|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1832|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1908|
John M. Jones was born in Adams County, Ohio Nov 16, 1832, and died in his residence in Allerton, Illinois, Saturday morning June 27, 1908 at 8:15 o'clock, with a complication of diseases, being 75 years, seven months, seventeen days old. He was the son of Ephraim and Roxy Ann Jones, Pioneers of southern Ohio. On May 8, 1861, he was united in marriage with Hannah Fields. To this union was born eleven children; eight surviving him, three having died in infancy. Those living are Mrs. Margaret Coffman, Noah, Mrs. Anna Thompson, Mrs. Bell Beatty, Robert, William, Charles, and Mrs. Mary Morry, all of whom were with him in his last illness.
In 1870, Mr. Jones with his wife, and five children came to Illinois, settling in the north-east corner of Douglas Corner. Here he raised his family and saw the raw prairie transformed to highly cultivated farms.
Noah Tracy Jones (1863 - 1942)*
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
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Record added: May 29, 2009
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