Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I14
  • Name: Viva Alice Jewel
  • Surname: Jewel
  • Given Name: Viva Alice
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 28 Jun 1875 in , , Texas 1
  • Death: 20 Sep 1945 in Roanoke, , Virginia 2
  • Burial: cremated
  • Reference Number: 28
  • _UID: 53D010FF4702F141B110365FA9E87EB5C774
  • Census: 1880 Auburn, Montgomery, Virginia 3
  • Census: 1920 Roanoke, Independent City, Virginia 4
  • Census: 1930 Roanoke, Independent City, Virginia 5
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Jewel Family Bibles; ; Bible publ various dates, some title pages missing; ; Original pages in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !RESIDENCES: Personal knowledge; ; Iva J. Geary & James J. Geary; ; ; NOTE: lived at 1317 Tillett Rd, Roanoke County/City, 1922-1945, at 627 Belleville Road 1919-1922, prior to that at Christiansburg, VA.

    !RESIDENCES-RELATIONSHIP:
    1900 U.S.Census, Montgomery Co VA; 1900; E.D.67; p 7; Natl Archives; NOTE: Enumerated with father and step-mother.
    1920 U.S.Census, Roanoke VA; 1920; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: living at 627 Bellville Rd., age 44, head of household, owner with brother, Leslie H. Jewel, age 34, also a resident; Mattie Rumburg, age 37, also a resident; Montagues were renters, Robert L, Kathleen, and Kitty Louellen; Viva (listed as Vivian) indicated no trade or profession;. Leslie listed as clerk in accounting for a railroad (N&W); Mattie listed as stenographer with a bank.

    !LAND: Deed of purchase; 1918; Roanoke Co VA Deed Book 94; p 162; Roanoke Co Courthouse; NOTE: Purchased one-third ownership, along with L H. Jewel, brother, and Iva J. Geary, sister, in house at 627 Belleville Rd., Roanoke, VA., abstract in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA.

    !LAND: Deed of sale and gift; 1932; heirs of William H. Jewel to Mary Winston Jewel, dtd 8 Jan 1932; ; Clerk of Court, Montgomery Co VA; courthouse, Christiansburg, VA; NOTE: $800 paid to each, Viva Walters, Iva J. Geary, Warwick R. Jewel, Leslie H. Jewel; $1 paid to Joseph W. Jewel, Ruth Jewel Boetcher for residence, W. Main St. Christiansburg.

    !LAND: Deed of purchase; 1922; Mrs. Viva J. Walters from Weaver Heights Corp, dtd 14 Jul 1922; ; Roanoke Co VA Crthse; NOTE: Purchase of residence at 1317 Tillett Rd., Weaver Heights, Roanoke Co, later annexed into Roanoke City.

    !BIOGRAPHY: Personal knowledge of James J. Geary, nephew, of Harrisonburg VA; 1875-1945; ; ; biographical sketch in poss of JJG.
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  • Change Date: 19 Jul 2015 at 16:04:23



    Father: William Hank Jewel b: 10 Aug 1848 in , Floyd, Virginia
    Mother: Sarah Jane Davis b: 25 Oct 1848 in Athens, McMinn, Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Harvey D. Walters b: 11 Apr 1849 in , Floyd, Virginia
    • Married: 6 Jul 1906 in Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia 7 8

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255378; National Archives Film T9-1378; Page 486C
    2. Title: Death Records, Virginia 1912-2014 [database on-line].
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
      Note: ame: Viva J Walters
      [Viva J Jewel]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age at Death: 70
      Birth Date: 28 Jun 1875
      Death Date: 20 Sep 1945
      Death Place: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 25 Sep 1945
      Father: W H Jewel
      Mother: Sallie Davis
      Spouse: H D Walters
    3. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255378; National Archives Film T9-1378; Page 486C
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Auburn, Montgomery, Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255378; National Archives Film T9-1378; Page 486C
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      William H. JEWELL
      Self Male M W 31 VA
      Occ: Photographer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Sarah J. JEWELL
      Wife Female M W 31 TN
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: TN
      Viva A.T. JEWELL
      Dau Female S W 4 TX
      Fa: VA Mo: TN
      Lindsey L. JEWELL
      Son Male S W 2 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: TN
      Lena I. JEWELL
      Other Female S W 1M VA
      Fa: VA Mo: TN
    4. Title: 1920 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Name: Vivian J Walters
      Age: 44
      Birth Year: abt 1876
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1920: Roanoke Ralaigh Court Ward, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      [Male]
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Widowed
      [Widow]
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Texas
      Home owned: Own
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
    5. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Name: Viva L Walters
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1876
      Birthplace: Texas
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    6. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia; Roll: T626_2483; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 0084. Name: Viva L Walters Age: 54 Estimated birth year: 1875 Birthplace: Texas Relation to Head-of-house: Head Race: White Home in 1930: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
    7. Title: Marriage Records: Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
      Publication: database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/)
      Note: Groom's Name Henry D. Walters
      Groom's Birth Date 1849
      Groom's Birthplace
      Groom's Age 57
      Bride's Name Viria Jewell
      Bride's Birth Date 1875
      Bride's Birthplace
      Bride's Age 31
      Marriage Date 21 Jul 1906
      Marriage Place Montgomery Co., Virginia
      Groom's Father's Name Jno. Walters
      Groom's Mother's Name R. Walters
      Bride's Father's Name W. H. Jewell
      Bride's Mother's Name L. J. Jewell
      Groom's Race
      Groom's Marital Status
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name
      Bride's Race
      Bride's Marital Status
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M02000-0
      System Origin Virginia-EASy
      Source Film Number 2048462
      Reference Number n 75
    8. Repository:
        Name: County Courthouse

      Title: Marriage Records: Montgomery County, Virginia
      Author: County Clerk
      Page: Bk 2, p 19, Lic #75.
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