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Sgt William H Jones
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1824
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1883
Oregon County
Missouri, USA

Sgt Company F 98th Illinois Infantry

Middle name Harrison ?

National Archives pension papers.
William H Jones and John R Jones were sitting in a tent reading the same paper near Atlanta,Georgia __ 1864 when a comrades pistol discharged in a nearby tent,the pistol ball lodged one inch from William H Jones heart,where it remained until his death in Feb 1883.
Homesteaded a 160 acre farm that was joined by Shiloh Cemetery,approx 10 unmarked graves on either side of John R Jones(brother of William H Jones)1st wife Angelitha died 1856 in White County,Ill.William H. Jones and John R Jones returned to Tennessee in 1856, William H Jones sold the land he inherited from his father Alfred Jones and returned to Illinois to marry Catherine Gray April 28,1857

2nd wife Catherine Gray,Catherine divorced John Gray in White County,Ill 1857,pension letter for William H Jones states that John Gray died prior to marriage to William H Jones.

1880 Oregon County Personal prop tax book
William H Jones 4 horses $85 4 cattle $20
23 sheep $25 25 hogs $25

Children of William H Jones and Catherine
William Sherman Jones born March 20,1868 died Aug 1886
Elizabeth born July 27,1870 married Nov 7,1888
Pension papers in JONES binder at Alton Library,Oregon Co,Mo

Probate Packet #1444 Oregon County Courthouse Alton,Mo
Total value of land, livestock, belongings $1069,owed Dr S W Tyree $82.25,casket $3.50,I will list more expenses and sales soon 9/17/2014

Stone set "in memory of",per pension papers died on his farm that bordered Grand Gulf/Shiloh Cemetery,so it is very likely he is buried in one of the unmarked graves near his brother John R Jones.Would have been one of the earliest burials in Shiloh Cemetery.

1850 Jackson Co Tenn
William Jones
Sarah Jones
Nancy A Jones born 1847 Tenn
Rebecca Jones born 1848 Tenn

1860 T4S R9E White Co Ill
William H Jones 42
Catherine 28
Nancy Ann 13
Alexander C 10
Mary Ann 7
Louisa J 3
Martha Ann 4/12

1870 Burnt Prairie White Co Ill
William Jones 48
Catherine 44
Nancy 22
Louisa 12
Martha 10
Sarah 4
William 2

1880 Alton Oregon Co Mo
William H Jones 56
Catherine 50
William S 11
Elyzabeth 9

Mary Ann Jones married Aaron Gray
Feb 3,1870 White Co Ill

1910 Big Apple Oregon Co Mo
Mary Grey 58
Jessie Grey 18

Married 4 times: ?
1) Sarah in Tennessee
2) Angelitha Watkins
3) Mary Alexander
4) Catherine Gray 
Family links: 
  Alfred Jones (1790 - 1855)
  Elizabeth Jones (1799 - 1870)
  Angelitha Watkins Jones (____ - 1856)
  Catherine Jones (1835 - 1900)
  Marrian Jones Gray (1843 - 1912)*
  Alexander Camel Jones (1854 - 1918)*
  Louisa Jane Jones Gray (1858 - 1933)*
  William Sherman Jones (1868 - 1886)*
  Cora Elizabeth Jones Walker (1871 - 1965)*
  William H Jones (1824 - 1883)
  Byrd S Jones (1827 - ____)*
  John R. Jones (1829 - 1912)**
  Thomas Jones (1831 - ____)*
  James R Jones (1832 - ____)*
  Charlotta T Jones Steed (1835 - ____)*
  Nancy Downs Jones Gillihan (1841 - 1918)**
*Calculated relationship
Shiloh Cemetery
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Lindan S Caldwell
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41081946
Sgt William H Jones
Added by: Lindan S Caldwell
Sgt William H Jones
Added by: Lindan S Caldwell
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