Theophilus John Jones

1862–1957 (Age 95)
Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Theophilus John

Theophilus John Jones was born in 1862, in Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Jeremiah Jones. He married Elizabeth Ann Thomas on 11 July 1887, in Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. His occupation is listed as coal miner in England, United Kingdom. He died in 1957, in Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Theophilus John Jones
Elizabeth Ann Thomas
Marriage: 11 July 1887
Theophilus John Jones

Spouse and Children

11 July 1887
Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom


    Theophilus John Jones


Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Jones




World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 5

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 28

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

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)

  • Thos J Thomas in household of Ann Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Theophilus J Jones, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Theophilus John Jones, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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