Thelmer Willis "T.W." "Jack" Jones

31 October 1906–7 August 1994 (Age 87)
New Hope, Jones, Texas, United States

The Life of Thelmer Willis "T.W." "Jack"

When Thelmer Willis "T.W." "Jack" Jones was born on 31 October 1906, in New Hope, Jones, Texas, United States, his father, John Thomas Jones, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Rebecca Stevenson, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Jones, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 7 August 1994, at the age of 87.

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Thelmer Willis "T.W." "Jack" Jones
Mildred Pauline Gressett

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    Nancy Rebecca Stevenson




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Felmer Jones in household of John T Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma Willis Jones in entry for Bobby Jack Jones, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Thelmer Willis Jones in entry for Billy Joe Jones, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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