Richard Reed Jones

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

The Life 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 Dry Point Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cowden, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1900. 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
Lucinda Jane Cosart
Marriage: 19 July 1863
James Wilson Jones

Spouse and Children


    Lucinda Jane Cosart


19 July 1863
Shelby, Illinois, United States


    James Wilson Jones


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World Events (8)


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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

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)

  • Richard H Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richard R Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Richard R Jones, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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