David Banks Jones

2 July 1891–October 1979 (Age 88)
Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life of David Banks

When David Banks Jones was born on 2 July 1891, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Calvin Jones, was 32 and his mother, Zella Annis Hogue, was 24. He married Rachie Emma Davis on 15 February 1921, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clay Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in October 1979, in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88.

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David Banks Jones
Rachie Emma Davis
Marriage: 15 February 1921
Annie Annis Jones
John David Jones

Spouse and Children

15 February 1921
Ritchie, West Virginia, United States


    Annie Annis Jones


    John David Jones


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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)

  • David B Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David B Jones in household of Robert C Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • D B Jones in household of R C Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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