|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1831|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 1916|
Married Lucy Virginia Stewart 5/22/1851 at Mt. Airy, Fauquier County, Va.; widowed when Lucy died of diptheria. Father of Bettie Farish Jones Hart, Susan Payne Jones Matthews, and Mary Lavenia Stewart Jones.
"Mr. S. S. Jones was paralysed ... at the home of his son-in-law Arthur M. Hart." "His kind heart, liberality, and congenial nature won for him the esteem of both officers and comrades, and as a true soldier and companion, [none were] held in higher estimation." (Obituary info from "Black Horse Cavalry", Lynn Hopewell)
Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Wickham's/Mumford's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence was not listed; 30 years old; 5'11", florid complexion, hazel eyes, grey hair.
Enlisted on 4/25/1861 as a Bugler, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Promoted to Ordnance Sergt.
Paroled 5/4/1865 Clarksburg, VA.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.
Elizabeth Farish Jones Hart (1852 - 1947)*
Mary Lavenia Stewart Jones (1856 - 1944)*
Plot: Section G, Grave 227
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 10, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12651172