Notes for William Jones: _ELEC: 25 MAY 1664 Elected Lt. Gov of New Haven Colony _ELEC: 1664 A Commissioner of United Colonies _ELEC: 11 MAY 1665 Magistrate of Union of New Haven & Ct Colonies _ELEC: 9 JUL 1691 Elected Lt. Gov of Ct Reference Number: 520 Note: History of New York St, Bio Vol VII, Dr. James Sullivan p.317
Sources: Title: Genealogies of Ct Families frm the NEHGR Vol II Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: page 321 Text: Lt Gov William Jones, emigrant to New Haven, styles himself, in a deed dated 3 May 1689/70 "sometime of Martins in the Fields, Westminster, Esquire, now of New Haven in the County of New Haven in New England, Planter." He may have been the son of Col John Jones of Regicide, executed 16 Oct 1660, who married, as a second or third wife, Jane, the widow of Roger Whetstone and sister of Oliver Cromwell, the Protector.
William Jones is said to have been born in 1624, at London, where he was an attorney. He arrived at Boston, 27 Jul 1660, in the same ship with Whatley and Goffe, and brought his sons William and Nathaniel with him, born by a first wife. He married second, at London, Hannah, born in London in 1633, dau of Gov Theophilus Eaton on 7 Jyu 1659. By a deed of indenture, dated 20 May 1658/9, Theoophilus Eaton of Dublin in Ireland, Esquire, son and heir to Theophilus Eaton, Gov, late of the New Haven in New England, of one part and Hanah Eaton of London, spinster, dau of Theophilus Eaton, and Thomas Yale of New Haven in New England, Gentleman, of the other part, conveyed the estate of Gov Eaton.
An Agreement made by some of his heirs is on the New Haven County records. Among them are Andrew Morrison, in right of his wife Sarah, and John Morgan, in right of his wife Elizabeth. These women are spoken of as children of the whole blood of William Jones, Esq. "Jones Bridge" 1706. in Guilford took its name from him. Lt Gov Jones died 17 Oct 1706 and Mrs. Hannah Jones died 4 May 1707. Title: List of Officials Civil, Military, & Ecclesiastical of Ct Colony by Donald Jacobus Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: page 30 Text: Counsellor at law in Westminster, London, Eng 27 Jun 1660 arrived Boston in ship of Capt. Pierce. Title: Directory of Ancestral Heads of New England Families by H.R. Holmes Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: page CXXXIV Title: NEHGR Vol 58 Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: Vol 58, Vol 60 page 165 and Vol 78 page 433. Title: NEHGR 1890
More About William Jones and Hannah Eaton: Marriage 1: 07 Jul 1659, St Andrews Church,Wesminster,London, England.411 Marriage 2: 04 Jul 1659, St Andrews Parish, Holburn, London, England.411
Children of William Jones and Hannah Eaton are:
+Isaac Jones, b. 21 Jun 1671, New Haven, Connecticut, USA411, 411, d. 1741, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA411, 411.