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Carlos Jones
Birth: Jun. 18, 1827
Death: Feb. 5, 1897

A successful and wealthy farm equipment manufacturer. Retiring from business in the early 1880's, Jones invested in real estate and became mayor of Brooklyn, Ohio. Jones purchased 52 acres and built a 160-acre dairy farm. He and his second wife, Mary Branch, opened their farm to 12 children to live and learn for a few weeks. Their idea of helping impoverished children through their farm gave way to a children's home. Incorporated Nov. 5, 1886, The Jones School and Home for Friendless Children opened Dec 15, 1887 on 7 acres of land donated by Jones. (bio by: Joyce) 
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 23
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6136468
Carlos Jones
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- 2kjmom
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013
God Bless you Sir.
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