Captain Robert Henry JEWELL

Male 1868 - 1952  (84 years)


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  • Name Robert Henry JEWELL 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 23 Feb 1868  Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Oct 1952  Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Oct 1952  Hilly Grove Cemetery, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30064  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2013 

    Father John JEWELL,   b. Abt 1850,   d. 6 Jun 1879, St. Lawrence River, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane MCNAIR,   d. 2 Jan 1871 
    Family ID F2889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary RUMLEY,   b. 16 Oct 1869, Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1944, Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1890  Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vita Records - Marriages #001242 -1890
      Robert H. JEWELL, 22, farmer, born Quebec City, Province of Quebec and Mary RUMLEY, 21, born Bentinck Township, Bruce married 4 December 1890 at Gore Bay. Groom's Parents: John and Mary Jane Jewell. Bride's parents: Jacob Barns Rumleyand Janet. Witnesses: H. Williams, Burpee and Elizabeth Rumley, Silver Water.

      Dorothy Hopkins Addison Scrapbook, transcribed by Marilyn Irish
      50th Anniversary Celebrated
      Capt. And Mrs. R.H. Jewell, celbrated their Golden Wedding on Wednesday, December 4th, 1940, at their home in Bidwell. The seven members of the family being present. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hembruff, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Chatwell, Pte and Mrs. Thos. McCulligh and Mr. Harry Jewell all of Manitowaning; also Mr. and Mrs. Byrtle Armstrong of Lee Valley and Mr. and Mrs. Robbie Jewell of Silver Water, Mrs. Jewell's brother, Mr. Jos. Rumley and five grandchildren were present.
      The family presented their mother with a gold locket with 'Mother' engraved and a gold ring to their father with 'Father' engraved.
      A lovely supper was arranged by the family having their wedding cake with fifty candles.
      Mr. Jewell gave a very appropriate address on his appreciation of having the whole family with them for the occasion, and that they have been spared to live the fifty years of happy married life, of which they have spent all on the Manitoulin Island.
    Children 
     1. Florence Pearl JEWELL,   b. 6 Sep 1891, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1972, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Gertrude Lillian JEWELL,   b. 1 Mar 1893, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret Jane JEWELL,   b. 10 May 1895, Helen's Bay, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1976, Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Jennie May JEWELL,   b. 26 May 1897, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1961  (Age 64 years)
     5. Edith Gladys JEWELL,   b. 17 Jun 1899, Burpee Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1994, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     6. Harry JEWELL,   b. 23 Jul 1901, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1957, Owen Sound, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     7. Robert William JEWELL,   b. 13 May 1903, Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1965, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Thelma Mary JEWELL,   b. 1914,   d. 1914  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F1128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Robert H. Jewell, son of John Jewell and of M.J. McNair his wife was born on the 23rd day of February 1868 and was baptized on the 31st day of May in the same year in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me - signed by W. Jackson
      - witnesses John Jewell and M.J. Jewell"

      1891 Burpee Township , Algoma, Household #28
      Jewell R. Thomas Male 23 Married Head Quebec Ireland Ireland C Presb Farmer
      Jewell Mary Female 21 Married Wife Ontario Ontario C Presb

      1901 Ontario Census, Burpee Township. Con 9 Lot 20, Household #29
      JEWELL Robert H. Male Head married 23 February 1869 32 Ont Irish Can P S Farmer
      JEWELL Mary Female Wife married 16 October 1870 31 Ont Eng Can PS
      JEWELL Florance P. Female Daughter single 6 September 1891 9 Ont Irish Can PS
      JEWELL Gurtrude L. Female Daughter single 18 March 1893 Ont Irish Can PS
      JEWELL Margaret J. Female Daughter single 10 May 1893 5 Ont Irish Can PS
      JEWELL Jennie M. Female Daughter single 26 May 1897 3Ont Irish Can PS
      JEWELL Edith G. Female Daughter single 17 June 1899 1Ont Irish Can PS
      EATON James A. Male Lodger single 5 October 1881 19 Ont Eng Can PS Farm Lab
      EATON Fredrick W. Male Lodger single 6 August 1883 17 Ont Eng Can PS Farm Lab

      1911 Ontario Census, Algoma East, Dawson, Household #59 (Lodger in the home of Lindsay Johnston)
      JEWELL Robert male lodger Married February 1870 41

      Obituary, uncited
      Deaths (handwritten 1952)
      Jewell-At Sudbury General Hospital on Saturday, October 25, Captain Robert Henry Jewell husband of the late Mary Rumley, in his 84th year. Funeral services from the home of his daughter, (Mrs. Thomas McCulligh, Bidwell, Tuesday, October 28. Interment in Hilly Grove Cemetery.

      Hilly Grove Cemetery, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
      JEWELL / MARY RUMLEY / BELOVED WIFE OF / ROBERT JEWELL / 1869-1944 / ROBERT HENRY / 1869 -1952 //