Elias William Jones

4 August 1848–19 December 1923 (Age 75)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elias William

When Elias William Jones was born on 4 August 1848, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Elias Jones, was 38 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 31. He lived in Swansea St Thomas, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 December 1923, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Elias Jones
Mary Williams
John Jones
Mary Jones
John Jones
Llewellyn Jones
Anne Jones
Elias William Jones
Ruth Jones
Thomas Jones
Hannah Jones

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World Events (8)

1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
Age 2
Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

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.

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Jones Memorial Plaque

Ray H Banks, a great grandson of Elias Jones, was responsible for placing a Jones Memorial plaque on the Spanish Fork Memorial Square during the Elias Jones Family Reunion held in 2006. The plaque con …

Sources (24)

  • Elias Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elias Williams Jones, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Elias Jones in household of William Woods, "United States Census, 1900"

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