John W Jones

about 1862–
Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life of John W

John W Jones was born about 1862, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States. He married Hannah Maria Carroll on 3 October 1897.

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John W Jones
1862–
Hannah Maria Carroll
1873–1973
Marriage: 3 October 1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 October 1897

World Events (3)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1920

Age 58

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John W Jones - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth: about 1862; Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

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