Roy Crawford Jones

17 April 1896–3 June 1965 (Age 69)
Carroll, Georgia, United States

The Life of Roy Crawford

When Roy Crawford Jones was born on 17 April 1896, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, his father, Willis Dallas Jones, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Jane Hanson, was 39. He married Pearl Duncan on 9 December 1917, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in District 714, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 June 1965, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Roy Crawford Jones
Pearl Duncan
Marriage: 9 December 1917
Henry Sterling Jones
Clyde Jones
Roy Calvin Jones

Spouse and Children

9 December 1917
Carroll, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 10

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Roy C Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy C Jones in household of Willis D Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy C Jones in household of Willis D Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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