Emmet R Jones

11 February 1886–6 September 1971 (Age 85)
Dawson, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emmet R

When Emmet R Jones was born on 11 February 1886, in Dawson, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James C Jones, was 41 and his mother, Martha Reagan, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Mabel I Bowman. He lived in Huntington Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 6 September 1971, in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Emmet R Jones
Mabel I Bowman
Wayne Jones
Madeline L Jones
Manetta G Jones
Marion Jones

Spouse and Children



    Wayne Jones


    Madeline L Jones


    Manetta G Jones


    Marion Jones


Parents and Siblings

    James C Jones


    Martha Reagan




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Emmitt Jones in household of James C Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emit Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emmett Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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