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Catesby Roger Jones
Birth: Apr. 15, 1821
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1877
Selma
Dallas County
Alabama, USA

Civil War Confederate Naval Officer. He served as commander of Confederate ironclad "CSS Virginia" (Merrimack) in the second day (March 9, 1862) of the famous battle with the Union ironclad "USS Monitor" after Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan was wounded in the fighting of the first day. 
 
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 Parents:
  Roger Jones (1788 - 1852)
  Mary Ann Mason Page Jones (1796 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Gertrude Thomas Tartt Jones (1842 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Roger ap Catesby Jones (1867 - 1945)*
  Catesby ap Catesby Jones (1870 - 1947)*
  Gertrude Letitia Jones Melvin (1872 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Page Jones (1820 - 1841)*
  Catesby Roger Jones (1821 - 1877)
  Mary Anne Jones (1824 - 1908)*
  Letitia Corbin Jones (1826 - 1869)*
  Edmonia Page Jones (1829 - 1896)*
  Roger Jones (1831 - 1889)*
  Winfield Scott Jones (1843 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery
Selma
Dallas County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 07, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8763
Catesby Roger Jones
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Catesby Roger Jones
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Catesby Roger Jones
Added by: Mike Dover
 
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- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014
Deo Vindice. Yours was a just cause.
- Ken Cherry
 Added: May. 3, 2014
"Fate denied them victory, but clothed them in immortality"
- Angel
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
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