Nora Belle Counts

16 August 1875–19 December 1971 (Age 96)
Johnson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Nora Belle

When Nora Belle Counts was born on 16 August 1875, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles W. Counts, was 26 and her mother, Mary T Long, was 23. She married James Franklin Jones on 27 February 1894, in Linneus, Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 19 December 1971, in Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Jones
Nora Belle Counts
Marriage: 27 February 1894
Virgil William Jones
Lois M Jones
Frances Vivian Jones
Irene Belle Jones
Mable Mary Jones
Charles Bryan Jones
James Robert Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1894Linneus, Linn, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
    Age 3
    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 25
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kuntz or Kunz .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (19)

    • Nora Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Nora Counts in entry for James F Jones, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Nora Jones in entry for James Robert Jones, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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