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View Tree for William JonesWilliam Jones (b. 23 Mar 1768, d. 07 Aug 1841)

William Jones5 was born 23 Mar 1768 in Chatham, NC5, and died 07 Aug 1841 in Wilimington, Clinton Co, Ohio5.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Jones:
UNION TOWNSHIP. - 491 (From Wilmington, Clinton County History)

William Jones, a native of North Carolina. grew to manhood in South Carolina, married in the former State, and, in 1795 or 1796, removed to Grainger County, Tenn., and settled at Bean Station, where he followed the business of a tavern-keeper and traded with the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians, at Muscle Shoals, in Alabama. He acquired considerable wealth, and, in 1810, removed to Ohio, and, on the 4th of March, settled on Todd's Fork, in the northwest part of what is now Union Township. He was accompanied to this State by his wife and nine children, including Dr. A. Jones, now of Wilmington, who was born at the old home in Tennessee in 1807. Another son, Charles, was born in Clinton County, in August, 1811. William Jones had in his earlier years learned the house-building trade, and built a number of houses in Wilmington for persons residing in the place. He could never be induced to settle in a town, however, and was engaged in agricultural pursuits during the greater part of his residence in this county. His son, Daniel Jones, ' a shoemaker by trade, settled in Wilmington in 1817, and built a log house on the lot now occupied by the residence of the late Judge R. B. Harlan. He had first worked here in 1811. He was a zealous member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and was a member of the first class organized in Wilmington. He manufactured boots and shoes quite extensively, having at times as many as six men in his employ, and buying his stock from the tanneries in the place. He owned several lots in the village. He died in St. Louis in the eightieth year of his age, and was brought to Wilmington and interred in Sugar Grove Cemetery.
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UNION TOWNSHIP, Clinton Co OH. -Pg 875

Dr. A. Jones' father was an Old-School Baptist, and his mother one of the "seven pioneers," who established the present Methodist Episcopal Church of Wilmington. ......

(grandson to William Jones is Ethelbert)
ETHELBERT C. JONES, farmer, P. O. Wilmington, was born at Wilmington, Clinton Co., Ohio, September 28, 1826. His father, John Jones, was born in Granger County, Tenn., December 27, 1802, to William and Deborah (McVey) Jones, he of Welsh and English descent, and she a native of Pennsylvania, of Irish descent. He came to Union Township in 1810, and located on Todd's Fork. ........
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1820 Census Chester twp, Clinton Co. Ohio - This is a good possibility to be William in Union in 1830/40.
1 m 0-10 (Charles 9 yrs - 1811)
2 m 10-16 (Aquilla 13, 1807, Eli 11 1809
1 m 16-18 (Thomas 15, 1805
2 m 16-26 (William Jr, 21, 1799 and (John 18 - 1802)
1 m 26-45 - (unnamed son 26 <1794>)
1 m 45+ (William 50+
1 f 10--16 ( Mary 16 - <1805>
1 f 45+ - Deborah 50+
(Son Daniel and an older dau are married by this census)

1830 Wilmington
1 m 15-20 (Probably Charles 19, bn 1811)
1 m 60-70
1 f 20-30 (Mary 26 - 1805)
1 f 60-70

1840 Wilmington
1 m 20-30 - (Probably Charles who married 1854.)
1 m 70-80
1 f 70-80


More About William Jones:
Burial: Unknown, Sugar Grove Cemetery, Union Twp, Wilmington, Clinton Co OH.5

More About William Jones and <Unnamed>:
Marriage: Abt. 1788, North Carolina.

Children of William Jones are:
  1. Dau Jones, b. 17925, d. date unknown.
  2. Son Jones, b. 17945, d. date unknown.
  3. +Daniel Jones, b. 12 Mar 1795, Chatham Co, NC5, d. 1876, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5.
  4. +William Jones, b. 07 Jan 1801, Grainger Co.TN5, d. 19 Jul 1878, Wilmington Clinton Co. OH5.
  5. +John W. Jones, b. 27 Dec 1802, Grainger Co. TN5, d. 21 Feb 1885, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5.
  6. Mary Jones, b. 19 Feb 1805, Grainger Co. TN5, d. 05 Sep 1887, Wilimington, Clinton Co, Ohio5.
  7. +Thomas Jones, b. 1806, Grainger Co. TN5, d. 1856, Wilmington Clinton Co. OH5.
  8. +Aquilla Jones, b. 12 Apr 1807, Grainger Co. TN5, d. 02 Sep 1885, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5.
  9. Eli Jones, b. 03 Sep 1809, Grainger Co. TN5, d. 11 Aug 1835, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5.
  10. +Charles Jones, b. 07 Aug 1810, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5, d. 04 Apr 1891, Wilimington, Clinton co, Ohio5.
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