|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1815|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1897|
Atlanta Argus December 17, 1897
Sudden Death- Freeman Jones, an aged resident of Lincoln, living at the corner of Sherman and Quincey Streets, died at noon Friday, while seated at the dinner table. With his good wife he began the noonday meal, when suddenly he clutched his throat, exclaimed, "Mother!" and expired. A physician was summoned, but the aged man was beyond earthly aid.
The funeral occurred Sunday morning at 8 o'clock at the late home in Lincoln. Rev Charles B Taylor, of the Methodist Church officiated. At the conclusion of the services the remains were interred in the jolly cemetery, where a large number of the friends and former neighbors of the deceased assembled to honor his memory.
Mr Jones was born March 5, 1817, in Kentucky, and came to Logan county when three yers old, since which date he had not been outside the state of Illinois. On November 7 1842, he was married to lurana b shepherd, who, with nine children, survive and mourn the death of husband and father.
Yhr children are: John T Jones, Walnut, KS; Mrs Ellen Horn, Welsh, IT; Mrs J B Houchin, Lincoln, IL; F M Jones, Belleflower, IL; Mrs Mary Mehrten, Atlanta, IL; Mrs Georgia Houghtling, Atlanta, IL; Mrs M A Pippenger, Lincoln, IL; Mrs Minnie Zoll, Belleflower, IL. All were present at the funeral except for Mrs. Horn of the Indian Territory.
married on 07 Nov 1842 in Decatur, Macon Co, IL
They had 15 children
John Thomas 1843-1928
Nancy Jane 1844-1890
E J 1845
Barbara Ellen 1847-1936
Margaret Ann 1849-1915
Unknown girl 1852-1940
Harriet Angeline 1853-1960
Frank Marion 1853-1917 not twin w/Harriet
Stephen A 1856-1856
Mary Elizabeth 1857-1940
Georgia Ann 1863-1941
Infant son 1866-1866
Lurana B Shepperd Jones (1827 - 1901)*
Nancy Jane Jones Cooper (1844 - 1890)*
Barbara Ellen Jones Horn (1848 - 1936)*
Harriet Angeline Jones (1853 - 1860)*
Stephen A Jones (1856 - 1856)*
Georgia Ann Jones Houghtling (1863 - 1941)*
Unknown Jones (1866 - 1866)*
Arminda Jones Brooks (1869 - 1931)*
Created by: Rita Botkin Bomher
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
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