|Birth: ||Apr. 22, 1844|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 1911|
Distinguished Service for the Union Army.
Enlisted as a Private in Company I, 10th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 18 February 1862. Received a disability discharge Company I, 10th Cavalry Regiment Illinois on 27 May 1862
(The 15th Cavalry Regiment considated with the 10th on January 27, 1865)
Battles/Campaigns Engaged in: Prairie Grove, Siege of Vicksburg
He was the son of Judge Lewis Jones of St. Joseph and his wife Sara. According to his military disability record, he was 6'2" with blue eyes.
Sidney Times March 17, 1911
Jeff Jones Dead
Lifelong Resident of County Dies at Soldiers Home
Jefferson Jones, a life long resident of Champaign county, with the exception of the time he spent in the Civil War, passed away at the Soldiers' Home in Danville, Wednesday morning, after an illness of some duration. For quite awhile he had been living north of Homer, but a few weeks ago he was taken to the Soldiers' Home where he could receive better care... Burial will take place this afternoon a at three o'clock at Huss Chapel.
Mr. Jones was born in this county the 22nd day of April, 1844 and grew to manhood in this vicinity. For many years he lived north of this village and ran a threshing machine. He was married twice, his first wife who survives him, marrying again and his now Mrs. Joshua Clark, and lives in Urbana. His second wife is dead. Three children are still living: Mrs. Walter Johnson of Homer, Mrs. Charles McCoy of Broadlands, and Mrs. Clora Reedy of Iowa.
He also leaves one sister, Mrs. Mahala White who lives with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Moser near Deers, and two brothers, William, of Urbana, and Charles of Anderson, Ind.
Lewis Jones (1816 - 1858)
Sarah Street Jones (1814 - 1904)
Malinda M Stout Clark (1841 - 1916)*
Lewis E Jones (1867 - 1900)*
Jefferson T. Jones (1844 - 1911)
William M. Jones (1848 - 1851)*
Mahala Frances Jones White (1848 - 1940)*
Bill Huss Chapel Cemetery
Created by: JD
Record added: Feb 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10464015
On this the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, we salute you.|
Added: Nov. 12, 2014
Thank you, Sir. May eternal blessings be yours|
A Marine's Daughter
Added: Sep. 17, 2005
Rest in peace Jeff. Your family remembers you.|
Added: Jul. 4, 2005