ROBERT E. JONES, M.D., one of the most eminent physicians in Brooke county, W. Va., is a son of Abraham and Ethelinda (Buchanan) Jones. The father was a native of Brooke county, where he was born in 1815. He died April 3, 1865. The mother was born in Brooke county, where she still lives. These parents had six children, all of them now living: George W., Catharine E. (McCammon), Eliza L. (Hemphill), ALbert H., Virginia B. (DeFrance) and Robert E. Dr. Jones was a student in the public schools until his twentieth year. After working on a farm for seven or eight years, during which time he devoted a great part of his time to study, he attended the West Liberty state normal school for two years and then entered Bethany college, from which he was graduated with the degree of B. S., after two years' study in 1882. He then went to Cleveland and attended a course of lectures in the medical department of the Western Reserve univeristy for two years more. Having completed his medical studies and received the degree of doctor of medicine he returned home and began the practice of his profession. Dr. Jones is a member of the Masonic lodge of Bethany, and is also an ardent supporter of the republican party. He is a very skillfull physician and has met with abundant success, being recognized among the first in his profession in the county. As a man he has so lived as to gain the respect of all with whom he comes in contact.
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