Jewel Farish

27 November 1908–25 October 1997 (Age 88)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of Jewel

When Jewel Farish was born on 27 November 1908, in Navarro, Texas, United States, her father, Hazelwood Butler Farish, was 23 and her mother, Lura Mae Brownlee, was 20. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Roy Earl Grimmett. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 October 1997, in Barry, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Roy Earl Grimmett
1902–1973
Jewel Farish
1908–1997
Robert Earl Grimmett
1928–
Lewis Preston Grimmett
Margretta Lee " Margie" Grimmett
1932–1950
Jerry Alton Grimmett
1935–
Danny Edward Grimmett
1938–1940

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Robert Earl Grimmett

    Male1928–Male

    Female1932–1950Female

    Jerry Alton Grimmett

    Male1935–Male

    Danny Edward Grimmett

    Male1938–1940Male

    Lewis Preston Grimmett

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Hazelwood Butler Farish

    Male1885–1920Male

    Female1888–1970Female

siblings

(5)

    Vernon Farish

    Male1907–1954Male

    Female1908–1997Female

    Clifford Odell Farish

    Male1911–1966Male

    Emma Lee Farrish

    Female1914–1991Female

    Female1917–1996Female

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 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1932

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Scottish Farrish .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jewel Farrish in household of Hazel W Farrish, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jewell Farrish in household of H Wood Farrish, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jewel Farish in entry for Jerry Alton Grimmett, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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