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Henry C. Jones
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1816
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1878
Nassau County
New York, USA

Came from Staten Island to work as an oysterman in Manhasset Bay. Henry C.'s son Adelbert [b. abt.1846] was an inventor who improved the oyster business. His grandson Arthur entered politics, becoming a Justice of the Peace and a member of the North Hempstead Town Board.
-'Long Island Forum', Sept 1982

Children of HENRY JONES and ANN W are:
i. EMILY E JONES, b. Abt. 1840, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
ii. WILLIAM H JONES, b. Mar 1841, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
iii. ADELBERT JONES, b. Apr 1846, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
iv. ANN VIRGINIA JONES, b. Abt. 1848, Northfield, Richmond, New York; d. 28 Jan 1863, North Hempstead, Queens Co., LI, NY.
v. THECLA S JONES, b. 13 Jul 1850, Northfield, Richmond, New York; d. 30 Aug 1874, North Hempstead, NY; m. ELBERT JAMES SCHENCK, Abt. 1872, North Hempstead, LI, NY; b. Feb 1850, Port Washington, NY.
vi. LUCIUS C M JONES, b. Apr 1851, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
vii. ALICE I JONES, b. Abt. 1854, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
viii. CHARLES E JONES, b. Abt. 1856, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
ix. THEAKLEY JONES, b. Abt. 1859, Northfield, Richmond, New York.
x. MINNIE E JONES, b. Abt. 1861, North Hempstead, NY. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann W. Jones (1820 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Ann Virginia Jones (1846 - 1863)*
  Adelbert Jones (1846 - 1905)*
  Thecla S. Jones Schenck (1850 - 1874)*
  Lucius C.M. Jones (1851 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 61 yrs 11 mos 16 days

Farewell my loved ones, I must leave you now,
Though your hearts are heavy with sorrow
For me my rest is sweet,
The sting of death is past, And the victory is won at last.

 
Burial:
Free Church Cemetery
Port Washington
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dyane
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63617024
Henry C. Jones
Added by: Dyane
 
Henry C. Jones
Added by: Dyane
 
 
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