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 John Edward Jones

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John Edward Jones Famous memorial

Birth
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Death
10 Apr 1896 (aged 55)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial
Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA
Plot
1E-16-04
Memorial ID
15091552 View Source

Nevada Governor, State Surveyor-General. He served two terms as Surveyor-General before being elected Governor in 1895. John Evans Jones was born 5 December 1840 at Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, Montgomeryshire, Wales the oldest son of Edward Jones and Mary Ellen Evans. The family immigrated to the United States aboard the William Tapscott arriving in New York on 24 June 1856. From there the family traveled to Iowa, where they made their home in Johnson County. He died 10 April 1896 of stomach cancer while serving as Governor the following year.

Nevada Governor, State Surveyor-General. He served two terms as Surveyor-General before being elected Governor in 1895. John Evans Jones was born 5 December 1840 at Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, Montgomeryshire, Wales the oldest son of Edward Jones and Mary Ellen Evans. The family immigrated to the United States aboard the William Tapscott arriving in New York on 24 June 1856. From there the family traveled to Iowa, where they made their home in Johnson County. He died 10 April 1896 of stomach cancer while serving as Governor the following year.

Bio by: Tom DeNardo


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 30 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 15091552
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15091552/john-edward-jones: accessed ), memorial page for John Edward Jones (5 Dec 1840–10 Apr 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15091552, citing Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .