Francis Jones

about 1708–23 March 1801 (Age 93)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Francis

When Francis Jones was born about 1708, in Virginia, United States, his father, Philip Jones, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Chandler, was -4. He married Rebecca Green on 5 October 1756, in Amelia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 March 1801, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 93.

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Francis Jones
Rebecca Green
Marriage: 5 October 1756
Matthew Jones
Martha "Patsy" Jones
Francis Green JONES

Spouse and Children

5 October 1756
Amelia, Virginia, United States


    Matthew Jones


    Martha "Patsy" Jones


    Francis Green JONES


Parents and Siblings

    Philip Jones


    Margaret Elizabeth Chandler




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Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.

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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