James William Jones

M, ID# 539, (1834-1899)
James William & Minerva Jane (Mulholland) Jones
      James William Jones was born in 1834 in Lot 11 Con 3, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario. He was the son of James Jones and Hannah Goodale.1,2,3 He married Minerva Jane Mulholland, daughter of John Mulholland and Rachel Shaver, in 1854. He died on 7 June 1899 in Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario.1,2,4

James's obituary in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, on 8 June 1899 read:
"JONES - In this city on June 7th, J.W. Jones, formerly of Troy, in his 65th year. Funeral service on Friday evening at 8 o’clock at his late residence, 896 Robinson street. The funeral cortege will leave his late residence on Saturday morning, at 8 o’clock, thence to Troy for internment. Service at the Troy church at 11 a.m. Friends and acquaintances please accept this intimation."5

He was buried on 10 June 1899 in Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.5,4

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1861Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJames William Jones6
1871Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJames William Jones7
1881Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJames William Jones8
1891Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJames William Jones9
Last Edited=1 Feb 2018

Children of James William Jones and Minerva Jane Mulholland

Citations

  1. [S168] James William Jones, Death Certificate unknown number, Ontario Vital Records, Office of the Registrar General, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
  2. [S68] Troy Cemetery Transcriptions, online (http://www.interment.net/data/canada/ontario/wentworth/bev/…).
  3. [S1653] Letter from Emery Coe Jones (New Westminster, BC) to Clifford Jones, 28 Sep 1958; copy privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). Letter contains a hand-drawn chart of descendants of James Jones. Letter details sources of the information., From James William Jones (Emery's grandfather) about 1900.
  4. [S453] James Jones & Minerva Mulholland & Etta Jones Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, 14 Apr 2002.
  5. [S1880] Deaths from the Hamilton Spectator, Glanbrook Heritage Society Archives; archived (http://www.glanbrookheritage.ca/archivesreference.htm: accessed 31 Jan 2018).
  6. [S665] James William Jones, 1861 Census (Beverly, Wentworth County, Canada West), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  7. [S666] James William Jones, 1871 Census (Beverly, Wentworth County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  8. [S667] James William Jones, 1881 Census (Beverly, Wentworth County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  9. [S674] James William Jones, 1891 Census (Beverly, Wentworth County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  10. [S408] Amos Randall Jones, Probate Records unknown file number, Wentworth County Surrogate Court, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, WIL 001.
  11. [S161] Amos Jones, Death Certificate unknown number, Ontario Vital Records, Office of the Registrar General, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
  12. [S97] Birthday Book - belonged to Violet Jones, manuscript, c 1914, (individuals signed on their birthday page), privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.
  13. [S166] Jones & Broder Families, notes of Violet Broder, c 1960, DOC 084 & 085, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.