Thomas Jones

about 1875–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Jones was born about 1875, in Illinois, United States, his father, Johnson Harris Jones, was 45 and his mother, Evaline Brittain Montgomery, was 41. He lived in Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Johnson Harris Jones
1830–1904
Evaline Brittain Montgomery
1834–1934
Davis Mancil Jones
1856–1913
Thomas Jones
1875–
Bartley M. Jones
1877–
Narcissus Montgomery Jones
1879–
Rachel Jane Jones
1858–1878
Sarah Louise Jones
1860–1941
John Nelson Jones
1861–1955
Joseph Henderson Jones
1869–1943
Lena Jones
1870–1938
Sina Frances Jones
1871–1936

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (1)

  • Thomas Jones in household of John Jones, "United States Census, 1880"

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