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Bridger Jones, Sr.

Male 1753 - 1819  (66 years)


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  • Name Bridger Jones  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 11 Aug 1753  , , , North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 1819  , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lower Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I735  Main
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 

    Father James Jones,   b. Abt 1727, , Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, , Swansboro, Onslow County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Rebecca Bridger,   b. Abt 1734, , Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1763, , , Nansemond County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1755  , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1783  , New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Barry Jones,   b. 19 Nov 1786, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1821, , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. Mary "Polly" Jones,   b. 9 Mar 1789, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1869  (Age 79 years)
     3. Rachel Jones,   b. 9 Jun 1791, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     4. Bridger Jones, Jr.,   b. 26 Aug 1793, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John Thomas "Bryant" Jones,   b. 23 Nov 1796, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1844, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Josiah Jones,   b. 12 Mar 1799, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1842 and 7 Nov 1846, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Bazel W. Jones,   b. 16 Nov 1800, , , Jones County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1857, , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. Buckner Jones,   b. 22 Mar 1802, , , Warren County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1840, , , Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     9. Nancy Ann Jones,   b. 7 Apr 1807, , , Bulloch County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Research):Service Source: ONSLOW, SOL IN REV WAR, P 393; NC REV WAR PAY VOUCHER #5212
      Service Description:
      1) MILITIA, CAPT SNEADS' CO,COL MITCHELL
      2) OMSLOW'S REGT, WILMINGTON DIST

  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Book: American Genealogical-Biographical Index, Godfrey Memorial Library, (Middletown, Connecticut: Godfrey Memorial Library, 1952-c2000), 92: 467 (Reliability: 3).
      Bridger JONES: born 175? in North Carolina
      Reference: Roster of soldiers from N.C. in the Amer. Rev. Comp. By D.A.R. of NC. Durham, NC. 1932. (12,709p.):394

    2. [S1038] Bible: Georgia, Decatur - The Jones Family Bible [Rootsweb database], Eustus Howard Hayes, compiler; Ida Kirkland Boyce, transcriber, (http://www.thegagenweb.com/gadecatur/Bibles/bible82.txt), Jones Family Bible entry for Bridger Jones (Reliability: 3).
      JONES BIBLE
      Bridger Jones was born August 11th, 1753
      Rachel Jones, his wife, was born September 9th, 1762
      Bary Jones was born November 19th, 1786
      Polly Jones was born March 9th, 1789
      Rachel Jones, Jr. was born June 9th 1791
      Bridger Jones, Jr. was born August 26th, 1793
      John Tabriant Jones was born November 23rd 179_
      Josiah Jones was born March __, 1799
      Bazil Jones was born November 16th, 1800
      Buckner Jones was born March 22nd, 1802
      Nancy Jones was born April 7th, 180_
      Pagne Jones was born June 22nd 1810
      Lincy Jones was born October 2nd, 1812
      Polly Jones was born April 7th 1813
      Bridger Jones was born January 1, 1815
      Rachel Jones was born October 22nd 1816

    3. [S222] Military: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots [Ancestry.com database], Patricia Law Hatcher, (www.ancestry.com), 2:210; citing serial set 12625, vol. 4 (Reliability: 3).
      Bridger Jones, fam cem, Bulloch Co. GA [19]63