Elbert Whitfield Jones

29 May 1876–27 December 1969 (Age 93)
Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Elbert Whitfield

When Elbert Whitfield Jones was born on 29 May 1876, in Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, United States, his father, Addison P. Jones, was 27 and his mother, Mary Jane Taylor, was 32. He married Alice Lett about 1904, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Brinkley, Monroe, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 December 1969, at the age of 93, and was buried in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elbert Whitfield Jones
Alice Lett
Marriage: about 1904
Nash Reed Jones
Roy Jones
Elbert Whitfield Jones Jr.

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States


    Nash Reed Jones


    Roy Jones


    Elbert Whitfield Jones Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Addison P. Jones





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World Events (8)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 1

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 25

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Ebert W Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elbert Jones Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elbert W Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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