Margaret Elvira Jones

3 August 1897–19 January 1928 (Age 30)
Goytre, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Elvira

When Margaret Elvira Jones was born on 3 August 1897, in Goytre, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Jones, was 43 and her mother, Mary Jane Roberts, was 38. She married William Gaston Allen on 7 June 1926, in Mohave, Arizona, United States. She died on 19 January 1928, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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William Gaston Allen
Margaret Elvira Jones
Marriage: 7 June 1926

Spouse and Children

7 June 1926
Mohave, Arizona, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 3

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 9

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)

  • Megan Elvira Jones, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Megan Elvira Jones, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Margaret Elvira Jones, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954"

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