Jewel Bell McWilliams

Female14 May 1908–25 May 1985

Brief Life History of Jewel Bell

When Jewel Bell McWilliams was born on 14 May 1908, in Spalding, Georgia, United States, her father, John Gordon McWilliams, was 38 and her mother, Willie Gertrude Head, was 36. She married Phillip Aldon Mullins on 14 November 1930, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949 and Hickory Township, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1950. She died on 25 May 1985, in Carson City, Nevada, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States.

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Phillip Aldon Mullins
Jewel Bell McWilliams
Marriage: 14 November 1930
Estella "Stella" Mullins
James Aldon Mullins

Sources (9)

  • Jewel B Mullins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jewell McWilliams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jewel Bell McWilliams Mullins, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1930Catawba, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    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.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 10

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


    Age 21

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uilleim, a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of William , with excrescent English -s. In Ireland it sometimes represents a partial Gaelicization of Welsh Williams .

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

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    Jewel Bell McWilliams moved from GA to Hickory, NC with her parents in 1923. She completed an extended book-keeping degree and went to work as a book-keeper for several Hickory mills. She married P. A …

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