Rev. David & Elizabeth Jones
Rev. David Jones and his family arrived at the port of Quebec City,
Quebec on 8 September 1865 on the S.S. "Saint David" from Liverpool, England.
David Jones was born 9 July 1821 at Llanpumsent, Carmarthanshire County, 
Wales the son of William and Elizabeth Jones. Graduated at Carmantar College
in 1834 and from Theological Seminary in 1847.  He was pastor at Horeb and 
Breachfa from 1847 - 1850. He was ordained 25 July 1850 at Talsarn, North Wales.
Dismissed in 1853. Pastor at Drewen and Bethesda, Cardiganshire County, Wales
in 1853 and 1865. Installed at Richville, New York in 1865, became pastor of the
Welsh Congregational Church at Richville for the next 21 years. He was married
22 February 1853 to Elizabeth Davies at Drewen, Caridiganshire County, Wales. 
He died 3 June 1886 at Gouverneur, New York.  And was buried 5 June 1886
in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville, New York.
Elizabeth Davies was born 11 March 1834 in Brongwyn, Cardiganshire County, Wales 
the daughter of Owen and Rebecca Davies. She died 9 January 1907 and was buried
11 January 1907 in the Maple Grove Cemtery.
They had a total of eight children, six who grew to adulthood.
Wm Owen was born 1855 in Wales. Living in New York City in 1917.
Died between 1917 and 1929.
Dr. John D. was born 28 December 1856 in Wales. Died 19 September 1929 
in Utica, New York.  Buried 21 September 1929 in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Thomas was born 1859 in Wales. Died 1902 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Buried in the 
Maple Grove Cemtery.
Rebecca was born 1861 in Wales. Died 1885. Burried in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Margaret was born 1864 in Wales. Died 10 February 1907 in Dekalb, New York. 
Buried 13 February 1907 in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Charlotte was born 1867 in Gouverneur, New York. Died 1951 in New York City. 
And buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Maryetta was born 1869 in Gouverneur. Died 1878 in Gouverneur. Buried in the 
Maple Grove Cemetery.
Frances was born 1874 in Gouverneur. Died 1874 in Gouverneur. Buried in the 
Maple Grove Cemetery.
Return to Welsh Church Page