Harriet A. Jones Beets was born in around 1828 in Hawkins Co. Tennessee to Jonathan Jones and Anna Beets Jones. Harriet came to Missouri with her family in abt. 1842 and married Daniel George Beets on 6 Feb 1848. Daniel was her mother's first cousin. Daniel died in 1865 leaving Harriet a widow with three adult children and three minor children. Her brother, William K. Jones became guardian of the three minor children. It is unknown where Harriet is buried, but it is believed she is buried in the Jones Cemetery in Eastern Jackson Co. Missouri near Atherton.