Eliza Jones

24 February 1923–26 March 1985 (Age 62)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Jones was born on 24 February 1923, in North Carolina, United States. She married Horton Timberlake Pearce on 6 November 1943, in Person, North Carolina, United States. She died on 26 March 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hurdle Mills, Person, North Carolina, United States.

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Horton Timberlake Pearce
Eliza Jones
Marriage: 6 November 1943

Spouse and Children

6 November 1943
Person, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Eliza Jones, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Mrs Eliza Jones Pearce, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Eliza Jones in entry for Gary Stephen Pearce, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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