Martin Jones

6 September 1788–about 1867 (Age 78)
Craig, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Martin

When Martin Jones was born on 6 September 1788, in Craig, Virginia, United States, his father, Phillip Jones, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Henrietta Graham, was 17. He married Polly Garrison on 20 July 1812, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Mattoon Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died about 1867, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Jones
1788–1867
Lucinda Wilson
1791–1861
Marriage: 26 June 1830
Jones
1810–
Nellie Jones
Jones
1815–
Jones
1820–
Oliver Jones
1822–1862
Joel A. Jones
1827–
Manessah Jones
1833–1906
Peter J Jones
1836–1908
Susan Jane Jones
1840–1912
Elijah P Jones
1842–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1830Edmonson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1789
    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 4
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
    1812
    Age 24
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Joines

    Sources (13)

    • Martin Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martin Jones, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Martin Jones, "United States Census, 1850"

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