Jewel J Van Buskirk

19 July 1908–November 1985 (Age 77)
Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jewel J

When Jewel J Van Buskirk was born on 19 July 1908, in Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Van Buskirk, was 24 and his mother, Ethel Emma Evans, was 22. He married I Helen Williams on 17 August 1932, in Paris, Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States. He lived in Wayne Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died in November 1985, at the age of 77.

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Jewel J Van Buskirk
I Helen Williams
Marriage: 17 August 1932

Spouse and Children

17 August 1932
Paris, Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Van Buskirk





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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jewel J Van Buskork, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jewell Van Buskirk in household of Thos Van Buskirk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jewel Van Buskirk in household of Thomas Van Buskirk, "United States Census, 1910"

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