William Albert Jones

21 January 1899–8 November 1918 (Age 19)
Wales, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of William Albert

When William Albert Jones was born on 21 January 1899, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States, his father, David Jones, was 25 and his mother, Matilda Christensen, was 21. He died on 8 November 1918, in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Ucon Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Jones
Matilda Christensen
Cecil Jones
William Albert Jones
Ida Jones

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 7

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 (3)

  • Albert Jones in household of David Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert Jones, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • William Albeck Jones, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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