Abraham Monroe Jones

8 November 1867–17 February 1950 (Age 82)
Green City, Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Abraham Monroe

When Abraham Monroe Jones was born on 8 November 1867, in Green City, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, his father, John Jones, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Comfort Springer, was 25. He married Lydia Alice Kent on 18 January 1891, in Green City, Sullivan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Empire Township, Harper, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Township Number 1, Harper, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 17 February 1950, at the age of 82, and was buried in Forest Park Cemetery, Anthony, Harper, Kansas, United States.

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Abraham Monroe Jones
Lydia Alice Kent
Marriage: 18 January 1891
Gertrude E. Jones
Charley Ray Jones
Alice V Jones
Myrtle A. Jones
Forrest Lloyd Jones
Kyle Monroe Jones

Spouse and Children

18 January 1891
Green City, Sullivan, Missouri, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    Laura Clementine Jones


    Henry Hardin Jones


    Wesley Nathaniel Jones



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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 10

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • M Jones, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Monroe Jones in household of Howard W Kastens, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Monroe Jones in household of Lloyd Jones, "United States Census, 1940"

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