Mr. Jones

about 1852–before 1952 (Age 100)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mr.

Mr. Jones was born about 1852, in Tennessee, United States. He married Alathia Donoho about 1872, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died before 1952, in his hometown, at the age of 99.

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Mr. Jones
1852–1952
Alathia Donoho
1862–1962
Marriage: about 1872
Richard Edward Jones
1882–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1872
Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 26

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.

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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