Eugene Seymour Jones

16 February 1868–18 February 1924 (Age 56)
Little Springs, Franklin, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Eugene Seymour

When Eugene Seymour Jones was born on 16 February 1868, in Little Springs, Franklin, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Pinkney Jones, was 20 and his mother, Mary Ann Wroten, was 19. He married Laura Jane Bowlin on 14 December 1887. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mississippi, United States in 1870 and Beat 5, Franklin, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 February 1924, in Franklin, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Franklin, Mississippi, United States.

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Eugene Seymour Jones
Laura Jane Bowlin
Marriage: 14 December 1887
Ernest Ezekiel Jones
Lee Jones
Jesse Jones
Ellis I Jones
Annie Mae Jones
Perry Jones
Eugene Holmes Jones
Hosea Percy Jones
Alton Lamar Jones
John Jones
Kenna Jones

Spouse and Children

14 December 1887


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 9

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • W S Jones in household of P C Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • E S Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eugene Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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