Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I17
  • Name: Leslie Hank Jewel
  • Surname: Jewel
  • Given Name: Leslie Hank
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 Feb 1885 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia 1 2
  • Death: 13 Jan 1940 in Roanoke, , Virginia
  • Burial: cremated
  • Reference Number: 31
  • _UID: 26611209FC2A4F43920F53B4099BA55BA698
  • Census: 1920 Roanoke, Independent City, Virginia 3
  • Census: 1930 Roanoke, Independent City, Virginia 4
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Jewel Family Bibles; ; Bibles published at various dates, title pages missing; ; Original pages in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !EDUCATION-PROFESSION: Personal knowledge; ; of Iva J. Geary and James J. Geary; ; ; NOTES: Attended Washington & Lee University for the better part of two years; self-employed as a portrait photographer in Roanoke, VA; owner of Kidd Studio; previously worked as a conductor on a Panama railroad; also as a clerk at Norfolk & Western Railway offices in Roanoke.

    !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., co-owner with sister, Viva Walters; divorced, age 34, accountant clerk for railroad (N&W); enumerated with Viva Walters, sister.

    !LAND: Deed of purchase; 1918; Roanoke Co VA Deed Book 94; p 162; Roanoke Co Courthouse; NOTE: Purchased one-third ownership, along with Mrs. Viva J. Walters, sister, and Iva J. Geary, sister, in house at 627 Belleville Rd., Roanoke, VA., abstract in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA.
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  • Change Date: 14 Mar 2016 at 16:33:17



    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 Esty Koszeghy b: 26 Nov 1875 in Budapest, Hungary
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: 13 Sep 1912 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania

    Sources:
    1. Title: Birth Records: Births and Christenings, Virginia 1853-1917 Index
      Author: FamilySearch Indexing Project
      Publication: Online Database: http://familysearch.org
      Note: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C00167-4
      System Origin: Virginia-EASy
      Source Film Number: 2046951
      Reference Number: p 196
    2. Title: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Author: Ancestry.com. [database on-line].
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
      Note: Name: Leslie Hann Jewel
      County: Montgomery
      State: Virginia
      Birth Date: 27 Feb 1885
      Race: White
    3. Title: 1920 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Name: Leslie H Jewel
      Age: 34
      Birth Year: abt 1886
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1920: Roanoke Ralaigh Court Ward, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Brother
      Marital Status: Divorced
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
    4. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Name: Leslie H Jewel
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1885
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Brother
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    5. 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: Leslie H Jewel Age: 45 Estimated birth year: 1884 Birthplace: Virginia Relation to Head-of-house: Brother Race: White Home in 1930: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
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