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I am joining the Jones Project in order to contact AJones, a member of this project. I saw a comment made by him/her in Dec. 2011 about the Jones family that began their life in America in Maryland and after many years settled in Alabama. Later, descendants moved on to Texas. The comment said that William Jefferson .Jones was the ggg grandfather of AJones. William Jefferson Jones is my gg grandfather. Because, I am new I am not sure how to contact this person. Perhaps some of you will help. me.
AJones I am from the Texas side and I know some of the connections and would like to share them with you.
Joan from Texas
I am having difficulty locating an M. Richard JONES. I do not know what the "M" might stand for nor do I have a DOB. My best guess is that Dick is 65+possibly born in the 1940+/-. For at least 2 years he worked in Puerto Rico outside of San Juan (1973-74) at a tobacco plant that I think might have been owned by R J Reynolds Tobacco out of NC or a subsidiary. At that time he was a single/divorced parent and had 2 kids that would come to visit named Diane and Scott. They are most likely grown with families of their own by now.
I have very little to work with obviously. I did find a match on the name thru the SS Death index and the guy died last year at the age of 82. This sounds too old for Dick but I sent for the death certificate from NC nevertheless in hopes of finding out for sure or at least maybe find a connection.
If his name (went by Dick) is in some of your research I would love to hear from you. Also, if you have some tips or suggestions for pursuing this endeavor with little info I could appreciate them as well. This is definitely an exercise is it not?
Mine is here;Susi's Chatty Performances on Genealogy: Noyes(Nois) Jones and Susa... and the blog before.
Looking for more info on this line?
Jesse Jones (1816 - 1879) (is my 4th great grandfather)Thomas Jefferson Jones (1847 - 1907)(is my 3rd great grandfather)Son of Jesse Maude May Jones (1882 - 1955) (is my 2nd great grandmother)
Daughter of Thomas Jefferson
Bertha Naomi Murphy (1902 - 1942) (is my great grandmother)Daughter of Maude May Robert Hearld Cassel (1923 - 1962) (is my grandfather)Son of Bertha Naomi
Jesse Jones Parents of Jesse Jones: Mr ?? Jones & Lydia () Jones Birth abt 1816 in North Carolina, USA Death 1873-1879
Buried: Cunot Cemetery in Jackson Township, Owen County, IN, Usa
Marriage:April 25, 1839, Jessie Jones married Sarah E. Young in Union County, Indiana
Sarah E. Young Parents of Sarah E. Young: Elijah Young & Elizabeth Ferguson.
Birth abt 1820 in Indiana, USA Death aft 1880 Buried: Cunot Cemetery in Jackson Township, Owen County, IN, Usa
Jesse was found in the 1850 census of Abington township of Wayne County, Indiana. He owned $800 worth of land. Neither he or Sarah could read or write. He was next found farming in Cloverdale township of Putnam County, Indiana in 1860-1870. He owned $2,600 worth of land there in June 1870. On November 28, 1870 Jesse purchased 133 acres in Jackson (now Jennings) township of Owen County. He owed back taxes on 21 acres of that land in 1873. Jesse Jones died between 1873 and 1880, when Sarah is found in the 1880 Owen County, Indiana census listed as a widow. She lived in Jennings township. It is likely that the family moved to Owen County in the 1870's.
Elijah Young Birth: Oct. 26, 1772 North Carolina, USA. Death: Oct. 26, 1856 Union City, Union, Indiana, USA. Elizabeth Ferguson Birth: Apr. 30, 1788 Salisbury Dst, Rockingham, North Carolina, USA. Death: Sep. 1, 1864 Union City, Union, Indiana, USA. Parents: John Ferguson 1755 – 1842 & Phebe Hill Barrow 1751 – 1827
Mr ?? Jones & Lydia () Jones possible children:
Susan Jones m. 22 July 1832 Robert Stevens (married in Wayne Co. Indiana) Jesse Jones (1815-1879??) Sampson K. JOnes (1821-1880) Solomon K. JOnes 1816-1851 Buried in Cloverdale, Putnam, Indiana. Living in Lydia Jones household, 1850. Margaret Jones (ca.1828- Anderson Jones ca.1811- m. November 8, 1838 Sarah Burrows in Union Co. Indiana
Several members of this family left the Union-Wayne County, Indiana area in the 1840s for the area of Cloverdale, Putnam County, Indiana and adjoining Owen County, Indiana.
I am researching my paternal line of Jones. I am looking for Jones families that lived in the Belmont Ohio area. Here are my ggg and gg and great grandfathers.
Josephus Jones 1835-1870 Married Angelina Luke
Thomas Jones 1853- ? Married Ruth Jumps
Clyde O Jones 1887-1974 Married Nellie Drury
any help or direction would be wonderful
I also have HENDERSON, suspect same line but two different generations.
Joseph HIggins m Mary (HENDERSON) as near as determined. had Elizabeth HIggins whom mar Henry Hoffman ie Huffman. whose first born daughter Mary married John Henderson. All my family.
I may have data on your Greene Co. JONES for PA. I wish I could locate my JONES cousin of MD. Because good chance same kin. Do you have data on Capt William Jones who had daughter Elizabeth Jones whom mar Capt. John Duvall son of Moreen Duvall of Middle plantation. They came to Greene Co. PA area. SusiCP@cox.net
I am looking for any inforamtion on Sina Jones b. 1807. I know not where, m. Timothy Biram Vining 22 May 1826, Meiggs County, Ohio and d. 1891 Meggs County Ohio. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
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