Calab Jones

18 February 1834–26 April 1896 (Age 62)

The Life Summary of Calab

When Calab Jones was born on 18 February 1834, his father, George Jones, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jones, was 30. He married Rachel David on 23 November 1856. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 26 April 1896, at the age of 62.

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Calab Jones
Rachel David
Marriage: 23 November 1856
Mary Jones
Ann Jones
John Caleb Jones
Catherine Jones
George Jones
Hannah Jones
Miriam Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1856
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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 432177;2007: 988471; 2010: 1425470)English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Calab Jones, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
    • England and Wales Census, 1841; Family of George Jones

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