Jewell Estelle Gaskin

14 June 1908–31 October 2012 (Age 104)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Jewell Estelle

When Jewell Estelle Gaskin was born on 14 June 1908, in Georgia, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Gaskins, was 24 and her mother, Lennie Estelle Kirkland, was 23. She married Frederick Arthur "Fred" Beckel Sr on 1 January 1942, in Flagler, Florida, United States. She lived in Brunswick, Glynn, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1930. She died on 31 October 2012, in St. Augustine, St. Johns, Florida, United States, at the age of 104.

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Hollis Sidney Gupton
Jewell Estelle Gaskin
Joseph William Gupton
Joyce Estelle Gupton
Donald Eugene Gupton

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
Age 6
Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 27
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gascoigne .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (7)

  • Jewell E Gaskins in household of Joe H Gaskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jewell E Gupton, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Jewell Estelle Gupton in entry for Hollis Sidney Gupton, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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