Bob Jones

25 December 1879–13 September 1949 (Age 69)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Bob

When Bob Jones was born on 25 December 1879, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Allen Jones, was 23 and his mother, Letha Hensdale Wilson, was 31. He died on 13 September 1949, in Big Creek Township, Stokes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Stuart, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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Allen Jones
Letha Hensdale Wilson
Willis Jones
Lucy Jane Jones
Wesley Jones
Bob Jones
Robert Lee Jones

Parents and Siblings

    Allen Jones


    Letha Hensdale Wilson





    Lucy Jane Jones


    Wesley Jones



    Robert Lee Jones


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Name change

Age 5

Name change from Taylorsville to Stuart in 1884.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • Bob Jones, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"
  • Bob Jones, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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