Ralph Paul Jones

17 August 1898–8 January 1956 (Age 57)
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ralph Paul

When Ralph Paul Jones was born on 17 August 1898, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, his father, James Edward Jones, was 37 and his mother, Nettie Mary Watson, was 34. He married Marian Elizabeth Eaglen on 7 September 1918, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 January 1956, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Ralph Paul Jones
Marian Elizabeth Eaglen
Marriage: 7 September 1918
Beverly Jean Jones
Ronald Paul Jones
William Edward Jones
Sally Joanne Jones
Nancy Sue Jones

Spouse and Children

7 September 1918
Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States






    Beverly Jean Jones


    Ronald Paul Jones


    William Edward Jones


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Edward Jones





+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ralph Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph P Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph P Jones, "United States Census, 1940"

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