Biography of Albert B. & Lumas B. Jewell
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Albert B. Jewell was born in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, Feb. 23, 1853. He came with his parents to Aigorna in 1856. He farmed in the summer and taught school in the winters for six years. He was Treasurer of Algoma two years; resides on the old home place, on sec. 33, and owns 120 acres of valuable land.

Lumus B. Jewell (deceased), father of the above, was born in Vermont, Jan. 25, 1830. He was brought up on a farm and received a common school education. He removed with his parents to Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, in 1836, and to Grand Rapids when there were bnt three houses on the west side of Grand river, within the present city limits, They remained in Grand Rapids three years and then went back to Ohio, but returned to Kent county in 1856, settling in Algoma, as before stated, where he engaged in farming until his death, June 24, 1877.

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