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John Jones SrAge: 96 years17741870

Name
John Jones Sr
Type
birth name
Given names
John
Surname
Jones
Name suffix
Sr
Birth about 1774 23 24
Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 2 years)

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777 (Age 3 years)

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
Birth of a brotherElijah Jones
1778 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Anna Jones
1778 (Age 4 years)
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 6 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 13 years)

Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 18 years)

Note:
Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 18 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 18 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Birth of a brotherStephen Zachary Jones Jr.
about 1793 (Age 19 years)
MarriageSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
about 1795 (Age 21 years)

Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 25 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
MarriageSarah RisnerView this family
about 1800 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a son
#1
Hiram Jones
February 16, 1801 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary Jones
about 1803 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3
John Jackson Jones
December 14, 1806 (Age 32 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherEdward Wilburn
1806 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#4
Edmund Jones
about 1807 (Age 33 years)
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 36 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
August 6, 1810 (Age 36 years)
Note: 1810 Knox County, Kentucky. as Harlan was not a county until 1819.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 37 years)

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
Birth of a son
#5
Wiley Jones
about 1812 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Maston Green Jones
April 1817 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Martin Jones
about 1818 (Age 44 years)
Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819 (Age 45 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Birth of a son
#8
Luke David Jones
about 1820 (Age 46 years)

CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
August 7, 1820 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a daughter
#9
Sarah Jones
about 1822 (Age 48 years)

Marriage of a childWilkerson Asher HowardMary JonesView this family
about 1822 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#10
Speed Jones
August 3, 1823 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childHiram JonesRachel ElyView this family
about 1824 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11
Frances Jones
about 1825 (Age 51 years)
Death of a motherSusannah Wilburn
about 1828 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a son
#12
Mark Jones
about 1829 (Age 55 years)

CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
June 1, 1830 (Age 56 years)

Death of a brotherGabriel Jones
before 1831 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Jackson JonesSarah H. GreenView this family
December 11, 1831 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWiley JonesSarah HendricksonView this family
about 1831 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childEdmund JonesFrancis ChrissmanView this family
about 1832 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a son
#13
John Jones Jr.
about 1834 (Age 60 years)

Marriage of a childEwell Venable UnthankSarah JonesView this family
about 1839 (Age 65 years)

CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
June 1, 1840 (Age 66 years)

Marriage of a childMaston Green JonesSarah E. LaneView this family
about 1844 (Age 70 years)

Death of a fatherStephen S. Jones Sr
after 1844 (Age 70 years)
Marriage of a childSpeed JonesMary SergentView this family
May 18, 1845 (Age 71 years)
Marriage of a childMartin JonesMary Magdalene EagerView this family
about 1848 (Age 74 years)

Death of a sisterMary Anna Jones
April 16, 1848 (Age 74 years)
CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
April 30, 1850 (Age 76 years)
Note: Conflict in birth locations between 1850 and 1860 census.
Marriage of a childJohn Jones Jr.Martha CreechView this family
July 7, 1854 (Age 80 years)
Death of a daughterSarah Jones
April 12, 1858 (Age 84 years)

Death of a wifeSarah (Sally) Noe
about 1859 (Age 85 years)
Death of a brotherZachariah Martin Jones
October 1859 (Age 85 years)

Death of a sonMark Jones
before 1860 (Age 86 years)

Death of a sonMartin Jones
between 1860 and 1870 (Age 86 years)

Note: In the Harlan County 1860 Census, Martin is not present. Mary and all children are living at her fat…
CensusSarah (Sally) NoeView this family
August 20, 1860 (Age 86 years)
Note: Conflict in birth locations between 1850 and 1860 census.
The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 (Age 87 years)

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
Death of a sonLuke David Jones
after 1864 (Age 90 years)

The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865 (Age 91 years)

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
Death of a sonEdmund Jones
before 1870 (on the date of death)
Death of a brotherElijah Jones
before 1870 (on the date of death)
Death before 1870 (Age 96 years)
Unique identifier
AB5DE25A6E27D81187500000C07217C7A9A2

Research task
Reconcile 1850 and 1860 census birth locations
December 12, 2013

by: Admin
Last change February 21, 201522:45:23

by: Admin
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1770Surry County, North Carolina, USA
2 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
5 years
younger brother
1 year
younger 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 Sarah Risner - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1800
14 months
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
13 months
son
6 years
son
Family with Sarah (Sally) Noe - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1795
31 years
daughter
-8 years
son
21 months
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
19 months
son
6 years
son
6 years
son

Notehttp://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~seky/datafile/circt/jonesheirs.html
Census
1810 Knox County, Kentucky. as Harlan was not a county until 1819.
Census
Conflict in birth locations between 1850 and 1860 census.
Census
Conflict in birth locations between 1850 and 1860 census.
Note
Sarah married John JONES Sr.. John was born about 1774 in North Carolina. He died before Oct 1870 in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA Commissioner's Report -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- John Jones Heirs Against John Jones Heirs Plff } } Defts } CommR Report In persuant to an order of the Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA Circuit Court rendered at its Octr Term 1870 referring this cause to me as Special Commissioner in said case. After advertising as required by law I held the first sitting at the Circuit Court Clerks office in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA county on the 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 days of March 1871 and ascertained from the proof and pleading and exhibits filed the following facts - 1st That the said John Jones at the time of his death left in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA a tract of land worth about Fifteen hundred dollars. That is to say the land deeded to John Jones Sr by George Brittain containing 533 1/4 acres more or less with the exception of a boundry deeded by said Jones to Hiram Jones and also a boundary of said land deeded to M G Jones by John Jones Sr also a certain piece of land deeded to John Noe by said John Jones Snr containing one and one fourth acres more or less a copy of the deeds above mention is filed herewith as part of this report. 2nd That from the proof taken there are Eleven heirs at law to wit: Hiram Jones, Speed Jones, Fanny Jackson late Fanny Jones, Polly Howard late Polly Jones, Luke Jones, Green Jones, Jackson Jones, Wiley Jones, John Jones Jnr, Edmund Jones, Salla Unthank late Salla Jones & Martin Jones Mark Jones. That Each heirs part would amount to about $_____ That Luke Jones died before John Jones Snr leaving no children. That Martin Jones died before his Father leaving the following Infant heirs which will be entitled to one heirs part of said estate to wit: Thomas Jones, Ewell Jones, Frank Jones, Carlo Jones, Louisa King late Louisa Jones. Salla Unthank late Salla Jones who died before her ancestor John Jones left the following children: Milton Unthank, Jerusha Smith late Jerusha Unthank, Sarah Skidmore late Sarah Unthank, Louisa Skidmore late Luisa Unthank, Calvin Unthank, William Unthank, Ewell Unthank & Mila Unthank and That Ewell Unthank and Mila Unthank are unmarried and infants under the age of 21 years and That they are all entitled to one heirs part of said estate. That Edmund Jones also died before his father leaving the following heirs to wit: Mary Holifield late Mary Jones, Milla Smith late Milla Jones, John E Jones, Martha Jackson late Martha Jones, Nimrod Jones, Salla Hoskins late Salla Jones, Elza McGee late Elza Jones, & also Wiley Jones. He also finds that Mark Jones died before his ancestor John Jones and that he left the following children to wit: A F C Jones, Mary York late Mary Jones, Louisa Jones, William E Jones, Emily J Jones who are entitled to one heirs part of said estate. Your Commissioners would further report that the shares of each infant in said estate will be less than one hundred Dollars and that from the pleading and proof and exhibits filed that it will be greatly to the advantage of all the parties to sell the land, That a Division of the same would be to the grate disadvantage to all the heirs both adults and infants. ************* 1820 Census Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA Jones Only 112 166 JONES EDMUND 112 164 JONES ELIJAH 112 159 JONES ELIZABETH 112 156 JONES GABRIEL 112 155 JONES JOHN 112 167 JONES RIAL 112 163 JONES STEPHEN 112 162 JONES ZACARIAH
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Petition in Equity Harlan Circuit Court Hiram Jones, Speed Jones Jarvis Jackson, Fanna Jackson Wilkerson Howard, Polly Howard Plaintiffs Against Petition in Equity Green Jones, Jackson Jones, Wiley Jones John Jones, Thomas Jones, Ewell Jones Frank Jones, Carlo Jones, Louisa King Lee King, A.F.C. Jones, Mary York ------- York, Louisianna Jones, Wm E. Jones Emily J. Jones, Milton Unthank, Jerusha Smith G.W. Smith, Sarah Skidmore, Isom Skidmore Louisa Skidmore, Carter Skidmore, Ewell Unthank William Unthank, Milly Unthank, Calvin Unthank Mary Holifield, Lewis Holifield, Milla Smith Andy Smith, John C. Jones, Martha Jackson John H. Jackson, Nimrod Jones, Salla Hoskins ------- Hoskins, Elza Mcgee, James McGee Wiley Jones Jr Defts The Plaintiffs Hiram Jones, Speed Jones, Jarvis Jackson, Fanna Jackson, Wilkerson Howard & Polly Howard state that their ancestor John Jones Sr departed this life domicile in Harlan County Kentucky on the ___ 18___ having first made and published his last will and testament by which said Will he left to all of his children an equil portion of all his estate which consisted in a tract of land in Harlan County hereinafter described Except his son Green Jones who was to have no portion of said land, he having been provided for by the testator, and that his grandson John Jones, son of Jackson Jones should have an equail portion of said land with his children. That said Will was signed and acknowledged before Elikial Creech. and after the death of said Jones the same was delivered to Daniel Wilson presiding judge of Harlan County by _____________________ That before the same could be probated it was lost misplaced or distroyed and have never been put to record in the County Court of Harlan County Kentucky but the Plaintiffs are willing and desire that the aforesaid Will should be made effective and carried out according to the desire of their ancestor. The Plffs further state that their ancestor left no debt against his estate known to them that there was no Executor appointed by the Will and that there have been no administrator appointed, that in addition to the Plffs He had the following children: Luke Jones who died previous to John Jones leaving no children; Martin Jones who died before his Father leaving the following named children to wit Thomas Jones 1, Ewell Jones 2, Frank Jones 3, Carlo Jones 4, Louisa King 5 who married Lee King, all of whom are infants under the age of 21 years; Salla Unthank who died before her ancestor John Jones, who left the following children Milton Unthank, Jerusha Smith who married GW. Smith, Sarah Skidmore who married Isom Skidmore, Louisa Skidmore who married Carter Skidmore, Calvin Unthank, William Unthank, Ewell Unthank, Mila Unthank are unmarried and infants under the age of 21 years. Also had a son Edmund Jones who died before his father John Jones leaving the following children, Mary Holifield who married Lewis Holifield, Milla Smith who married Andy Smith, John E Jones, Martha Jackson who married John H Jackson, Nimrod Jones, Salla Hoskins who married __________ Hoskins, Elza Magee who married James Magee & Wiley Jones. Also Mark Jones who died before his ancestor John Jones left the following heirs to wit, A F C Jones, Mary York who married ___________ York, Louanna Jones, William E Jones, Emily J Jones. he also left the following sons who are yet living to wit Jackson Jones & Wiley Jones. All of whom are made defendants to this Petition of which the following are nonresidents of the State of Kentucky to wit Lewis Holifield & wife Mary Holifield. They state that the land aforesaid Lying and being in Harlan County Kentucky is worth about $1200, Twelve hundred dollars and the same land that was sold by George Brittain to John Jones and the boundary of which is set forth in a deed from said George Brittain to said John Jones a copy of which is filed herewith and made part hereof out of which said John Jones in his lifetime had sold & conveyed to Green Jones & Hiram Jones Two small parcels which he made deeds of conveyance to the said Green & Hiram Jones the boundarys of which is set forth in said deeds of conveyance copies of which are filed & made part hereof leaving a balance of ____ acres belonging to John Jones at the time of his death. They further state that the interest of the children of Martin Jones, Mrs Unthank, Edmund Jones & Mark Jones would be much less than one hundred dollars each. That Plaintiffs believe it would be greatly to the interest of all parties to have the land sold and the proceeds divided amongst all the heirs according to law. The premises considered they pray that summonses be issued against all the resident Defendants and that a warning order issue against the nonresidents and that Attorney be appointed to defend the infants and a final hearing, they pray for a Judgement. Selling said land and an order dividing the Same amongst the Plaintiffs and Defendants according to tehir legal & Equitable rights - they pray for all orders and defendants necessary in the premises and for all proper relief. Dishman & Farmer for Plff Hiram Jones one of the Plaintiffs says he believes the Statement in the foregoing Petition Commissioner's Report John Jones Heirs Against John Jones Heirs Plff } } Defts } CommR Report In persuant to an order of the Harlan Circuit Court rendered at its Octr Term 1870 referring this cause to me as Special Commissioner in said case. After advertising as required by law I held the first sitting at the Circuit Court Clerks office in Harlan county on the 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 days of March 1871 and ascertained from the proof and pleading and exhibits filed the following facts - 1st That the said John Jones at the time of his death left in Harlan County a tract of land worth about Fifteen hundred dollars. That is to say the land deeded to John Jones Sr by George Brittain containing 533 1/4 acres more or less with the exception of a boundry deeded by said Jones to Hiram Jones and also a boundary of said land deeded to M G Jones by John Jones Sr also a certain piece of land deeded to John Noe by said John Jones Snr containing one and one fourth acres more or less a copy of the deeds above mention is filed herewith as part of this report. 2nd That from the proof taken there are Eleven heirs at law to wit: Hiram Jones, Speed Jones, Fanny Jackson late Fanny Jones, Polly Howard late Polly Jones, Luke Jones, Green Jones, Jackson Jones, Wiley Jones, John Jones Jnr, Edmund Jones, Salla Unthank late Salla Jones & Martin Jones Mark Jones. That Each heirs part would amount to about $_____ That Luke Jones died before John Jones Snr leaving no children. That Martin Jones died before his Father leaving the following Infant heirs which will be entitled to one heirs part of said estate to wit: Thomas Jones, Ewell Jones, Frank Jones, Carlo Jones, Louisa King late Louisa Jones. Salla Unthank late Salla Jones who died before her ancestor John Jones left the following children: Milton Unthank, Jerusha Smith late Jerusha Unthank, Sarah Skidmore late Sarah Unthank, Louisa Skidmore late Luisa Unthank, Calvin Unthank, William Unthank, Ewell Unthank & Mila Unthank and That Ewell Unthank and Mila Unthank are unmarried and infants under the age of 21 years and That they are all entitled to one heirs part of said estate. That Edmund Jones also died before his father leaving the following heirs to wit: Mary Holifield late Mary Jones, Milla Smith late Milla Jones, John E Jones, Martha Jackson late Martha Jones, Nimrod Jones, Salla Hoskins late Salla Jones, Elza McGee late Elza Jones, & also Wiley Jones. He also finds that Mark Jones died before his ancestor John Jones and that he left the following children to wit: A F C Jones, Mary York late Mary Jones, Louisa Jones, William E Jones, Emily J Jones who are entitled to one heirs part of said estate. Your Commissioners would further report that the shares of each infant in said estate will be less than one hundred Dollars and that from the pleading and proof and exhibits filed that it will be greatly to the advantage of all the parties to sell the land, That a Division of the same would be to the grate disadvantage to all the heirs both adults and infants. All of which is reported. J. K. Bailey, Comr
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