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George Allen JECKELL

Male 1880 - 1950  (69 years)


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  • Name George Allen JECKELL  [1
    Born 25 Jul 1880  Exeter, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1950  Seattle, King, Washington, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • George Allan JECKELL, age 69, died on 30 May 1950 at Seattle, King, Washington. Son of William JECKELL and Essie CASE. (Index: certificate)

      FORMER YUKON OFFICIAL SUCCUMBS IN SEATTLE. Seattle, May 31. George A. JECKELL, retired Yukon commissioner from Dawson, died of a heart attack yesterday, just a day after his arrival to visit friends and a nephew.

      The 69 year old former Yukon o(tinental automobile trip. He retired in 1947 after 15 years as Yukon commissioner and 37 years of Canadian government work. He went to the Yukon territory first in 1902 as a school teacher. He left Dawson last year.
      (obit)
    Notes 
    • "George Allen JECKELL (July 25, 1880 - May 30, 1950; ) was an educator, civil servant and political figure in the Yukon, Canada. He served as Yukon Comptroller/Controller from 1932 to 1946 and was accordingly the highest ranked government official in the territory.

      He was born in Exeter, Ontario, the son of William JECKELL and Essy CASE, and was educated in Exeter, Goderich and at normal schools in the Northwest Territories and Yukon. In 1933, he married his second wife, Anna Theresa BOYLE. JECKELL was a teacher in Dawson and become a revenue inspector for the Department of National Revenue in 1928. He was a prominent freemason". Canadian Who's Who, 1938-1939. Trans-Canada Press. 1939. [4, 5]
    Person ID I8098  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2013 

    Family Frances Jane Adelaide Alberta Beatrice WATTS,   b. 12 Jul 1869, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1944, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1903  Seattle, King, Washington, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • This certifies that the undersigned, a Minister of the Gospel by authority of a License bearing date the 13th day of July 1903, and issued by the County Auditor of the County of King did, on the 14th day of July 1903, at the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church Parsonage, Seattle, County and State aforesaid, join in Lawful Wedlock, George Allen JECKELL of the County of King, and Francis A. WATTS, of the County of King, with their mutual assent, in the presence of Amy K. GLASS and Mabel J. GLASS, witnesses. In Testimony Whereof, witness the signatures of the parties to said ceremony, the witnesses and myself this 14th day of July 1903. Officiating clergyman: Robert C. GLASS.

      Marriage Return: License obtained 13 July 1903 between George Allen JECKELL, age 24, first marriage, residing Seattle, Washington, born Ontario, Canada, Teacher, son of William JECKELL and Essie CASE; and Frances A. WATTS, age 26, first marriage, residing Seattle, Washington, born Ontario, Canada, Teacher, daughter of John Henry WATTS and Elizabeth NORSWORTHY. Married on 14 July 1903, by Robt. C. GLASS; Witnesses: AMY GLASS; Mabel GLASS. [6]
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Allen Wray JECKELL,   b. 25 May 1903, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1968  (Age 65 years)
     2. William H. Ross JECKELL,   b. 6 May 1906,   d. 19 May 1971  (Age 65 years)
     3. Francis Leigh JECKELL,   b. 6 Nov 1909, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1982, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Documents
    Jeckell divorce, 1930
    Jeckell divorce, 1930
    Announced in Reno Evening Gazette
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F2100  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Obituary of George Jeckell
    Obituary of George Jeckell

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    2. [S658] Vital Statistics - Washington, U.S.A.

    3. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    4. [S676] Personal communication.

    5. [S821] Website: Wikipedia.

    6. [S490] Marriage Certificate.


  

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