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 David  W. Jones

David W. Jones

Birth
Death 18 Sep 1882
Cumberland, Barron County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Cumberland, Barron County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 7358257 · View Source
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David's date and place of birth is unknown. He died Sep. 18, 1882, at Cumberland, and was buried there in Lakeside Cemetery. His military style gravestone is inscribed "D.W. Jones 7th Wis. Batt'y" There is also a 61-65 flag holder embossed "D.W. Jones."

On Jan. 23, 1858, David was united in marriage to Emeline Goodnough, at Neosho, Dodge Co., Wisconsin. Emeline was born Jan. 22, 1837. She died on or about Jan. 4, 1896, at Montevidio, Chippewa Co., Wis. Her place of burial is unknown. Their two known children, both born in Wis., were: Emma, b. 8 Aug 1877, at Ontario, Vernon Co., Wis. & Mary, b. 30 Jan 1880, at Rice Lake, Wis.

Emeline was a sister of Lanson Dwight Goodnough, who also served in the 7th Independent Battery of Wisconsin Light Artillery, and is buried in the same cemetery. Lanson and her husband David came to Cumberland at about the same time in 1880, lived together over the winter, and then were joined by their families the next spring.

David was a Civil War veteran of the 7th Wis. Battery, Wis. Light Artillery. He enlisted Sep. 30, 1861, at Milwaukee, Wis., to serve three years as a Private and on Oct. 4, 1861, he was mustered in to Federal service with the battery at Racine, Wis.

On Jan. 1, 1862, he was given a Disability Discharge at the same location, for reason not specified in his compiled service record at the National Archives.

After his discharge, David returned to his home and family at Neosho, Dodge Co., Wis. Sometime before 1877, he moved to Ontario, Vernon Co., Wis., where their daughter Emma Jones was born. His last move was to Barron Co., Wisconsin, where his daughter Mary was born in Rice Lake. He later moved to Cumberland in the same county where he lived out the rest of his days.


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  • Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 15 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7358257
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David W. Jones (unknown–18 Sep 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7358257, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Cumberland, Barron County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by John Christeson (contributor 46562435) .