Museum the New Llano Colony

Martha Jewell


Family Information: Wife of R.A. Jewell.

Mother 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: Prepared food and cared for Rice Ranch workers.  

Other Info:  

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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