Dewey Wheeler Jones

17 September 1898–7 February 1966 (Age 67)
Resaca, Gordon, Georgia, United States

The Life of Dewey Wheeler

When Dewey Wheeler Jones was born on 17 September 1898, in Resaca, Gordon, Georgia, United States, his father, William Riley Jones, was 47 and his mother, Edna Missouri Norrell, was 41. He died on 7 February 1966, at the age of 67, and was buried in Thomaston, Upson, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Riley Jones
1850–1920
Edna Missouri Norrell
1857–1933
Helen Louise Strickland
0008–2012
Jackson Wych Jones
1878–
Robert A. "Colonel" Jones
1881–
Birdie J Jones
1884–1959
Remus Stanton Jones
1886–1967
Clark William Jones Sr
1892–1953
Jacquelin Gertrude Jones
1896–
Dewey Wheeler Jones
1898–1966

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Helen Louise Strickland

    Female0008–2012Female

    Jackson Wych Jones

    Male1878–Male

    Robert A. "Colonel" Jones

    Male1881–Male

    Female1884–1959Female

    Male1886–1967Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 8

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (1)

  • Jos W Jones in household of William R Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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