Joseph Marion Jones

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Joseph Marion Jones, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at South Carolina, 20 March 1810.1,2,3,4,5 He died at Hire, McDonough Co., Illinois, 3 April 1883,6,7 and was buried at South Cemetery, Hire, McDonough Co., Illinois.6

Joseph Marion Jones married Julia Matilda Langwell, whose parents are unknown , at Trigg Co., Kentucky, 5 September 1832.8,9,10

His family moved to Trigg Co., Kentucky when Joseph was three. After he married Matilda they moved to Springfield, Illinois in 1834 where he was a brick moulder. In 1841 the family moved to Hancock Co., Illinois and he participated in the Mormon War at Nauvoo.

In 1853 he joined the Methodist Episcopal church at Majorville near Fountain Green. In 1855 he moved to Hire township in McDonough Co.11

For more information about the Mormon War in Illinois, please see this Wikipedia article.

Family

Julia Matilda Langwell b. 5 Feb 1815, d. 22 Nov 1886
Children
  • Frances Isabel Jones12 b. 1835
  • Gabriel M. Jones12 b. 1836
  • Narcissa Jane Jones b. 1839, d. 8 Jan 1864
  • Thursia Maria Jones+12 b. abt. 1841, d. 8 Jan 1864
  • Harriett Jones12 b. 1844
  • Josephine Jones12 b. 1848
  • William H. Jones13 b. 12 Sep 1854, d. 4 Oct 1907

Citations

  1. [S662] Duane Lester, Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois: Vol XIV: Blandinsville - Hire Townships ([Good Hope, Illinois]: Schuyler-Brown Historical and Genealogical Society and The Schuyler Jail Museum, [1976?]), 29, further cited as Lester, Cemeteries of McDonough Co.: Vol XIV. Date calculated from age on cemetery stone.
  2. [S457] United States Census for 1850 [Seventh Census of the United States], Hancock County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 351, dwelling 1156, family 1157, Joseph M Jones household, age 36, born in South Carolina, a farmer with $600 in real estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M432, 1009 rolls, roll #109.
  3. [S458] United States Census for 1860 [Eighth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 282, dwelling 2041, family 1954, Joseph M. Jones household, age 48, born in South Carolina, a farmer with $2625 real estate, $[8]70 personal estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M653, 1438 rolls, roll #201.
  4. [S459] United States Census for 1870 [Ninth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 458/9, dwelling 69, family 69, Joseph M. Jones household, age 59, born in South Carolina, a farmer with $8000 real estate, $1000 personal estate, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M593, 1748 rolls, roll #256.
  5. [S460] United States Census for 1880 [Tenth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 160, sheet 393/2, dwelling 24, family 24, Joseph Jones household, age 69, born in South Carolina, a farmer, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T9, 1454 rolls, roll #277.
  6. [S662] Lester, Cemeteries of McDonough Co.: Vol XIV, 29.
  7. [S111] Photocopy of the Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan, Compiler's genealogy files West Jordan, Utah.
  8. [S1227] Trigg County Marriages, online http://www.westernkyhistory.org/trigg/marriage/web-j.html, accessed 19 Oct 2008, further cited as Trigg Marriages.
  9. [S1226] Janet Kathleen Pease, Newspaper Abstracts From McDonough County, Illinois, 7 vols. (Moline, Illinois: p.p., 1973-1980), 2:15, 3:54, further cited as Pease, Newspaper Abstracts From McDonough Co.
  10. [S110] Jo Benear. Billings-Logan Family Records, Clippings and Family Group Sheets, 1988, Compiler's genealogy files, West Jordan, Utah, 7.
  11. [S1226] Pease, Newspaper Abstracts From McDonough Co., 2:15.
  12. [S457] US Census for 1850, Hancock County, Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 351, dwelling 1156, family 1157, Joseph M Jones hshld.
  13. [S458] US Census for 1860, Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 282, dwelling 2041, family 1954, Joseph M. Jones hshld.