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Mrs Eliza Belle Hastings Ainsworth
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1835
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1918
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

Eliza was the daughter of Col. Henry Clay Hastings and Mary Delilah Word. She first married William Curtis ca 1852 and had four children in Benton County.

On April 27, 1876 she married Wilson N. Jones in Benton County, Arkansas. The service was performed by the Rev A. G. Williams.

She spent most of the year in Cade but also lived in Sherman, Texas. She and Wilson N. Jones are on the 1885 Choctaw Census.In 1900 she is in Sherman, Texas, with Wilson N. Jones and his grandson Nat Jones. She is also on the Dawes Roll as an intermarried white person. In 1910 she is living in Caddo married to W H. Ainsworth

After Wilson N. Jones' death she married William H. Ainsworth. He had been a partner of Wilson N. Jones in a mercantile store in Caddo. She was ill for a few years before her death suffering from gout. She outlived W. H. Ainsworth and Franklin January and family came to live with her. Her sister Elizabeth Hastings had married into the January family. Frank, his wife Addie, and their daughter Belle Journey helped take care of her before her death.

She left her share of Wilson N. Jones estate to Frank Journey and he filed a claim against the estate which was prolonged for many years. What money was left went to an old existing clinic in Sherman, Texas, and they simply renamed it Wilson N. Jones Hospital.

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  Wilson Nathaniel Jones (1831 - 1901)
  W. H. Ainsworth (1835 - 1911)
Gethsemane Cemetery
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Ash Montagu
Originally Created by: Mary Maurer
Record added: Jul 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20562213
Mrs Eliza Belle <i>Hastings</i> Ainsworth
Added by: Mary Maurer
Mrs Eliza Belle <i>Hastings</i> Ainsworth
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 Added: Nov. 21, 2010

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