William Franklin Jones

15 March 1878–4 May 1945 (Age 67)
Turlinjah, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of William Franklin

When William Franklin Jones was born on 15 March 1878, in Turlinjah, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Thomas Jones, was 53 and his mother, Sophia Amelia Noad, was 39. He married Emily E. Channels on 25 April 1905, in Eungai, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 4 May 1945, in Taylors Arm, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 67.

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William Franklin Jones
Emily E. Channels
Marriage: 25 April 1905

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25 April 1905
Eungai, New South Wales, Australia

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World Events (7)


Age 14

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 23

First Federal election.

Age 23

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

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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