Martin Green Jones

7 May 1881–16 May 1963 (Age 82)
DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Martin Green

When Martin Green Jones was born on 7 May 1881, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, Griffin J Jones, was 19 and his mother, Lutishia Catherine Armstrong, was 21. He married Pearl Hester Green on 17 September 1905, in Brown, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Commissioner's Precinct 2, Crosby, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 May 1963, in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sierra View Memorial Park, Olivehurst, Yuba, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Green Jones
Pearl Hester Green
Marriage: 17 September 1905
Zula Mae Jones
Mildred Ozella Jones
Ruby Lee Jones

Spouse and Children


    Pearl Hester Green


17 September 1905
Brown, Texas, United States


    Zula Mae Jones


    Mildred Ozella Jones



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 14

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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Story Highlight


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Sources (3)

  • Martin G Griffin in household of Griffin Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M G Jones in household of G Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M G Jones, "United States Census, 1940"

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