Wheeler Jones Sr.

7 June 1887–15 February 1942 (Age 54)
Clay Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Wheeler

When Wheeler Jones Sr. was born on 7 June 1887, in Clay Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Calvin Jones, was 27 and his mother, Zella Annis Hogue, was 20. He married Grace Crum in 1934, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Glade Magisterial District, Webster, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 15 February 1942, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Tyler, Tyler, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wheeler Jones Sr.
Grace Crum
Marriage: 1934
Mary India Jones
William Jones
Wheeler Jones Jr.

Spouse and Children

Ritchie, West Virginia, United States


    Mary India Jones


    William Jones


    Wheeler Jones Jr.


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 15

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Wheeler Jones in household of Robert C Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wheeler Jones in household of R C Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wheeler Jones, "United States Census, 1930"

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