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John Lawrence Jones[1, 2]

Male 1776 - 1830


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  • Born  8 Dec 1776  , , Surry (later Wilkes) County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Military: War of 1812  1812  [4
    Private, Wimberly's 3rd Regiment, Georgia Militia 
    Census: Federal  1820  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • male >45: John L. Jones [at 43?]
      female 26-45 [Lucy at 40]
      female 16-26 [Judith at 21]
      female 16-26 [Elizabeth at 19]
      female 16-26 [Nancy at 17]
      male 10-16 [Craven at 15]
      female 10-16 [Beheathland at 8?]
      female under 10 [Sarah at abt 5]
      male under 10 [John at 6]
      male under 10 [Taliafero at 2]
      male >45 [possibly Dr. John Taliaferro at 87]
      female >45 [possibly Lydia Howard - Dr. Taliaferro's second wife]
      6 male slaves
      7 female slaves
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    News Article  14 Jun 1825  , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Georgia Journal 
    • "Georgia, Wilkinson Superior Court, April Term, 1825. We the Grand Jury...present Bowling Bradford for retailing spirituous liquors without license--witnesses, Joseph Jones and John W. Mann. We also present James Gipson for retailing spirituous liquors without license, at Baker's store--witnesses, Henry W. Shaws...(Signed) Gerard Burch, Foreman. John W. Mann, Joseph Ross, James Waters, Henry Chambers, John Freeman, Sr., Thomas Holder, Jonas Griffin, Peter Buckholts, Timothy Goodman, Robert Clay, Arnold Goodwin, Martin Hays, Jesse Mooreland, John Laillett, John L. Jones, Benjamin Fordham, James Gibson, Hardy Hargrove, Jacob Boone, Jesse Pitman. A true extract from the minutes of Wilkinson Superior Court, at April Term, 1825. (Signed) Joseph Delk, Clerk."
    Will Written  24 Feb 1830  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • I John L. Jones of State of Georgia and County of Wilkinson
      do make and ordain this my last will and testament in the manner and form following.
      I give and bequeath to my daughters Nancy and Sarah and Letha one
      feather bed & furniture to each of them each bed weigh forty weight, and Ten
      dollars worth of kitchen furniture to each one of them and two cows & calves
      to each of them and one sow & pigs to each of them, and the balance of my estate
      I give to my wife during her lifetime or widowhood and all my children
      that are single, to live with their mother while living single free from any change
      and the small children to be schooled at the descretion of their mother or the
      Executor to the estate to be paid out of the net proceeds of the estate and
      after the death of my wife or marriage the whole of the estate to be equally
      divided between the heirs. I make this my last will & testament to
      stand in lieu of others previously made. I do appoint my wife
      Lucy Jones and my Brother Thomas Jones and William Rutherford
      Executors to this my last will and testament this 24th Feby 1830
      James Hatcher John L. Jones (L.S.)
      Jonathan Ridley
      William Taylor
    Died  1 Mar 1830  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Will Probated  5 Jul 1830  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Georgia Wilkinson County
      You do solemly swear that you saw John L. Jones sign, seal publish
      and deliver this writing to be and contain his last will & testament as
      the time thereof he was sound desposing mind & memory and that he did
      it without compulsion and that you saw Jonathan Ridley and William
      Taylor sign the same as witness with yourself to the best of your
      knowledge so help you God
      Sworn to in Open Court James Hatcher
      before as this 5th July 1830
      James Mooring, J.I.C.
      Adam Brannan, J.I.C.
      John Hardie J.I.C. I do solemly swear that this writing contains
      the true last will of the within named John L. Jones Decd so far as
      I know or believe & that I will & truly execute the same by paying first
      the debts & then the legacies containd. An the said will as far as his goods
      & chattles will thereunto extend and the law charge me & that I will
      make true & perfect Inventory of all such goods & chattles
      So help me God Lucy (her x mark) Jones
      Sworn to before me
      this 5th July 1830
      A. Beall CCO
    Court  May 1845  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • "John L. Jones, Est. - Taliaferro Jones, Admr. makes his return"
    Person ID  I2495  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  John Letton Jones,   b. 1749, , , Surry County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1778, , Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Sharpe,   b. Est 1749,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F880  Group Sheet

    Family  Lucy Taliaferro,   b. 29 May 1780, , , Surry County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1842, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1797  , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Judith Jones,   b. 17 Sep 1799, , , Creek Lands (later Wilkinson), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1872, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Jones,   b. 23 Sep 1801, , , Creek Lands (later Wilkinson), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nancy Melinda Jones,   b. 10 Oct 1805, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1881, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Craven Jones,   b. 16 Sep 1805, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Frances Jones,   b. 5 Jul 1810, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Beheathland Jones,   b. 16 Nov 1812, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1876, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sarah A. "Sallie" Jones,   b. Abt 1814, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1859, , Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Richard Jones,   b. 20 Dec 1814, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Jones,   b. 30 Oct 1817, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Dr. Taliaferro Jones,   b. 24 Dec 1818, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Francis Marion Jones,   b. 11 Aug 1822, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Seaborn E. Jones,   b. 22 Jan 1824, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F873  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1797 - , , , Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNews Article - The Georgia Journal - 14 Jun 1825 - , Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 24 Feb 1830 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1830 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Probated - 5 Jul 1830 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - May 1845 - , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 76-78.

    2. [S1767] History of Wilkinson County. Ancestry.com. Database online., Victor Davidson, (http://www.ancestry.com: The Generations Network: 2005), 292. accessed 11 Feb 2011., 11 Feb 2011.

    3. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 76-77.

    4. [S565] "War of 1812 Service Records," subscription database, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication box 113; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication exct 602.

    5. [S1650] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Wilkinson County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 9, p. 209, John L. Jones household, accessed 12 Jul 2008, 12 Jul 2008.

    6. [S508] Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville) Newspaper, 1809-1840, 5 volumes, Frederic R. & Emilie K. Hartz, abstracted and compiled by, (Vidalia, Georgia, 1990-1992), G929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., vol. 3: 1824-1830, page 296.

    7. [S995] Wilkinson County, Georgia, "Record of Returns, 1827-1838," on microfilm in drawer 299, box 18, Court of Ordinary, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), will of John L. Jones, page 41.

    8. [S494] Wilkinson County, Georgia Gravestones With Genealogical Information, Joseph T. Maddox, compiler, (Irwinton, Georgia: Privately published by author, 1971), G929.3758 WILKINS., 153.

    9. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 78.

    10. [S995] Wilkinson County, Georgia, "Record of Returns, 1827-1838," on microfilm in drawer 299, box 18, Court of Ordinary, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), will of John L. Jones proven, page 41.

    11. [S513] Wilkinson County, Georgia Court of Ordinary, Minute Book A, 1835-1858, Miriam Mitchiner Brown, compiler, (Gordon, Georgia: Privately published by author, 1998), G929.3758 WIL GEORGIA., 49.