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Jonathan Jones

Male 1731 -


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  • Name Jonathan Jones 
    History 1730  [1
    Ballou (1882) says this of him: "He appears to have been a man of much executive ability and enterprise and to have stood well, both in the church and general society, together with his wf. [wife] and family. In his day it was no scandal to piety for a man to be a licensed rumseller." He kept a tavern for a number of years in Milford before selling it to Ichabod Robinson, and then removing to Orange, Massachusetts. 
    Born 12 Jul 1731  Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Moved To 1751  Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I385  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 

    Father Jonathan Jones,   b. 13 Dec 1701, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah Adams,   b. 12 Feb 1701/02, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Jan 1727  Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Wood,   b. 23 Feb 1733/34, Upton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 May 1754  Upton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Melatiah Jones,   b. 1 Jun 1756, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1813, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ezekiel Jones,   b. 11 Nov 1758, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1845, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     3. Hannah Jones,   b. 29 Nov 1760, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1823, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     4. Jonathan Jones,   b. 3 Jan 1763, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1843, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mary Jones,   b. 2 Oct 1765, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1849, Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     6. Olive Jones,   b. 8 Mar 1767, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Abigail Jones,   c. 8 Oct 1768, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1768, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     8. Elizabeth Jones,   b. 8 Oct 1769, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Rhoda Jones,   b. 30 Dec 1771, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. Azubah Jones,   b. 29 Mar 1775, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +11. Sarah Jones,   b. 6 Aug 1779, Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1862, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1731 - Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1751 - Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1754 - Upton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts From its First Settlement to 1881, ( Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1882).

    2. [S991] Foster, F. Apthorp. Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1908).

    3. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).

    4. [S76] Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898).

    5. [S466] Ward, Martha E. History of North Orange, Massachusetts, (Orange, Massachusetts: North Orange Reunion Association & Enterprise and Journal, 1924).

    6. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 Reprint of 1887 edition, (Medfield, Massachusetts: Medfield Historical Society, 1975).

    7. [S68] Jameson, E. O. The Biographical Sketches of Prominent Persons and the Genealogical Records of Many Early and Other Families in Medway, Mass. 1713-1886, (Providence, Rhode Island: J.A. & R.A. Reid Printers, 1886).

    8. [S997] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

    9. [S1005] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, To the end of the Year 1849 , (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1904).