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Josiah Jones[1]

Male 1799 - 1842


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  • Born  12 Mar 1799  , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1800  , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male 26-45: Bridger Jones [at 41]
      female 26-45 [Rachel at 38]
      male 16-26
      male 10-16 [Berry at 14]
      female 10-16 [Mary at 11]
      female <10 [Rachel at 9]
      male <10 [Bridger Jr. at 7]
      male <10 [John Thomas at 4]
      male <10 [Josiah at 1]
    Census: Federal  1820  , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male 16-26: Jesiah Jones [at 21], engaged in agriculture
      female 16-26 [Margaret at abt 20]
      male slave 14-26 [Anthony]
      female slave 14-26 [Jinny]
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    Land Lottery  1820  , Captain Tilmans District, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    was awarded lot 17 in district 3 of Walton County 
    Land Lottery  1820  , Captain Tilmans District, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    was awarded lot 329 in district 7 of Early County 
    Move  Between 1820 and 1830  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There are no tax lists for Bulloch County at the Georgia Archives until 1854.
    Census: Federal  1830  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • male 30-40: Josiah Jones [at 31]
      female 20-30 [Margaret at abt 30]
      male 5-10
      female 5-10
      female 5-10 [Rachel Elizabeth at abt 5]
      female <5 [Rebecca Ann at abt 2]
      male under 5 [James Buckner at 0]
      male slave 10-24
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    Tax List  1831  , Captain Hughes' District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Josiah Jones paid 1 poll and owned no slaves. He paid 31 1/4 cents tax and owned no property.
    Tax List  1833  , Captain Williams' District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Josiah Jones paid 1 poll and owned no slaves. He paid 31 1/4 cents tax and owned no property.
    Bond  2 Jul 1838  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Georgia Know all men by these presents that we Ezilla Grego
      Early County ry Josiah Jones and William B Daniel are
      held and firmly bound unto these honorable Justices of the Inferior
      of said County Sitting for ordinary purposes and their sucessors
      in office in the just and full sum of Two thousand dollars for
      the payment of which sum well and truly to be made to the justices afore
      said and their Successors we bind our selves our heirs executors and admin
      istrators in the whole and for the whole sum jointly and severally firmly
      by these presents Sealed with our Seals and dated this 2nd day of July
      AD. 1838. The Condition of the above bond is such that [whereas - crossed out]
      of the above bound Ezilla Gregory administratrix of the estate both
      real and personal of Thomas H Gregory tate of said county deceased
      do make a true and perfect inventory of all the estate both real and
      personal of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands poss
      ession or the [convey?] of the said Ezilla Gregory or into the hands or possession
      of any other person or persons for her and the Same So made do [entreat? with?]
      the said Inferior Court sitting as a county ordinary as aforesaid when She
      shall be [thereunto?] required and such estate do well and truly administer
      according to law and do make a just and true account of her actings
      and doings therein when she shall be thereto required by said court and
      all the remainder of said estate which shall be found remaining upon the
      account of said administration the same being first all owed by said
      court-shall deliver and pay over to such person or persons respecting
      as are entitled to the same by law And if it shall here after appear
      that any last will and testament was made by the said deceased and
      the same be proved before the court and the executors obtain a certifi-
      cate of the probate thereof and the said Ezillah Gregory do in such case
      of required render and deliver up said letters of administration thence
      this obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue
      Attest Joel W Perry Clk CO Ezillah Gregory seal
      Recorded July 18 1838 Josiah Jones seal
      Joel W Perr Clk Wm Daniel seal
    Move  Between 1839 and 1840  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List  1839  , Captain Lister's District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Josiah Jones paid 1 poll and owned no slaves. He paid 21 cents tax and owned no property.
    Census: Federal  1840  , Captain Daniel's District, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • male 40-50: Josiah Jones [at 41]
      female 30-40 [Margaret at abt 40]
      female 15-20 [Rachel at abt 23?]
      female 10-15 [Rebecca at abt 12]
      male 10-15 [James Buckner at abt 10]
      female 5-10 [Nancy at abt 7]
      female <5 [Margaret at abt 4]
    Tax List  1842  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Captain William B. Daniel's district 
    • Josiah Jones had 1 poll and owned 3 slaves. He paid $2.15 tax on the following property:
      250 acres of PO&H land, quality 2, lot 363, district 4, Early County
      183 1/2 acres of PO&H land, quality 2, lot 285, district 4, Early County
      125 acres of PO&H land, quality P, lot 402, district 4, Early County
    Died  Between 1842 and 7 Nov 1846  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Guardianship Bond  2 Nov 1846  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Georgia Know all men by these presents, that we Jos
      Early County eph Lee, Peter Lee, William Lee, Elias Lee &
      William McElvy are held and firmly bound unto the
      Justices of the Inferior Court of said county, sitting as a
      Court of Ordinary, and their successors in office, in
      the Just sum of Nine thousand and five hundred Dollars
      payable by the said Joseph Lee, Peter Lee, Wm Lee, Eli
      as Lee & William McElvy or either of them, their heirs
      executors, administrators and assigns, Jointly and
      severally. To be void on condition that if the
      said Joseph Lee shall do and perform all the duties
      of Guardianship for the person and property of James
      B., Nancy, Margaret, Josiah J. & Seania Ann
      Jones orphans of Josiah Jones and Margaret Jones
      [deceased?] as the law requires of him, otherwise to remain
      in full force, power and virtue Witness our hands and seals
      this second day of November 1846. Joseph Lee Seal
      Attest Peter Lee Seal
      James G. Collier, C.C.O. Elias Lee Seal
      Recorded 2nd Novr 1846 William N. Lee Seal
      JG Collier C.C.O. William McElvy Seal
    Legal Notice  26 Jan 1848  , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Joseph Lee files his petition for letters of dismission from the guardianship of James B., Nancy, Margaret, Josiah J., and Senia Ann Jones, minors of said County. (Signed) James G. Collier C.C.O.

      [Note: These are the children of Josiah Jones. This Joseph Lee might be the man who married the oldest daughter of this Jones family, Rachel. They married in 1845 and the second oldest sister married in 1847. The only child not yet married, but not listed as a minor is Mary F. Jones.]
    Occupation  farmer  [3
    Person ID  I733  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  Bridger Jones, Sr.,   b. 11 Aug 1753, , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1819, , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Rachel Barry,   b. 9 Sep 1762, , , Carteret County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1830, , , Tattnall County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  Abt 1783  , New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F287  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Mikell,   b. Abt 1800, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1840 and 1850, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jan 1820  , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
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    Children 
     1. Rachel Elizabeth Jones,   b. Abt 1825, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rebecca Ann Jones,   b. Abt 1828, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Buckner Jones,   b. Abt 1830, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1885, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nancy Jones,   b. Abt 1833, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary F. Jones,   b. Abt 1834, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret Jones,   b. Abt 1836, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Josiah Jasper Jones,   b. 1839, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Senia Ann Jones,   b. Abt 1842, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F286  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1799 - , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1800 - , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - was awarded lot 17 in district 3 of Walton County - 1820 - , Captain Tilmans District, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Lottery - was awarded lot 329 in district 7 of Early County - 1820 - , Captain Tilmans District, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Between 1820 and 1830 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1820 - , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1831 - , Captain Hughes' District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1833 - , Captain Williams' District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBond - 2 Jul 1838 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Between 1839 and 1840 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1839 - , Captain Lister's District, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Captain Daniel's District, Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Captain William B. Daniel's district - 1842 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 1842 and 7 Nov 1846 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGuardianship Bond - 2 Nov 1846 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal Notice - 26 Jan 1848 - , , Early County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1038] "The Jones Family Bible," database, Rootsweb: Decatur County, Georgia, Eustus Howard Hayes, compiler; Ida Kirkland Boyce, transcriber, (http://www.thegagenweb.com/gadecatur/Bibles/bible82.txt), Jones Family Bible entry for Josiah Jones, 30 Nov 2006.

    2. [S1681] 1800 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Jones County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M32, roll 31, p. 417, Bridger Jones household, accessed 1 Jul 2008, 1 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1635] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Bulloch County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 7, p. 18, Jesiah Jones household, accessed 4 Jul 2008, 4 Jul 2008.

    4. [S872] The Third or 1820 Land Lottery of Georgia, Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1986), G 929.3758 GEO GEORGIA., 180.

    5. [S1718] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, Georgia, Early County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M19, roll 17, p. 93, Josiah Jones household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    6. [S786] Decatur County, Georgia, "Various Tax Lists, 1824-1850," on microfilm in drawer 127, box 10, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Josiah Jones entry, Captain Hughes' District, 1831 tax year.

    7. [S786] Decatur County, Georgia, "Various Tax Lists, 1824-1850," on microfilm in drawer 127, box 10, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Josiah Jones entry, Captain Williams' District, 1833 tax year.

    8. [S786] Decatur County, Georgia, "Various Tax Lists, 1824-1850," on microfilm in drawer 127, box 10, Clerk of Superior Court, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Josiah Jones entry, Captain Lester's District, 1839 tax year.

    9. [S1719] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, Georgia, Early County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 40, Captain Daniel's District 574, p. 125, Josiah Jones household, accessed 11 Jan 2011., 11 Jan 2011.

    10. [S615] Early County, Georgia, "1842 Tax Digest," on microfilm in drawer 32, box 2, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), Josiah Jones tax entry.

    11. [S779] Early County, Georgia, "Early County Guardians and Administrators Bonds, 1834-1902," on microfilm in drawer 31, box 66, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), guardianship bond for orphans of Josiah Jones, p. 120.

    12. [S765] Albany, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings, 3 volumes, Tad Evans, (Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, 1996), G929.3758 BAK GA., 1:130.

    13. [S57] "Georgia Marriages to 1850," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Jordan Dodd, (www.ancestry.com), Jones, Josiah and Mikell, Margaret, 27 Jan 1820 in Bulloch County, Georgia.