Robert L. Jones

Robert L. Jones

Birth
Wales
Death 10 Feb 1907 (aged 65)
Burial Delta, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 58243276 · View Source
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Born in Pen Machno, Caernarvonshire. Husband of Isabella Roberts Jones. Arriving in the United States in 1860, he turned to mining as an occuapation and, before his death, he would own a slate mine and serve as president of the 1st National Bank of Delta. He was 5' 9" tall and had light hair and blue eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Philadelphia August 22, 1862, with Battery A, 3rd Pa Art (152nd Pa), as a private. Detailed to duty aboard the gunship Schrapnel. Promoted to corporal, date unknown, and to sergeant on January 1, 1865. Honorably discharged June 14, 1865.

After the war, he served as choir director at his church for 30 years. Died of tuberculosis.


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  • Created by: Dennis Brandt
  • Added: 5 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58243276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert L. Jones (15 Mar 1841–10 Feb 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58243276, citing Slateville Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Delta, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Brandt (contributor 47232334) .