When Horace Golden Jones was born on 24 August 1889, in Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Horace Downey Jones, was 37 and his mother, Martha Ann Shields, was 25. He died on 23 August 1892, in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Salem City Cemetery, Salem, Utah, Utah, United States.
English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.
English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.
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