When Marion Lee Jones was born on 15 December 1865, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel Cleveland Jones, was 42 and his mother, Catherine Margaret Lewis, was 27. He married Sarah Caroline Eller on 24 February 1887. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Clifton Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 May 1952, in Clifton, Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Clifton, Ashe, North Carolina, 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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