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Roxanna Stearns Jones
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Birth: May 7, 1793
Ashburnham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1875
Montrose
Henry County
Missouri, USA

Roxanna Stearns, dau. of William Stearns and Lydia Davis, b. at Ashburnham, Mass. May 7, 1793 [not 1798 as often stated]. In 1821 Roxanna was appointed to the missionary family sent by the United Foreign Missionary Society of New York City to the Osage Indian Territory to develop Harmony Mission to the Osage Indians. She was to teach Osage females the art of "civilized" domestic life. She d. Oct. 17, 1875 at Henry County, MO.

On Feb. 15, 1821 at Ashburnham, Mass. [Feb. 15, 1820 per the Ashburnham record], Roxanna m. Amasa Jones, one of thirteen children of Asa Jones and Mary Martin of Rindge, NH. He was b. Apr. 18, 1796 at Rindge and d. Apr. 17, 1870 at Henry County, MO. They had two children, both b. at Harmony Mission, who are outlined in their father's memorial.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Stearns (1752 - 1826)
  Lydia Davis Stearns (____ - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Amasa Jones (1796 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Jones Allen (1822 - 1895)*
  Jane Montgomery Jones Austin (1824 - 1899)*
 
 Sibling:
  Timothy Stearns (1786 - 1843)*
  Roxanna Stearns Jones (1793 - 1875)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Roxana
Wife of
Rev. Amasa Jones
Born
May 7, 1793
Died
Oct. 18, 1875
 
Burial:
Montrose Cemetery
Montrose
Henry County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: May 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53093117
Roxanna <i>Stearns</i> Jones
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Roxanna <i>Stearns</i> Jones
Added by: Sharon Wallen
 
Roxanna <i>Stearns</i> Jones
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 Added: Sep. 27, 2011
 
 
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