Walter Hamilton Jones

2 December 1879–20 December 1954 (Age 75)
Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Walter Hamilton

When Walter Hamilton Jones was born on 2 December 1879, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Elias Hamilton Jones, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Katherine Markland, was 32. He married Maude Pearl Francis on 25 December 1904, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Apple Glenn Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Porterville, Tulare, California, United States in 1930. He died on 20 December 1954, in Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States.

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Walter Hamilton Jones
Maude Pearl Francis
Marriage: 25 December 1904
Gladys R Jones
Maria Jones
Dollie Jones
Walter Melvin Jones
William M Jones
Clyde David Jones
Francis Edward Jones

Spouse and Children

25 December 1904
Benton, Arkansas, United States


    Gladys R Jones


    Maria Jones


    Dollie Jones


    Walter Melvin Jones


    William M Jones


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    John Allen Jones


    Mary Louise Jones


    Augustus A. Jones


    Anna Jones


    Frances Fredrica Jones


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 4

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Walter H. Jones in household of Alarander H. Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Walter H Jones in household of Elis H Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Waller H Jones, "United States Census, 1930"

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