Thomas Bruce Jones

26 February 1916–19 August 1986 (Age 70)
Reddies River Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Bruce

When Thomas Bruce Jones was born on 26 February 1916, in Reddies River Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Carl Joshua Jones, was 25 and his mother, Eva Mae Jones, was 21. He married Flois Irene Fox on 15 October 1939, in Independence, Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 19 August 1986, in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Bruce Jones
Flois Irene Fox
Marriage: 15 October 1939
John Paul Jones

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 2
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 19
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

(1997: 432177;2007: 988471; 2010: 1425470)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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Sources (14)

  • Unknown, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Bruce Jones in household of Carley Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Bruce Jones in entry for Ronald Eugene Cromer and Nila Lynn Jones, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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