John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950)

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (1876-1950). He was born in Missouri, USA and was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in the auto factories. “John Mack” was the father of Vernon Lee Jarrell. #familyhistory #familyphoto #genealogy #jarrellgenealogy... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell with Brother/Nephews

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (back row, second from left) with his brother, Jip (front row, center), and nephews. He was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1876. He was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell and Siblings

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell (left) and siblings. He was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1876. He was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in the auto factories. “John Mack” was the father of Vernon Lee... Continue Reading →

John McCreary Jarrell – Driller in the Lead Mines

John McCreary Jarrell - Driller in the Lead Mines. Before moving to Detroit, Michigan, USA, John McCreary Jarrell worked in the lead mines of his native state of Missouri. Southeastern Missouri was known as the "Lead Belt," for the many lead mines located there. The photo is a postcard of St. Louis Smelting and Refining... Continue Reading →

Mabel Forshee Jarrell (1880-1966)

Mabel Forshee Jarrell (1880-1966). She was the mother of Vernon Lee Jarrell and wife of John McCready Jarrell. Born in St. Francois County, Missouri, USA, her family migrated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920. Mabel was an excellent cook/baker, with chicken and dumplings and multi-layer lemon cake among her specialities. #familyhistory #familyphoto #genealogy #jarrellgenealogy #missouri... Continue Reading →

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell at right, with his brother, “Jip”

John McCreary “Mack” Jarrell at right, with his brother, “Jip”. He was born in Missouri, USA 18 December 1976. He was a miner at the Federal Lead Mine in Flat River, Missouri for many years. The family relocated to Detroit, Michigan, USA by 1920, to work in the auto factories. “John Mack” was the father... Continue Reading →

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