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Jesse Walter FEWKES  1850 - 1930 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Jesse Walter FEWKES  1850 - 1930

aka Jesse W. Fewkes, J. W. Fewkes, Jesse Fewkes, J. Fewkes
nationality
occupation
birth 14 Nov 1850, Newton, MA
baptism
death 31 May 1930, Forest Glenn, MD
burial
marriage
Florence G. EASTMAN

b. ............
d. ..... 1888, ...........

children
marriage married in 1893:
Harriet Olivia CUTLER

b. <1849>, Nova Scotia, CANADA
d. 1930, .......; came to USA in 1870

children

PARENTS

father Jesse FEWKES

b. <1826> in Ipswich, MA
d. .............) (wood)carver

mother (1) Susan Emeline JEWETT

b. ............
d. ...............

marriage (married on 12 Dec 1849)

mother (2): Catherine Helen LEMON

b. ............
d. ...............

marriage (married in 1863)
children
  • Jesse Walter

    b. 4 Nov 1850, Newton, MA
    d. 31 May 1930, Forest Glenn, MD

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LIFE


March 1890 Calais, Maine: Passamaquoddy Indians


1860 CENSUS:
Watertown, Middlesex (mother Emma M.)



1920 CENSUS:
residence: Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland (ethnologist)



1930 CENSUS:
residence: Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland (ethnologist) (79y)


NOTES

  • On the Use of the Phonograph among Zuni Indians by J. Walter Fewkes (in: American Naturalist, (1890) 24: pp. 687-691)
  • Songcatchers: in search of the world's music by Mickey Hart with K. M. Kostyal (National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2003)
  • Percy Grainger and the Impact of the Phonograph by Michael Yates (in: Folk Music Journal Vol. 4, No. 3 (1983) pp. 265-275) JSTOR online article


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