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Sophronia Jones

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Sophronia Jones

Birth
Johnson County, Arkansas, USA
Death
11 Sep 1857 (aged 3–4)
Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial
Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA Add to Map
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Sophronia Jones was the daughter of John Milum Jones and Eloah Angeline Tackitt, born abt. 1853 in Johnson County, Arkansas. She and her parents died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah. Her younger brother, Felix Marion Jones, survived the Massacre. Not all of the children under the age of 6 were spared, she was 4 years old when she died.

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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Sophronia Jones was the daughter of John Milum Jones and Eloah Angeline Tackitt, born abt. 1853 in Johnson County, Arkansas. She and her parents died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah. Her younger brother, Felix Marion Jones, survived the Massacre. Not all of the children under the age of 6 were spared, she was 4 years old when she died.

© 2008 Mountain Meadows Association. All rights reserved

Inscription

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

(Sophronia Jone's actual name does not appear on the Monument, she appears under her mother's name as "and Daughter".



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