John Wesley Jones Sr

7 October 1886–10 December 1958 (Age 72)
Society Hill, Darlington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Jones Sr was born on 7 October 1886, in Society Hill, Darlington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Hugh J Jones, was 24 and his mother, Salley Freeman, was 20. He married Chessie Belvia Edwards on 25 June 1911. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hartsville, Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Hartsville, Chaffee, Colorado, United States in 1958. He died on 10 December 1958, at the age of 72, and was buried in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Jones Sr
1886–1958
Chessie Belvia Edwards
1888–1929
Marriage: 25 June 1911
Jasper Hildreth Jones
1912–1991
Herlon Jones
Jerry Jones
Wanda Jean Jones
Carrie D. Jones
1914–1916
Egleston Jones
1914–1929
Clarence D Jones
1916–1918
Guy H Jones
1922–1927
Thomas R Jones
1923–1929
John Wesley Jones Jr
1924–1989
Ethel May "Polly" Jones
1927–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1911
children

(11)

    Male1912–1991Male

    Carrie D. Jones

    Female1914–1916Female

    Egleston Jones

    Male1914–1929Male

    Clarence D Jones

    Male1916–1918Male

    Guy H Jones

    Male1922–1927Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1861–1945Male

    Salley Freeman

    Female1865–1911Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 4

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John W Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John W Jones in household of Hugh Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Jones in household of George W Petty, "United States Census, 1900"

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