Lewiston E Jones

22 January 1857–1888 (Age 30)
Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lewiston E

When Lewiston E Jones was born on 22 January 1857, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Richard Henry Jones Jr., was 34 and his mother, Nancy Higdon, was 30. He married Mary Ann Peek on 3 February 1880, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Ellijay, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died in 1888, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 31.

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Lewiston E Jones
Mary Ann Peek
Marriage: 3 February 1880
Fannie Jane Jones
William A Jones
Bill Jones

Spouse and Children

3 February 1880
Macon, North Carolina, United States



    William A Jones


    Bill Jones


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Henry Jones Jr.


    Nancy Higdon




    James Nelson Jones


    M E Jones


    Elias Azel Jones


    Alazor Avery Jones


    M C Jones


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 5

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 9

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • L Jones in household of A L Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louis Jones in household of Nancy Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leviston Jones in household of Nancy Jones, "United States Census, 1880"

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