White Jewelers

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About
Name
  • White Jewelers
Retail
  • Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
Facts
Founded
  • 1928
Related
Key Persons
Location
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    • 215 E Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio, United States
    • Jeromesville, Ohio, United States
    • 211 E Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio, United States
Building
Design and construction
Main contractor Ivan Weaver of Fredricksburg, Ohio

Quick Facts

  • 1928 - Established by Orelin M. and Nellie White setting up a business in Jeromesville, Ohio[1]
  • 1930's - White Jewelers locating to a building next to Freedlander's where Mr. White repaired watches and clocks.[2]
  • 1944 - Store moved to 215 E. Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio[3]
  • 1970 - Chell Maxwell daughter of founder purchased the business
  • 1970s - "My mother purchased the property which contained White Jewelers, the shoe repair shop that became the stork shop and the Wooster Theater"
  • 1992 - Heather (White) Kobilarcsik purchased business from "my mother"
  • 1999 - October, Redesigned Schine's Wooster Theater to house the jewelry shop. The interior houses a large chandelier, which originally came from the Lyric Twin Cinema on S. Market St.[4]

Newspaper articles

Newspaper citations with no attached images

  • November 09, 2008: "The 80th is a Gem of Anniversary for White Jewelers" by Chris Leonard, The Daily Record, p. 123.


  • Family owned and operated for 3 generationsItalic text - 2020 website
  1. White Jewelers website. About us History page. 2016.
  2. White Jewelers website. About us History page. 2016.
  3. White Jewelers website. About us History page. 2016.
  4. White Jewelers website. About us History page. 2016.