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George Washington Jones
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1831
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1887
Willow Hill
Jasper County
Illinois, USA

George W. Jones, senior member of the firm of Jones & Debow, proprietors of the Hunt City Mills, was b. in Johnson Co, Ind. in 1831, and is the third son of Abraham and Mary Parr Jones, natives respectively of Virginia and Tennessee. Mr. Jones was educated at Greenwood, Ind. He taught school for ten winters, and managed a saw-mill for five years. He is a member of the Baptist Church, was for four years Justice of the Peace, and has held other township offices. He is a Democrat and one of Willow Hill's best citizens. July 11, 1851, he married Rachel Stretcher, a native of Ohio. Their family consists of seven children, viz: John E, Silman, Tilman W., William, Otis, Allen and Lillie.
- History of Jasper County IL, 1884

George W Jones, for many years an honored citizen of this county, residing in Willow Hill township, departed this life on last Friday from dropsy, aged 56 years. He served in several important offices and was a man universally respected for his many excellent qualities. In his early life, Mr. Jones was a teacher, later a farmer and miller. He was a leading member of the Baptist Church up to the date of his death. A wife and several children mourn the death of a most exemplary citizen.

- Newton Press: Dec 14, 1887, vol 22 #40 
Family links: 
  Abraham Jones (1796 - 1850)
  Mary Parr Jones (1806 - 1876)
  Rachel Elizabeth Stretcher Jones (1829 - 1891)*
  John Edward Jones (1852 - 1926)*
  Mary Almira Jones (1856 - 1857)*
  Silman McKendree Jones (1857 - 1940)*
  William Abraham Jones (1862 - 1946)*
  Calvin Otis Jones (1867 - 1944)*
  George Allen Jones (1869 - 1885)*
  Milton Jones (1873 - 1875)*
  Jessee Jones (1873 - 1875)*
  Lillie Leona Jones Butler (1877 - 1962)*
  Lucinda Jones Savage (1812 - 1878)**
  Ezekiel Jones (1821 - 1877)**
  Malinda Jones Whitenack (1822 - 1889)**
  George Washington Jones (1831 - 1887)
  Racheal Jones (1833 - 1895)*
  Susan Jones (1835 - 1898)*
  Mary Catherine Jones Bartley (1839 - 1916)*
  Asa R Jones (1843 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Aged 56Y, 9M
Brockville Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Shirley Jones
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5131346
George Washington Jones
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George Washington Jones
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George Washington Jones
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In memory of my Great-Great Grandfather
- BjJ
 Added: May. 27, 2015

- Darrin Moore
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
Gr. Gr. grandfather of Ron Jones who like George was a teacher.
- Shirley Jones
 Added: Nov. 21, 2009
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