Anna Jones

5 November 1810–7 December 1875 (Age 65)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Jones was born on 5 November 1810, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Jones, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Sumpter, was 38. She married James Stapleton Lewis on 10 May 1833, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. She lived in Summit, Utah, United States in 1860 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 December 1875, in Corinne, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Stapleton Lewis
1814–1901
Anna Jones
1810–1875
Marriage: 10 May 1833
Joel Jones Lewis
1834–1868
John Alma Lewis
1835–1919
James Ammon Lewis
1838–1840
Francis Marion Lewis
1841–1843
Isaac Morley Lewis
1844–1875
Alva Tippets Lewis
1846–1921
Wilford Woodruff Lewis
1848–1914
William Fallis Lewis
1851–1851

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1833Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 2
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    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)’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Joines

    Story Highlight

    James Stapleton Lewis's Conversion to the LDS Church

    In 1831, James Lewis was a young man of 17 living in Randolph County, Indiana, presumably with his older brother Joel (often referred to as Joel Jr. to differentiate him from their father also named J …

    Sources (19)

    • Annie Lewis in household of James Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Anna Jones, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Ann Jones in entry for John Alma Lewis, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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