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William Jewell 1812-1899

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William Jewell 1812-1899

Grace Jewell (View posts)
Posted: 7 Jan 2000 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jewell, Sedore, Draper, Barrager
William Jewel(l) was born in Upper Canada in 1812/13. This date is consistent through all censuses and his death certificate. In 1843, he bought 100 acres in North Gwillimbury, which he farmed for 35 years with Henry Jewell (probably younger brother). By 1843, he had married Hestor Sedore and the first four of eleven children had been born. He died in Cheboygan Michigan.

The big question: where was he for the first 30 years of his life. Before the Cornish Jewells of England started settling in the 1840's, there was very few Jewells in Upper Canada. As far as we know, he is not related to the Norfolk Jewells. He may be related to Lorenzo Jewell (Prince Edward County). We have traced his wife's family back through Eastern Ontario, and have found no records for Jewell. Does anyone have an early 1800's Jewell anywhere in their family?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Grace Jewell 7 Jan 2000 12:00PM GMT 
DeborahJ13 9 Sep 2001 5:09PM GMT 
gracethomsonj... 16 Sep 2001 1:26PM GMT 
kanberry 18 May 2008 3:52AM GMT 
tfjewell42414... 4 Jan 2014 6:43AM GMT 
gracescottjew... 31 May 2008 12:43AM GMT 
Patti Molenaa... 2 Aug 2011 10:16AM GMT 
suzyqtip 18 Apr 2013 12:20PM GMT 
Patti Molenaa... 19 Apr 2013 7:15PM GMT 
tfjewell42414... 22 Nov 2013 5:37AM GMT 
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