The majority of the people will tell you that Stephen's father was Ambrose Jones of VA. I do not agree with that. There is no proof linking him to that family and that family has no connections in MD. I do know that these are really his children and this is be beginning of my Jones line.
Does anyone have Jones in this county at this time or a suggestion of where else I should look? I know many of the county records were distroyed.
1. STEPHEN JONES, SR was born Aug 15, 1750 in Saint Mary's Co., MD, and died 1840 in Verda, Harlan Co., KY. He married (1) SUSANNAH WILBURN Bef. 1764 in North Carolina, daughter of JOHN WILBURN and JANE UNKNOWN. He married (2) MARY CATHERINE ADAMS Abt. 1770 in VA. She was born Abt. 1750. He married (3) NANCY THOMPSON Aft. 1802.
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Burial: 1840, On a hill above Jones Creek in cemetery near Verda, Harlan Co., KY in crab orchard
Census: Had eight Children
Military service: 1779, Revolutionary War
Of Interest: The first white man to settle in the area of Verda, Kentucky.
Pension: Apr 16, 1834, Harlan County Court, KY
Religion: 1794, Harlan Co., KY
Relocated: Aft. 1781, Moved to Lee County, Virginia
Residence: Bet. 1795 - 1834, Harlan Co., KY
Tax List: 1819, Transferred from Knox County to Harlan County
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Marriage: Bef. 1764, North Carolina
Of Interest: 1828, Still married to Sarah.
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Nationality: Said to have been Indian, but no proof.
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Marriage: ???? Abt. 1770, VA
OR: ?????Bet. 1770 - 1802, Granville, NC (Parent County: Edcomb)
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Marriage: Aft. 1802
Children of STEPHEN JONES and MARY ADAMS are:
2. i. GABRIEL6 JONES, b. 1771, VA; d. Aft. 1829, Harlin Co., KY.
ii. MARY ANNA "LUCY" JONES, b. Aft. 1774, VA.
iii. JOHN "JOHNNY" JONES, SR., b. 1775, NC or VA.
iv. ELIJA JONES, b. 1778, North Carolina.
3. v. ZACHARIAH MARTIN JONES, b. 1787, Virginia.
4. vi. SALLY SARAH JONES, b. Abt. 1790, Kentucky.
vii. STEPHEN JONES, JR., b. 1793, VA or Harlan Co., KY.
5. viii. HIRAM JONES, b. Feb 26, 1801, VA.
Generation No. 2
2. GABRIEL6 JONES was born 1771 in VA, and died Aft. 1829 in Harlin Co., KY. He married MARY POLLY NOE Abt. 1817 in Kentucky. She was born 1795 in VA.
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Marriage: Abt. 1817, Kentucky
Children of GABRIEL JONES and MARY NOE are:
i. JOHN GABRIEL7 JONES, b. 1818, Harlan Co., KY.
ii. ELIZABETH JONES, b. 1821, Harlan Co., KY.
iii. WYLIE JONES, b. 1824, Harlan Co., KY; d. 1893, Laurel Co., KY; m. (1) SARAH HENDRICKSON; m. (2) CHARLOTTE HENSLEY, Abt. 1845; b. Abt. 1825.
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Marriage: Abt. 1845
iv. EDMOND JONES, b. Dec 1825, Harlan Co., KY; m. FRANCIS UNKNOWN; b. Abt. 1825.
v. HIRAM JONES, b. 1827, Harlan Co., KY.
vi. SALLY SARAH JONES, b. 1829, Harlan Co., KY.
3. ZACHARIAH MARTIN6 JONES) was born 1787 in Virginia. He married LYDIA MARGARET UNKNOWN Abt. 1829 in Harlan Co. or Carter Co., KY. She was born Abt. 1790.
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Marriage: Abt. 1829, Harlan Co. or Carter Co., KY
Child of ZACHARIAH JONES and LYDIA UNKNOWN is:
i. SALLY SARAH7 JONES, b. Jan 16, 1830, Carter Co., KY.
4. SALLY SARAH6 JONES) was born Abt. 1790 in Kentucky. She met WILLIAM "BILL" GIBSON. He was born Abt. 1790 in Kentucky.
Child of SALLY JONES and WILLIAM GIBSON is:
i. WILLIAM GIBSON7 JONES, b. 1810, Knox Co., now Mt. Pleasant near Harlan Co. Courthouse, Kentucky; d. Apr 18, 1896, Whitley Co., KY; m. (1) MARY POLLY BRYANT, Abt. 1831, Whitley Co., KY; b. Apr 16, 1810, Whitley Co., KY.; d. Jul 14, 1896, Whitley Co., KY; m. (2) ELIZA J. PEACE, 1847; d. Aft. 1896.
More About WILLIAM GIBSON JONES:
Burial: 1896, Jones Cemetery, Poplar Creek, Whitley Co., KY
Census: 1860, Living in Whitley Co., KY
Land Grant: 1858, Jones, Wm 100 98 1-12-1858 Whitley Big Poplar Cr
Of Interest: 1896, Has rock as tombstone
Property: 100 acres on Hwy 92, about 3 miles this side of the Bell Co., line on Poplar Creek, Whitley Co., KY.
Residence: 1860, Lived on Poplar Creek in Whitley Co., KY
Web Site: http://genweb.net/~crmatthews/KY//decker.html
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Burial: 1896, Jones Cemetery, Big Poplar Creek, Whitley Co., KY
Census: 1860, Whitley Co., KY.
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Marriage: Abt. 1831, Whitley Co., KY
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Out of Wedlock Child: John Gray Jones
5. HIRAM6 JONES was born Feb 26, 1801 in VA. He married RACHEL UNKNOWN in Harlan Co., KY. She was born Abt. 1800.
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Marriage: Harlan Co., KY
Child of HIRAM JONES and RACHEL UNKNOWN is:
i. SALLY SARAH7 JONES, b. Dec 21, 1837, Harlan Co., KY; d. Mar 02, 1919, Harlan Co., KY.
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