Margaret Elizabeth Jones

10 June 1864–5 June 1922 (Age 57)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Jones was born on 10 June 1864, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William C Jones, was 59 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Bondurant, was 35. She married Edgar James White on 10 January 1883, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Dresden, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 5 June 1922, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar James White
Margaret Elizabeth Jones
Marriage: 10 January 1883
Elizabeth White

Spouse and Children

10 January 1883
Weakley, Tennessee, United States


    Elizabeth White


Parents and Siblings

    William C Jones


    Sarah Elizabeth Bondurant




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 1

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 17

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Jon, John, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of John

Story Highlight

From Goodspeed's History of Tenn

From Goodspeed's History of Tenn., 1887; Goodspeed Publishing Co., Nashville, Tenn. William C. Jones, b. 1805, Henry Co., Kent., the son of Israel Jones and Margaret Conner. Israel Jones was born in V …

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Jones in household of W C Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maggie White in household of Edgar James White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret E White in household of E J White, "United States Census, 1900"

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