Museum the New Llano Colony

R.A. Jewell


Family Information: Husband of Martha Jewell.

Father of Margaret and Myra, plus another (described as their three pretty daughters).  


Pre-Colony History: The family came from Kentucky and stayed a year (1927-28) in the colony -- mostly at the Rice Ranch.  

Home in Colony: Lived at the Rice Ranch near Elton, LA.  

Job in Colony: Rice field worker  

Other Info: Sometimes fished in a creek two miles north of the Rice Ranch;  

Post-Colony History: After one year in the colony, the family moved to Clinton, Kentucky.  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": October 29, 1927, November 5, 1927, June 2, 1928, May 1, 1937  


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