|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1831, Wales|
Noah Jones came to the United States when a young man from Wales. Anna, his wife, came with him and settled for a short time in Pennsylvania, where he worked in the coal mines for six years. Then brought his family to the United States about 1858 or 1859, via Cape Horn to California and located on Sutter Creek, Sutter County. Here he followed gold mining for two years with fair success. Then went to Sierra County and spent a year prospecting and working in mines at the Near Monte Christo, afterwards moving to Eureka where his death occured two later at the age of 32 years. He was murdered by being stabbed with a stabbed with a mine candle holder in the year 1863, leaving a wife and six children.
After Noah's death, Ann (or Anna), Noah's wife, was faced with the problem of supporting her fatherless children, so she let Edward Thomas and his wife Sarah Morgan take her youngest son William, who was 3 years old, so she could work and support the rest of the children.
William J. Thomas (1860 - 1932)*
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Record added: Feb 10, 2013
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