Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I18
  • Name: William Jewel
  • Surname: Jewel
  • Given Name: William
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 Jan 1800 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia 1 2
  • Death: 11 Jan 1886 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
  • Burial: Miller Family Cmtry, Christiansburg, Virginia
  • Reference Number: 13
  • _UID: 26DD7EDE23D78347937584CF5220955EE319
  • Census: 1880 Auburn, Montgomery, Virginia 3
  • Note:

    Photograph of William & Mary Jewel and their daughters (taken before 1890)


    William & Mary Jewel

    and their daughters

    (taken before 1890)


    Family Sketch by of William and Mary Jewel


    WILLIAM JEWEL SPELLED HIS SURNAME WITH ONLY ONE L

    !BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Jewel Family Bibles; ; Bibles published at various dates, title pages missing; ; Original pages in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-OCCUPATION: Personal knowledge; ; Iva J. Geary, grandaughter; ; ; NOTES: Farmer, storekeeper, school teacher, surveyor, part-time Methodist preacher.

    !RESIDENCES-CENSUS:
    1830 U.S.Census, Montgomery Co VA; 1830; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTES: 1m10-15; 1fwm 30-40 (William would have been 30); 1fwf under 5; 1fwf 20-30 (Mary would have been 25); a young boy must have been livng there.
    1840 U.S.Census, Floyd Co VA; 1840; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTES: 1fwf 40-50; 2fwf under 5; 2fwf5-10; 1fwf 30-40.
    1850 U.S.Census, Western Dist #15, Floyd Co VA; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTES: lists William Jewel (50); Mary (40); Elizabeth (19); Mary (17); Christina (15); Virginia (13); Margaret (10); Lucinda (7); Emmaline (5); William H. (2).
    1860 U.S. Census, Floyd Co VA; 1860; ; p 538; Natl Archives; NOTE: trader.
    1870 U.S.Census, Little River Twp, Floyd Co VA; 1879; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTES: William Jewell, farmer, age 70, Mary 64, Christina 34, Margaret 29,Lucinda 26, Emaline 24, Wm Hank, farm laborer, 21.

    !LAND: Deed of sale; 1833; William and Mary Jewel, James and Martha Graham, to John Petty, dtd 25 Mar 1833; Montgomery Co VA Deed Bk L; p 118; courthouse, Christiansburg; NOTES: For $300, 2 tracts (no acreage given, Big Trap run, North Fork, Roanoke River (both Wm and Jno signed their names).

    !LAND: Deed of sale; 1839; Cornelius Hall from William Jewel and wife, dtd Mar 1839, Montgomery Co VA Deed Book M; p 465; courthouse, Christiansburg; NOTE: 6 acres, part of 150 acres.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Deed book; 1843; deed dtd 24 Feb 1843, names William Jewel and Mary Jewel his wife as heirs in the estate of Asa Hall, Sr., Montgomery Co VA Deed Book N; p 405; courthouse, Christiansburg.

    !LAND: Deed of sale; 1843; Henry & Christina Beckner of Franklin Co to Wm Jewel of Floyd, dtd 16 Jan 1843, Floyd County Deed Book C; p 182; courthouse, Floyd;NOTE: for $1000, 200 acres on north side of east fork of Little River.

    !RESIDENCE: Deed of trust; ; instrument to secure a loam, Floyd Co. Deed Bk D; p 250; courthouse, Floyd; NOTE: John Graham of Floyd owed James Graham of Montgomery Co. $600; secured loan by selling to Wm Jewel for one dollar 130 acres on Little River plus livestock; void if no default.

    !RESIDENCE: Deed of trust; 1857; Riley Gildwater of Floyd grants to William Jewel of Floyd real & personal property to secure payment of certain debts to George Akers, dtd 5 Mar 1857, Floyd Co VA Deed Book J; p 148; courthouse, Floyd.

    !HOMESTEAD: Deed; 1871; William Jewel declares intention to claim homestead, Floyd Co VA Deed Book M, dtd 27 Nov 1871; p 262; courthouse, Floyd; NOTE: to claim and hold exempt from seizure: one 215-acre tract on which he was living, assessed at $4/acre; one 120-acre tract in Montgomery Co. on waters of Big Trap, assessed at $4/acre; interest in Beaver Dam Mills, amt not yet fully ascertained; and interest in house & lot in Jacksonville (Floyd Court House), amt not ascertained.

    !RESIDENCE: 1870 Fed. Agricultural Census, Little River Twp. Floyd Co VA; 1870; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: Jewel, William, 120 acres improved, 95 woodland, cash value of farm $1000, farm implements $30, wages paid during year $10, horse 3, milk cows 3, other cattle 6, sheep 16, swine 7, value of livestock $430, spring wheat 50 bu., rye 40 bu., Indian corn 280 bu., oats 200 bu. NOTE: Not listed in 1860 Floyd Co. Agri Census.
  • Change Date: 24 Aug 2005 at 01:00:00
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  • FILE: C:\My Documents\MY WEBS\rootsweb\photos\wlfam.jpg
  • Title: William and Mary (Hall) Jewel
  • Note:
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  • _PRIM: Y
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    Father: Thomas Jewell b: ABT 1764 in , Loudoun, Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Graham b: ABT 1775 in , , Virginia

    Marriage 1 Mary Hall b: 3 Aug 1805 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    • Married: 24 Jul 1825 in , Montgomery County, Virginia 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Jewel b: 17 May 1827 in of, Montgomery Co., Virginia
    2. Has No Children Martha Jewel b: 16 May 1828 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    3. Has Children Elizabeth Jewel b: 5 Oct 1830 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    4. Has Children Mary Jewel b: 2 Mar 1833 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    5. Has No Children Christina Jewel b: 7 Aug 1835 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    6. Has Children Virginia Jewel b: 15 Apr 1838 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    7. Has No Children Margaret Jewel b: 25 Jan 1841 in , Floyd, Virginia
    8. Has No Children Lucinda Jewel b: 15 Sep 1843 in , Floyd, Virginia
    9. Has No Children Emeline Jewel b: 10 Nov 1845 in , Floyd, Virginia
    10. Has Children William Hank Jewel b: 10 Aug 1848 in , Floyd, Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: James J. Geary
        Harrisonburg, VA 22801
        gearyhome@rica.net

      Title: Jewel Family Bible Records
      Author: Geary, James Jewel, compiler
      Publication: Privately printed, August 1995
      Note:
      The title pages of the original Bibles are missing. The information pages were torn out. Compilation was made from these pages. Handwriting has been identified.
      Note: The Bible lists birth, death, marriage info plus the names and birthdates for all of his children.
    2. 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
    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 JEWELL
      Self Male M W 80 VA
      Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Mary JEWELL
      Wife Female M W 74 VA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Margaret JEWELL
      Dau Female S W 39 VA
      Occ: At Home Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Lucinda JEWELL
      Dau Female S W 36 VA
      Occ: At Home Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Emmaline JEWELL
      Dau Female S W 34 VA
      Occ: At Home Fa: VA Mo: VA
    4. Title: Marriage Records: Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
      Publication: database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/)
      Note: Groom's Name William Jewel
      Groom's Birth Date 1804
      Groom's Birthplace
      Groom's Age 21
      Bride's Name Mary Hall
      Bride's Birth Date
      Bride's Birthplace
      Bride's Age
      Marriage Date 25 Jan 1825
      Marriage Place Montgomery County, Virginia
      Groom's Father's Name
      Groom's Mother's Name
      Bride's Father's Name Asa Hall
      Bride's Mother's Name
      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 M86878-8
      System Origin Virginia-EASy
      Source Film Number 32633
      Reference Number P 194
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