Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I1783
  • Name: Willis Jackson Moses
  • Surname: Moses
  • Given Name: Willis Jackson
  • Prefix: Rev.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Apr 1866 1
  • Death: 15 Jun 1961 1
  • Burial: Sunset Cmtry, Christiansburg, Virginia
  • _UID: 204EA82BA3B6F443B3E0D5AB6B5477F812E5
  • Note:
    !RELATIONSHIP: Letter from Lois Hensen, Shawsville VA to Jim Geary Harrisonburg VA; ; Letter dtd 20 Mar 1997; ; original in poss of Jim Geary; NOTE: He was the brother of Lucy Black Moses who married Sylvester Jewell.

    !BIOGRAPHY: Willis Jackson Moses was ordained as a minister in the Southern Methodist Conference. He preached in a church he had helped build in Luster's Gate, Virginia (near Blacksburg). He was also the first post master in Luster's Gate. (Provided by great-granddaughter, Josie Bishop - 28 Sep 2000).
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  • Change Date: 12 Aug 2002 at 01:00:00



    Marriage 1 Octavia Jane Jewell b: 13 Feb 1871 in , , Virginia
    • Married: 24 Dec 1889 in , Montgomery County, Virginia 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Alberta Lansing Moses b: 14 Feb 1894
    2. Has Children Roxie Moses b: 19 Sep 1895
    3. Has No Children Earthuel Moses b: 20 Aug 1892
    4. Has No Children Elliott Jackson Moses b: 9 Jun 1899
    5. Has No Children Seth Columbus Moses b: 6 Apr 1903 in , Montgomery County, Virginia
    6. Has No Children Anna Dorcus Moses b: 6 Apr 1903
    7. Has No Children Compton Black Moses b: 16 Jul 1905
    8. Has No Children Lucian Marion Moses b: 12 Feb 1910

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: Marsha Moses

      Title: Family Records: Moses, Marsha
      Author: Moses, Marsha
      Publication: e-mail message from , received 2 Nov 2000
    2. Repository:
        Name: Josie Bishop

      Title: Family Records: Bishop, Josie Thomas
      Author: Bishop, Josie
      Publication: e-mail message fromJosie Thomas Bishop , various dates
      Note: Both were from Montgomery County, Virginia
    3. Title: Marriage Records: Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
      Publication: database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/)
      Note: Groom's Name Willis J. Moses
      Groom's Birth Date 1867
      Groom's Birthplace
      Groom's Age 22
      Bride's Name Octavia Jewell
      Bride's Birth Date 1871
      Bride's Birthplace
      Bride's Age 18
      Marriage Date 24 Dec 1889
      Marriage Place Montgomery Co., Virginia
      Groom's Father's Name Archy Moses
      Groom's Mother's Name Nancy Moses
      Bride's Father's Name J. D. Jewell
      Bride's Mother's Name Martha 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 129
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