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Nancy Melinda Jones

Female 1805 - 1881  (75 years)


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  • Name Nancy Melinda Jones  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 10 Oct 1805  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Sep 1881  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Branan/Kinney Cemetery, near Toomsboro, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I2638  Main
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2008 

    Father John Lawrence Jones,   b. 8 Dec 1776, , , Surry (later Wilkes) County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1830, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother 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  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1797  , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peyton Clay,   b. 25 Dec 1800, , , Washington County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1880, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1830  , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. Lawrence W. Clay,   b. 2 Jan 1832, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Martha Jane Clay,   b. 9 Apr 1834, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1888, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. David Melton Clay,   b. 25 Dec 1837, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Edmond William Clay,   b. 29 Jan 1839, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1898, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Narcissa Clay,   b. Abt 1842, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Clay,   b. 7 Jan 1845, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1923, , Cochran, Bleckley County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] Book: Georgia - Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 66, 78 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S555] Georgia, Terrell - Minutes, Volume A: 1855-1884 & Volume B: 1883-1921 [microfilm], Court of Ordinary, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), 120-121 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1004] Cemetery: Georgia, Wilkinson, near Toomsboro - Branan/Kinny Cemetery, grave marker for Nancy Jones Clay, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 13 Oct 2006 (Reliability: 3).
      Inscription:
      God's finger touched her
      and she SLEPT.
      [Note: the top half of her marker must have been on the other side of Peyton's stone which had tumbled over and was not visible at the time of the visit.]

    4. [S846] Cemetery: Georgia, Wilkinson, near Toomsboro - Branan/Kinny Cemetery [Rootsweb database], Eileen Babb Sumner and Jeannie Sutton Hogue, transcribers, (http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkinson/cemeteries/branancm.txt), grave marker entry for Nancy Jones Clay (Reliability: 3).
      Nancy Clay
      wife of Peyton Clay
      10-10-1805
      9-18-1881

    5. [S266] Book: Georgia - Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 78 (Reliability: 3).
      31 Dec 1803

    6. [S266] Book: Georgia - Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 76-78 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S57] Marriage: Georgia Marriages to 1850 [Ancestry.com database], Jordan Dodd, (www.ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).