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 Eloah Angeline <I>Tackitt</I> Jones

Eloah Angeline Tackitt Jones

Birth
Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 26–27)
Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 60476 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Eloah Angeline Tackitt was the daughter of Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1830 in Arkansas. She married John Milum Jones, the son of John Jones, Sr., in Johnson County, Arkansas around 1852, and they resided in Spadra Township. John and Eloah had two children born in Johnson County: Sophronia Jones, born abt. 1853, and Felix Marion Jones, born 15 December 1855.

Eloah, her husband John Milum Jones, daughter Sophronia, her widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, and 6 of her 8 siblings (Pleasant, Marion, Seaborn, Matilda, James M. and Jones M. Tackitt) all died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre. Eloah's son Felix Marion Jones survived the Massacre and was returned to relatives in Arkansas in 1859. Eloah was 27 years old when she died.

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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

ELOAH ANGELINE TACKITT JONES, 27


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60476
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eloah Angeline Tackitt Jones (1830–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60476, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .