Richard Reed Jones

5 February 1845–7 May 1927 (Age 82)
Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Richard Reed

When Richard Reed Jones was born on 5 February 1845, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, his father, Enos Jones, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Reed, was 34. He married Lucinda Jane Cosart on 19 July 1863, in Shelby, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cowden, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Dry Point Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 7 May 1927, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Shelby, Illinois, United States.

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Richard Reed Jones
1845–1927
Lucinda Jane Cosart
1844–1920
Marriage: 19 July 1863
James Wilson Jones
1874–1930

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 3
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 22
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (11)

  • Richard Reed Jones, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Richard Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard R Jones, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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