Donald Lavern Jones

Brief Life History of Donald Lavern

When Donald Lavern Jones was born on 9 October 1926, in Pittsford Township, Butler, Iowa, United States, his father, Frederick Harold Jones, was 26 and his mother, Bernice Verona Crooks, was 20. He married Rose Margaret Kots on 27 November 1951, in Canton, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States. He lived in West Fork Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Dumont, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1951. He died on 14 August 2016, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dumont Cemetery, Dumont, Butler, Iowa, United States.

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Donald Lavern Jones
Rose Margaret Kots
Marriage: 27 November 1951

Sources (6)

  • Donald L Jones in household of Fred Harold Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Lavern Jones, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
  • Donald L. Jones, "Find A Grave Index"

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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.

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