Marceline Mae <I>Baldwin</I> Jones

Marceline Mae Baldwin Jones

Birth
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
Death
18 Nov 1978 (aged 51)
Jonestown, Barima-Waini, Guyana
Burial
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
6143532 View Source

She lived in Redwood Valley, California 95470 before she moved to Jonestown, Guyana where she lived in Troolie 6. During her stay in Jonestown, her partner, James Warren Jones, stayed in separate quarters. She was a Registered nurse and a state health inspector of nursing homes in California. In Jonestown, she ran the children's nursery and was on the Jonestown Medical committee. Daughter of Walter and Charlotte Baldwin of Richmond, Indiana. She was married to Rev. James Warren Jones Jr. who also died in Jonestown. Her adopted daughter from South Korea, Stephanie Jones died in 1959 in a tragic car accident. Her other adopted daughter from South Korea, Suzanne Jones, married Mike Cartmell and defected from the People's Temple in 1975 and died of cancer in 2006. Her adopted daughter, Agnes Paulette Jones died in Jonestown. Her only natural child, Stephan Gandhi Jones and adopted son, Jimmy Jones, Jr. aka James Warren Jones, Jr. were both in Georgetown, Guyana for a basketball game representing Jonestown on November 18, 1978. They would survive and both return home to California. She and Jim were the first caucasian couple in Indiana to adopt an African American child which they named James Warren Jones Jr. who survived them. Her adopted sons, Lew Eric Jones and Timothy Tupper aka Timothy Glenn Tupper Jones, Tim "Day" Jones also died in Jonestown. Her grandchildren, Billy Jones aka William Dillon Dean, Billie Jones; Jimbo Jones aka James Arthur Jones, James Arthur Bishop; Stephanie Jones aka Stephanie Lynn Bishop; and Michael Ray Jones all died in Jonestown, Guyana as well. Her parents had visited their daughter in Jonestown in October 1978. She is survived also by her grandchildren from Stephan and Jim Jr. including a basketball player for the University of San Diego.

She lived in Redwood Valley, California 95470 before she moved to Jonestown, Guyana where she lived in Troolie 6. During her stay in Jonestown, her partner, James Warren Jones, stayed in separate quarters. She was a Registered nurse and a state health inspector of nursing homes in California. In Jonestown, she ran the children's nursery and was on the Jonestown Medical committee. Daughter of Walter and Charlotte Baldwin of Richmond, Indiana. She was married to Rev. James Warren Jones Jr. who also died in Jonestown. Her adopted daughter from South Korea, Stephanie Jones died in 1959 in a tragic car accident. Her other adopted daughter from South Korea, Suzanne Jones, married Mike Cartmell and defected from the People's Temple in 1975 and died of cancer in 2006. Her adopted daughter, Agnes Paulette Jones died in Jonestown. Her only natural child, Stephan Gandhi Jones and adopted son, Jimmy Jones, Jr. aka James Warren Jones, Jr. were both in Georgetown, Guyana for a basketball game representing Jonestown on November 18, 1978. They would survive and both return home to California. She and Jim were the first caucasian couple in Indiana to adopt an African American child which they named James Warren Jones Jr. who survived them. Her adopted sons, Lew Eric Jones and Timothy Tupper aka Timothy Glenn Tupper Jones, Tim "Day" Jones also died in Jonestown. Her grandchildren, Billy Jones aka William Dillon Dean, Billie Jones; Jimbo Jones aka James Arthur Jones, James Arthur Bishop; Stephanie Jones aka Stephanie Lynn Bishop; and Michael Ray Jones all died in Jonestown, Guyana as well. Her parents had visited their daughter in Jonestown in October 1978. She is survived also by her grandchildren from Stephan and Jim Jr. including a basketball player for the University of San Diego.



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