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Descendants of James Jones


      15. George Calvin3 Jones (Aerial E.2, James1) was born March 21, 1825 in Alabama (Source: tombstone), and died April 08, 1905 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone). He married (1) Matilda Jane Bush December 27, 1846 in Barbour County, Alabama (Source: "Early Settlers of Barbour County, Alabama" by Marie Godfrey ), daughter of William Bush and Sarah Williams. She was born April 12, 1825 in Barbour County, Alabama (Source: tombstone), and died November 27, 1882 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone). He married (2) Edgie Townsend September 09, 1883 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).). She was born 1853 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).), and died 1941 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).).

Notes for George Calvin Jones:
1870: Lafayette County, Florida census


More About George Calvin Jones:
Burial: Old McCrabb Cemetery, Dixie County, Florida

Notes for Matilda Jane Bush:
"Early Settlers of Barbour County, Alabama" by Marie Godfrey lists Matilda Bush as minor heir of William Bush who died c1835.


More About George Jones and Matilda Bush:
Marriage: December 27, 1846, Barbour County, Alabama (Source: "Early Settlers of Barbour County, Alabama" by Marie Godfrey )

More About George Jones and Edgie Townsend:
Marriage: September 09, 1883 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).)
     
Children of George Jones and Matilda Bush are:
  51 i.   Mary E.4 Jones, born Abt. 1849.
+ 52 ii.   Matilda Jane Jones, born January 03, 1851 in Florida; died September 30, 1937.
  53 iii.   Nancy M. Jones, born Abt. 1852.
  54 iv.   Lucinda Millard Jones, born Abt. 1858.
  Notes for Lucinda Millard Jones:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com) on name. Listed in census as "Cindy M. Jones".



      16. Aretus Wheat3 Jones (Aerial E.2, James1) was born Abt. 1827 in Alabama (Source: 1850 Census, Madison County, Florida.). He married Mary (Polly) Anna Bush December 23, 1847 in Barbour County, Alabama (Source: Also got info from Robert G. Wooten (rgwooten@avana.net).), daughter of William Bush and Sarah Williams. She was born Abt. 1827 in Alabama (Source: fjorgens@madison.main.nc.us (Florence Jorgensen).).

Notes for Aretus Wheat Jones:
Connection with Arial Jones assumed from proximity in 1850 Madison County, Florida census of Erastus Jones from Alabama who is assumed to be same Erastus Jones as Arial's son. Information provided by Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com). Information provided on wedding of "Aretus W. Jones" to Mary Bush on 12/23/1847 from Barbour County, Alabama marriage records.

Middle name "Wheat" given to me by Tom Webb.

Birth date also listed as 1817, but 1827 consistent with 1850 census.

Notes for Mary (Polly) Anna Bush:
Information provided by Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com). Information provided on wedding of "Aretus W. Jones" to Mary Bush on 12/23/1847 from Barbour County, Alabama marriage records. This may be a dtr. of William and Sarah Bush of Barbour County.

More About Aretus Jones and Mary Bush:
Marriage: December 23, 1847, Barbour County, Alabama (Source: Also got info from Robert G. Wooten (rgwooten@avana.net).)
     
Children of Aretus Jones and Mary Bush are:
+ 55 i.   Travis4 Jones.
+ 56 ii.   Zachariah Jones, born June 06, 1840 in birthdate on FGS from Sam and Debbie Jones; died July 15, 1899.
  57 iii.   Alfred Jones, born Abt. 1848.
  58 iv.   Martha Jones, born Abt. 1849.
  59 v.   Borgh? Jones, born 1849.
  Notes for Borgh? Jones:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

+ 60 vi.   Mary Ann Jones, born October 22, 1850; died October 06, 1909.
  61 vii.   Zilpha J. Jones, born 1851 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).). She married Frank W. McCollister June 26, 1873 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).).
  Notes for Zilpha J. Jones:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

  Notes for Frank W. McCollister:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

  More About Frank McCollister and Zilpha Jones:
Marriage: June 26, 1873 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).)

  62 viii.   Lawrence S. Jones, born December 12, 1852 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).); died March 26, 1922 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).). He married Luckor? Fender February 22, 1874 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).).
  Notes for Lawrence S. Jones:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

  Notes for Luckor? Fender:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

  More About Lawrence Jones and Luckor? Fender:
Marriage: February 22, 1874 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).)

  63 ix.   Ariel Q. Jones, born 1855 (Source: Sam and Debbie Jones (SJone1259@aol.com).).
  Notes for Ariel Q. Jones:
Info from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).



      18. Marinda3 Jones (Aerial E.2, James1) was born 1834 in Alabama (Source: tombstone), and died February 14, 1897 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone.). She married Jephtha Bush, son of William Bush and Sarah Williams. He was born 1832 in Barbour County, Alabama, and died November 05, 1899 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone.).

Notes for Marinda Jones:
Info provide by Florence Jorgensen based on interviews with her mother-in-law, Mamie Jones-Jorgensen.

More About Marinda Jones:
Burial: Hatch Bend Church, Lafayette County, Florida

Notes for Jephtha Bush:
Jephtha Bush was born in Alabama. He is apparently enumerated with William R. Bush in the 1850 census as "Jasper Bush". Relationship is unclear. Possibly they were brothers. Note that apparently Jephtha's oldest son was named "William C. Bush".

More About Jephtha Bush:
Burial: Hatch Bend Church, Lafayette County, Florida
     
Children of Marinda Jones and Jephtha Bush are:
  64 i.   William C.4 Bush, born December 11, 1854 in Madison County, Florida (Source: tombstone.); died April 13, 1867 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone.).
  Notes for William C. Bush:
listed on 1860 Lafayette County census in Jephtha Bush household. Not on 1870 list. Dates from tombstone at Old McCrabb Cemetery, now in Dixie County, Florida. Middle name possibly "Calvin".


+ 65 ii.   Travis Bush, born Abt. 1855 in Madison County, Florida.
+ 66 iii.   Lemuel Lafayette Bush, born Abt. 1857 in Lafayette County, Florida.
+ 67 iv.   Luanna George Bush, born Abt. 1858.
+ 68 v.   Marion Bush, born January 29, 1861 in Lafayette County, Florida; died September 01, 1943 in Lafayette County, Florida.
  69 vi.   Thomas Bush, born February 08, 1862 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: Tombstone has 1861, but brother Marion supposedly born 1861. Sam and Debbie Jones info is birthdate as 1862. 1870 census has Thomas as 8, consistent with 1862 date.); died March 27, 1887 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone).
  Notes for Thomas Bush:
Tombstone has birthdate 1861, but brother Marion supposedly born 1861. Sam and Debbie Jones info is birthdate as 1862. 1870 census has Thomas as 8, consistent with 1862 date.

  70 vii.   George T. Bush, born October 06, 1863 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone); died February 05, 1897 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone). He married Josephine Jones July 04, 1893 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: Lafayette County Court Records.); born January 03, 1874 (Source: tombstone.); died October 11, 1898 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: tombstone.).
  Notes for George T. Bush:
Lafayette County records indicate that George T. Bush married Josephine Jones 7/4/1893. George T. Bush died 2/5/1897. On 5/9/1897, "Josephine Bush" married George's brother, Marion Bush. She then died 10/11/1898. Marion Bush then married Mary Elizabeth McCallister on 12/1/1898. Josephine Jones Bush buried at Hatch Bend Church, along with George T. Bush and Marion Bush. Not proved if all these are same person(s).

  Notes for Josephine Jones:
Lafayette County records indicate that George T. Bush married Josephine Jones 7/4/1893. George T. Bush died 2/5/1897. On 5/9/1897, "Josephine Bush" married George's brother, Marion Bush. She then died 10/11/1898. Marion Bush then married Mary Elizabeth McCallister on 12/1/1898. Josephine Jones Bush buried at Hatch Bend Church, along with George T. Bush and Marion Bush. Not proved if all these are same person(s).

  More About George Bush and Josephine Jones:
Marriage: July 04, 1893, Lafayette County, Florida (Source: Lafayette County Court Records.)

  71 viii.   Sarah E. Bush, born Abt. 1867 (Source: 1870 census, Lafayette County, Florida.). She married James Peterson January 20, 1884 in Lafayette County, Florida (Source: Lafayette County Court Records.).
  More About James Peterson and Sarah Bush:
Marriage: January 20, 1884, Lafayette County, Florida (Source: Lafayette County Court Records.)

  72 ix.   Cinthaletta? Bush, born February 1870 (Source: 1870 census, Lafayette County, Florida.).
  73 x.   Council Bush, born 1872 in Florida. He married Beulah Porter.
  Notes for Council Bush:
Information on descendants from from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).

  Notes for Beulah Porter:
Information on descendants from from Sam and Debbie Jones (SJones1259@aol.com).



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