John Jones

17 March 1792–26 October 1863 (Age 71)
Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

John Jones was born on 17 March 1792, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 26 October 1863, in Clarion, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Jones
1792–1863
Nancy Martin
1794–1851

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John in entry for Walter Jones and Margaret Ann Mcdonald, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • John Jones in entry for Walter Jones and Margaret Ann Mcdonald, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Pie, "United States Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865"

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