Pearl Violet Jones

17 February 1892–March 1969 (Age 77)
Luther, Lake, Michigan, United States

The Life of Pearl Violet

When Pearl Violet Jones was born on 17 February 1892, in Luther, Lake, Michigan, United States, her father, James Ira Jones, was 35 and her mother, Mary Hannah Link, was 23. She married William Schaular Burnet on 23 November 1910, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States. She lived in Dover Township, Lake, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died in March 1969, at the age of 77.

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William Schaular Burnet
Pearl Violet Jones
Marriage: 23 November 1910

Spouse and Children

23 November 1910
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Ira Jones





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Pearl V Jones in household of James Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl V. Jones, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Pearl V. Jones in entry for Wm. S. Burnet, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"

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