Arthur Raymond Jones

18 June 1902–13 February 1984 (Age 81)
Strickler, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Arthur Raymond

When Arthur Raymond Jones was born on 18 June 1902, in Strickler, Washington, Arkansas, United States, his father, Mordecai Hyburton Jones, was 51 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Reeder, was 43. He married Lura V Bliss on 4 June 1922, in Adair, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Cove Creek Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Big Creek Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 13 February 1984, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Arthur Raymond Jones
Lura V Bliss
Marriage: 4 June 1922

Spouse and Children

4 June 1922
Adair, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Nora Jones


    Frances Jones


    David Jones



    Jessie V Jones


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Arthur James in household of Mortaci H Jonus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Jones, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Arthur R Jones, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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