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1 May 1944 | Boston, MA USA
1780s or 1790s | New York
[See "Out of the Shadows", p. 11:George Jewell "came to America from Holland early in the 18th century.... [He] settled in Duchess Co., N.Y. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War.""The name of George Jewell appears three times in the book, "New York in the Revolution', a state publication...." Either George enlisted three times or there were others with the same name. See pages 137 and 240 (2nd Duchess Co.) and p. 146 (6th Duchess Co.). Land Bounty rights were awarded to men who served in the 2nd. He married Hannah and had 11 children beginning with John in 1769 and ending with Thomas in 1792. See Carolyn Jewell Hosford's "Out of the Shadows" (Syracuse, 1937), p. 11.
8 Jun 1843 | Weedsport, Cayuga, NY