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James A Jones
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1796
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1876
Person County
North Carolina, USA

James A Jones was born 15 Jun 1796 at Boydton, Mecklenburg, VA. He was the son of Benjamin and Mary Baynes Jones.

James served in war of 1812 for 3-6 mos. He recieved several Bounty Land Grants, and his wife, Julia Ann Shotwell Jones states in her pension papers that he was 6 feet tall, had dark hair, blue eyes, and dark complexion and was a farmer.

He married Martha 'Patsy' Hyte[Hite], daughter of Stanley Hyte Sr and Martha 'Patsy' Unknown Hyte on 11 Jan 1816 at Boyds Store, Halifax, VA. [have copy of original bond]

James A and Martha Jones had 8 Children:
Nancy B Jones married to Shellie Wilborn
Julia Ann Jones married to John Shotwell, Jr
William S Jones married to 1) Eliza Carter
and 2) Cornelia Falconia Westbrook
Lucy Jones never married
Martha Washington Jones m to Thomas Jefferson Dixon
Richard B Jones not sure if married
Robert W Jones married to Martha Agnas Dixon
James Thomas B Jones not sure if married

James A Jones next married Julia Ann Shotwell, daughter of John [Sr] and R Henrietta Unknown Shotwell on 21 Feb 1842 in Boyds Store, Halifax, VA.
Children of this marriage:
John Benjamin F Jones
James K P Jones
Sarah Frances Jones
Stephen P Jones married to Abigil Green
Allen W Jones
Edward H Jones
Cadwalder G Jones
Leanders A Jones

James died 12 Oct 1876 in Woodsdale, Person, North Carolina
Family links: 
  Martha Hite Jones (1795 - 1841)
  William Standley Jones (1820 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
Jones Family Cemetery
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Luayne Pierce
Record added: Oct 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98659726

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
To my 4rth Great Grandpa...till we meet in Heaven rest in God's love. Vicki Tillery.
- texastee
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014

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