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 Clem Aquilla Jones

Clem Aquilla Jones

Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 29 Nov 1901 (aged 79)
Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Burial Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 22759377 · View Source
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Clem Aquilla Jones married Mary Burcham, and they had 4 children: John B. Jones 1851, Robert L.Jones 1853, Samuel R. Jones 1854, Thomas Pinkney Jones 1859, all born in Greene Co, IN. They divorced.

Clem Aquila Jones married Dorotha A. Sanders 21 Aug 1859 Vigo Co., IN. They had 8 children: William W.Jones 1859,Scott Jones 1861,Ella 1863,James T.Dec 1863,Luella 1867, Moody 1869, Clem Aquilla Dec 1873, Sarah H 1875. All were born in Vigo Co., IN

He worked on - Wabash & Erie Canal in Greene Co

March 1854 traveled 9 months to the California gold fields by oxen drawn wagon. Stayed 4yrs - some gold mining but mostly mfg charcoal, Returned via Panama isthmus

1901 - hit by train near Seelyville and died

Information courtesy Of: Bob Schmidt - Pres Canal Society of Indiana

"History of Vigo Co., Indiana" p. 808 Lists Aquillar Jones farmer and stock-grower, Lost Creek township, P.O. Seelyville, was born in Surry Co., NC and is a son of Robert and Susan (Johnson) Jones.

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CLEM AQUILLA JONES / Died Nov.29,1901. /
Aged / 78 yrs. 8 ms. 14 d.




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