6/5/1917 Jewett, Cumberland Co, IL was where he lived when he registered for the draft, verifing his birth date and place. He was a farmer/laborer and worked for his father at Springpoint Twp, Cumberland. As a single 21 year old man, his next of kin were "father and mother," no names. His physical description was medium height, medium build, gray eyes and light hair.
1930 Mattoon, Coles Co, IL. His family was counted in the census with Ray at 34 years of age, married for the first time at 24, and employed as a chauffer at a packing house. Ollie at 26, had married at 17, and their children were Marie, 8 and Raymond, 7. The value of their home was $30.