William Alfred Jones

3 October 1864–4 May 1934 (Age 69)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Alfred

When William Alfred Jones was born on 3 October 1864, in Green, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Tavener Jones, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Melvina Yates, was 27. He married Harriet Elizabeth Asbury on 22 March 1893, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 4 May 1934, in Green, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Green, Kentucky, United States.

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William Alfred Jones
Harriet Elizabeth Asbury
Marriage: 22 March 1893
Mary Emma Jones
Annie Crittenden Jones
Sarah Helen Jones
William Goebel Jones
Lillie Pearl Jones
James Morris Jones
Robert Lee Jones
Violet Ruby Jones
Inez Elizabeth Jones

Spouse and Children

22 March 1893
Green, Kentucky, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Tavener Jones


    Sarah Melvina Yates




    John Robert Jones


    Laura C. Jones


    Louisa C Jones



    James Calomane Jones


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • William A Jones in household of James T Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William A Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Jones, "United States Census, 1910"

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