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James Robert "Jim" Jones
Birth: May 24, 1881
Smith County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1938
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA

Mississippi death certificate # 1938-19124 validates his parents as Calvin Jones and Martha Ellen Stephens. Death certificate, lists birth as May 1, 1880 and death as Nov 11, 1938, age 58 years old. Draft registration lists birth as May 24, 1879. Name on draft was listed as James Robert Jones and he made his mark as signature. His occupation was listed as lumber grader. His headstone lists birth as May 24, 1881 and death as Nov 10, 1938. In 1930 MS Simpson census both parents and all 9 children grouped together!

Jim Jones smoked and drank. He grew his own tobacco and made his own corn whiskey.

My mother's parents died when she was very young. At first the four younger children went to live with their older sister Vergie. They lived with her and her husband working the farm. After the farm was lost the four went to live with other sisters and brother. Mom went to live with her sister Pearlie. Her Twin sister Edna stayed with her sister Vergie. Annie went to her sister Myrtle. Robert went to his brother Hollis. Robert or Buck? would end up going from one sister/brother to the next.

James Robert "Jim" Jones was born on May 24 1881 in Smith, Mississippi, USA as the third child of William Calvin Jones and Martha Ellen Stephens. He had eight siblings, namely: Margaret Martha, William Joseph, John Matthew, Marion Dauz, Alpha Lenora, Albert Jackson, Jesse Able, and Unknown. He died on Nov 11 1938 in Magee, Simpson, Mississippi, USA (at home). When he was 27, he married Laura Alzedia Carney,daughter of Harmon Carney and Margaret F. Satcher, on Mar 15 1909 in Ellisville, Jones, Mississippi, USA.

James Robert "Jim " Jones was also known as Jim. His cause of death was mitral regurgitation of heart. He had a medical condition of Brights disease, a kidney disease. He had a medical condition of Was at hospital, they could do no more for him. Sent him home and he died about a month later.. Other-Begin: in Covington, Mississippi, USA He lived in Covington, Mississippi, USA. He lived in Beat 4, Covington, Mississippi in 1910. He lived in Collins, Covington, Mississippi in 1920. He lived in Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi in 1930. He was buried on Nov 10 1938 in Magee, Simpson, Mississippi, USA (Goodwater Cemetery).

James Robert "Jim" Jones and Laura Alzedia Carney had the following children:

Vergie Mae Jones was born on Dec 17 1909 in Mississippi, USA. She died on Jul 25 1988 in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, USA (Methodist Hospital). She married Homer Stevens on Dec 17 1932.

Pearlie Jane Jones was born on May 03 1911 in Mississippi, USA. She died on Aug 05 1995 in Rankin, Mississippi, USA (State Nursing Home). She married Vernon Arledge Bynum on Apr 01 1933.

Hollis Willie Ray Jones was born on Dec 22 1913 in Mississippi, USA. He died on May 22 1983 in Magee, Simpson, Mississippi, USA (Magee General Hospital). He married Zera Earbelle Wells on Nov 14 1933.

Myrtle Lee Jones was born on Oct 03 1916 in Mississippi, USA. She died on Sep 23 1994 in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, USA. She married Wilson Rankins before 1940. She married Henry McKinley after 1940.

Virgil Jackson "Buck" Jones was born on Oct 31 1919 in Mississippi, USA. He died on May 30 1963 in Magee, Simpson, Mississippi, USA.

Henry Ance Jones was born on Jan 01 1922 in Collins, Covington, Mississippi, USA. He died on Jan 15 1924 in Covington, Mississippi, USA (Williamsburg).

Annie Laura Jones was born on Jul 09 1924 in Covington, Mississippi, USA (Williamsburg). She died on Apr 18 2007 in Mount Olive, Covington, Mississippi, USA (at home). She married Vewris "Boots" Dennis on Mar 09 1946 in Collins, Covington, Mississippi, USA (Collins Pres Church).

Martha Edna Jones was born on Dec 20 1926 in Covington, Mississippi, USA (Williamsburg). She died on Mar 15 1983 in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, USA (Hinds General Hospital).

Margaret Ella Jones was born on Dec 20 1926 in Covington, Mississippi, USA (Williamsburg). She died on May 15 2004 in Prentiss, Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, USA (at home). She married Walter R Bishop on Jul 09 1945 in Mendenhall, Simpson, Mississippi, USA.

Robert Calvin Jones was born on Nov 21 1928 in Covington, Mississippi, USA. He died on May 24 1968 in Houston, Harris, Texas, USA (Ben Taub General Hospital).
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Calvin Jones (1857 - 1931)
  Martha Ellen Stephens Jones (1856 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Alzedia Carney Jones (1886 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Vergie Mae Jones Stevens (1909 - 1988)*
  Pearlie Jane Jones Bynum (1911 - 1995)*
  Hollis Willie Ray Jones (1913 - 1983)*
  Myrtle Lee Jones McKinley (1916 - 1994)*
  Virgil Jackson Jones (1919 - 1963)*
  Henry Ance Jones (1921 - 1924)*
  Annie Laura Jones Dennis (1924 - 2007)*
  Martha Edna Jones Dennis (1926 - 1983)*
  Margaret Ella Jones Bishop (1926 - 2004)*
  Robert Calvin Jones (1928 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Martha Jones (1875 - 1878)*
  William Joseph Jones (1878 - 1953)*
  James Robert Jones (1881 - 1938)
  John Matthew Jones (1883 - 1942)*
  Marion Dauz Jones (1885 - 1971)*
  Alpha Lenora Jones Adcock (1888 - 1934)*
  Albert Jackson Jones (1890 - 1956)*
  Jesse A Jones (1893 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Jim R. Jones
May 24, 1881
Nov. 10, 1938
 
Burial:
Goodwater Church Cemetery
Magee
Simpson County
Mississippi, USA
 
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