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William J Jones Family

Contributed by Clay Jones

William J. Jones was born in Wilkinson County, Georgia in 1827. His parents have not been identified. William married Louisa Ryland in 1845 in Washington County, Georgia. They lived on Buffalo Creek near Oconee, Georgia. Louisa died in 1903 and is buried in Rutherfords Primitive Baptist Cemetery on Route 272 north of Oconee.

William J. Jones entered Confederate service as a private enlisting at Tennille, Georgia on March 12th 1862 joining Company A of the 28th Georgia Infantry Regiment, CSA (The Irwin Volunteers). His service records indicate he entered Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, Virginia in June. Medical records state problems with Rheumatism and injury to the right thigh. A few months later he returned to Georgia on medical discharge.

William died on 1881 of an apparent heart attack and was buried in an unknown location in Wilkinson Co. Georgia.

William J. Jones (1827-1881)
Louisa Ryland Jones (1821-1903)

Children:
Celia Elizabeth Jones- Fowler (1846-?) Rutherfords Cemetery.
John E. Jones (1848-?)
Mary J. Jones-Brantley (1850-1910) Rutherfords Cemetery.
Thomas Jackson Jones (1852-1932)
George W. Jones (1858-?)

Thomas Jackson Jones (1852-1932) Uvalda City Cemetery.
Georgia Howard Jones (Cedar Grove Cemetery, Laurens Co. GA.)

Children:
Clara Jones Wolf (Cedar Grove Cemetery)
Anna Bell Jones Borum (Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC)
Ethel Jones Windham (Miami Florida Cemetery)
Edgar Lafayette Jones (1884-1958) Uvalda City Cemetery, Uvalda, GA.
Ola Jones McNeil
Eva Jones Adkins (Lyons Co. GA Cemetery)
Thomas Jones (Jacksonville Florida Cemetery)
Owen Eugene Jones (1897-1971) Uvalda City Cemetery
Nora Jones Maisch

Thomas Jackson Jones died at the dinner table of a heart attack on March 6, 1932. He lived with his son Edgar on a farm near Uvalda, Montgomery County, GA.

Edgar Lafayette Jones(1884-1958)
Lizzie Chambers Jones (1893-1985)

Children:
Cleon Benjamin Jones ( Jacksonville, Florida Cemetery)
Willie Roy Jones ( Uvalda City Cemetery)
James Alva Jones (Sharpe Family Cemetery, Tooms Co. GA.)
Lester Lyman Jones ( Uvalda City Cemetery)
Agnes Jones Youmans ( Uvalda City Cemetery)
Eloise Jones Youmans
Wenona Jones Crews
Gilman Ural Jones (Uvalda City Cemetery)
Clifton Ray Jones
Fred Jones ( Uvalda City Cemetery)


We are searching for a connection between the William J. Jones families of Oconee, Washington County with a Jones family living in Wilkinson County, Georgia in the early 1800s.  If anyone has family information please contact Clay Jones


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