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Edward Ward Jones, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1838
Amelia County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr., 1923
Leggett
Polk County
Texas, USA

Pvt Co A MS MTD Inf. CSA

12 Apr 1923 (Leggett)
Mr. E. W. Jones passed away at his home, two miles from here Thursday night at 11 o'clock, and was buried at Cross Roads Cemetery Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

Mr. Jones was born in Amelia County, Va. December 24th, 1839.

When a young man his parents moved to Homes County, Miss.

In 1862 he and his brothers enlisted in the army and fought for the cause of the South till the year 1865, fortunately all four reached home without being hurt. They were in Co. A, 28th Mississippi Regiment, Armstrong's Birigade, Jackson's Division.

After the war Mr. Jones moved to Texas and finally to Polk County, where he lived until his death. He was married to Miss Mary Matthews in 1876. To this union were born 9 children, 4 boys, Edward, Charlie, Richard and Roy: 5 girls, Cornelius, Claudia, Effie, and Mrs. Winnie Williamson, Livingston, Mrs. Nellie Martin, Groveton, all of whom are living and were present at the funeral.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Batte Jones (1798 - 1873)
  Eliza Winfield Harper Jones (1805 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Matthews Jones (1854 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Nellie E Jones Martin (1877 - 1965)*
  Edward Ward Jones (1878 - 1965)*
  Richard Harper Jones (1880 - 1951)*
  Cornelia Mary Jones (1882 - 1967)*
  Winnie Davis Jones Williamson (1884 - 1972)*
  Claudine Jones (1886 - 1977)*
  Charles Howard Jones (1889 - 1977)*
  Effie Anna Jones (1892 - 1992)*
  Roy Munford Jones (1897 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Scott Jones Jones (1830 - 1912)*
  Virginius Erskin Jones (1835 - 1908)*
  Edward Ward Jones (1838 - 1923)
  Joseph Harper Jones (1841 - 1918)*
  Robert Batte Jones (1844 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jones Prairie Cemetery
Leggett
Polk County
Texas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.82278, -94.8553
 
Created by: Virginia
Record added: May 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14176906
Edward Ward Jones, Sr
Added by: Virginia
 
Edward Ward Jones, Sr
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Edward Ward Jones, Sr
Added by: Virginia
 
 
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