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Donna Lou Jewett

Donna Lou Jewett

Female 1895 - 1978  (83 years)

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  • Name Donna Lou Jewett  [1, 2, 3
    Born 25 Feb 1895  West Jefferson, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Apr 1978  [1, 2
    Buried Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7027  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father Dr. George Franklin Jewett,   b. 17 Mar 1857, Dublin, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1946, Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Ida Mae Forshe,   b. 25 Apr 1860, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1955, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1885  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F2446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1910 census lists "Lyda M" Jewett, 49, living with three daughters: Ethel L, 21; Gladys D, 18; and Donna L, 15. Also in the household were 4 male lodgers. «i»1910 U.S. Census, «/i»Ward 4, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 624, Roll 1181, stamped p. 68).

      The 1920 census lists her mother Ida Jewett, 59 years old, living with "Dona" Jewett, 24, and her sister Ethel, 30, and her husband John F. Tholcke, 31. Two "lodgers" also lived in the household. «i»1920 U.S. Census, «/i»Ward 7, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 625, Roll 1381, stamped p. 315B).

      Fred Lockley,«i» History of the Columbia River Valley, From The Dalles to the Sea,"«/i» vol. 2, pp. 526-527 (S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, IL)(1928), mentions Donna by name.

      Regarding Donna's birth date, Alan Stuart and the Union Cemetery Assoc. indicate that she was born 25 Feb 1895. The "Hobson Family Tree" website indicates 25 Feb 1893.

  • Sources 
    1. [S406] Alan Stuart|, Stuart, Alan, "Baker, Jewett Forshe, etc.", (Email reports to Wm. C. Snouffer from Alan Stuart : alan2you@hotmail.com).

    2. [S500] Cem - Union, Columbus, OH, Union Cemetery Association, "Cemetery Records", (http://unc.cemeterydata.com, Union Cemetery, Olentangy River Rd, Colmbus, OH).

    3. [S94] Ancestry Tree - Hobson Family|, John L. Hobson, "hobson family", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=15149), (12 May 1967) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S93] Jewett Genealogy|, Frederic Clarke Jewett, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE JEWETTS OF AMERICA, (New York, The Grafton Press : 1908), (p. 770).

    5. [S407] RootsWeb WC - Cyndee's Tree|, Cyndee Rubb, "Cyndee's Tree", (RootsWeb World Connect Project, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=cyndeetut&recno=0 : Jun 2009).

    6. [S408] Ancestry Tree - Gates Learner|, Linda Terrel, "Gates Learner", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=2434054).

    7. [S94] Ancestry Tree - Hobson Family|, John L. Hobson, "hobson family", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=15149).