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Ellen JEWELL

Ellen JEWELL

Female 1860 - 1927  (66 years)

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  • Name Ellen JEWELL  [1, 2
    • Or was her name 'Emma Amelia'?
    Born 29 Oct 1860  Goolwa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Or was this 25th February 1860?
    Gender Female 
    Emigration Ellen migrated on the 'Calabar' from South Hampton - disembarked at Adelaide in 1st Aug 1853. 
    Biography Notes Ellen was the 4th daughter of Richard and Matilda  
    Residence Bringalbert Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Sep 1927  Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Ellen died at the home of her daughter, Stella McLean - 53 Tarragon St, Mile End. She had a private nurse.
    Person ID I-1514  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father Richard JEWELL 
    Relationship -2947 
    Mother Matilda UNKNOWN 
    Relationship -2947 
    Married
    • Their wedding was at Jewell's home in Narracoorte.
    Family ID F-2947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George MATTHEWS,   b. Dec 1857, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1924, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1882  Narracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The wedding took place at the residence of Ellen's parents.
    Note George would have been 24 years old and Ellen was 21 years old.  
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth ('Lizzy') MATTHEWS,   b. 21 May 1884,   d. 26 Oct 1955, Elsternwick Melbourne Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  []
    +2. Jewell MATTHEWS,   b. 8 Feb 1886,   d. 3 Sep 1959, Leeton NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
     3. Stella Vinicombe MATTHEWS,   b. 28 Aug 1887, Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1951  (Age 63 years)  []
    +4. Matlida ('Tilly') Grace MATTHEWS,   b. 4 Sep 1888,   d. 25 Jan 1967  (Age 78 years)  []
    +5. Ada Catherine MATTHEWS,   b. 9 Jul 1890,   d. 18 Nov 1973, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  []
    +6. Richard ('Dick') James MATTHEWS,   b. 6 Sep 1891,   d. 2 Dec 1962  (Age 71 years)  []
     7. Ellen Hart MATTHEWS  []
    +8. Reuben George MATTHEWS,   b. 27 Sep 1895,   d. 2 Dec 1962  (Age 67 years)  []
     9. Reuben James ('Fred') JEWELL,   b. 6 Apr 1902, Lochaber SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 15:40:02 
    Family ID F-499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    W - George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert
    W - George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-155] Reuben Matthews - ID 9059 - further evidence welcome, Reuben's notes are attached to this website.