When Richard Jones Jr. was born in 1651, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Richard Jones, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Clark, was 2. He married Ann Gassaway about 1699, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in March 1714, in his hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America.
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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