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Elijah JonesAge: 92 years17781870

Elijah Jones
Given names
Birth 1778 27 28

MarriageMargaret RossView this family

Birth of a sisterMary Anna Jones
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 2 years)

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Birth of a brotherZachariah Martin Jones
about 1787 (Age 9 years)

Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 14 years)

Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 14 years)

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792 (Age 14 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Birth of a brotherStephen Zachary Jones Jr.
about 1793 (Age 15 years)
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 21 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Death of a maternal grandfatherEdward Wilburn
1806 (Age 28 years)

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 32 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 33 years)

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(
Birth of a son
James Madison Jones
1816 (Age 38 years)

Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819 (Age 41 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Death of a motherSusannah Wilburn
about 1828 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a son
Martin Jones
1830 (Age 52 years)

Death of a brotherGabriel Jones
before 1831 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a son
Stephen Gipson Jones
1840 (Age 62 years)

Birth of a son
William Jones
1841 (Age 63 years)

Death of a fatherStephen S. Jones Sr
after 1844 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a daughter
Emily Jones
1846 (Age 68 years)

Death of a sisterMary Anna Jones
April 16, 1848 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sonJames Madison Jones
1855 (Age 77 years)

Death of a brotherZachariah Martin Jones
October 1859 (Age 81 years)

The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 (Age 83 years)

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865 (Age 87 years)

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
Death of a brotherJohn Jones Sr
before 1870 (on the date of death)
Death before 1870 (Age 92 years)
Unique identifier

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Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1770Surry County, North Carolina, USA
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
5 years
1 year
twin sister
Mary Anna Jones
Birth: 1778 27 28Franklin County, Virginia, USA
Death: April 16, 1848Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, USA
10 years
younger brother
7 years
younger brother
Family with Margaret Ross - View this family
15 years
11 years
2 years
6 years