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 married Julia Matilda Langwell, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), 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
This person was last edited on9 Dec 2021

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] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Hancock Co., 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; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, 1009 rolls, roll #109.
  3. [S458] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Hire Township, McDonough Co., 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; original data: NARA micropublication M653, Eighth Census of the United States, 1438 rolls, roll #201.
  4. [S459] Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Hire Township, McDonough Co., 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; original data: NARA micropublication M593, Ninth Census of the United States, 1748 rolls, roll #256.
  5. [S460] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Hire Township, McDonough Co., 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; original data: NARA micropublication T9, Tenth Census of the United States, 1454 rolls, roll #277.
  6. [S662] Lester, Cemeteries of McDonough Co.: Vol XIV, 29.
  7. [S111] Photocopy of transcribed Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan, Compiler's genealogy files Clarkdale, Arizona. Whereabouts of the original is unknown.
  8. [S1227] Kentucky, Trigg Co. Courthouse, Trigg County Marriages, 1:43, FHL microfilm 321335, 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, Clarkdale, Arizona, 7.
  11. [S1226] Pease, Newspaper Abstracts From McDonough Co., 2:15.
  12. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Hancock Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 351, dwelling 1156, family 1157, Joseph M Jones hshld.
  13. [S458] 1860 United States Census, Hire Township, McDonough Co., Illinois, pop. sched., sheet #282, dwelling #2041, family #1954, Joseph M. Jones household.