Donald Gerard Jones

Male20 July 1920–10 July 1999

Brief Life History of Donald Gerard

When Donald Gerard Jones was born on 20 July 1920, in Maynard, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Gilbert Raymond Jones, was 29 and his mother, Mary Gertrude Dailey, was 29. He married Roberta Ellsworth Songer on 23 November 1950, in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 10 July 1999, in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Donald Gerard Jones
Roberta Ellsworth Songer
Marriage: 23 November 1950

Sources (7)

  • Donald Jones in household of Raymond A Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Donald Jones - Government record: birth: 20 July 1920; Maynard, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Donald G Jones, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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  • Marriage
    23 November 1950Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 3

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.


    Age 21

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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