Thursday, June 8, 2017

RN #273 John Jones to Griffin Jones

This past year as been spent focusing on the difficult areas that remain in the old family tree.  John Jones [b. ca. 1680 +/- 5 yrs] - [ d. 1716 ] to Griffin Jones, Sr. [b. ca. 1710 +/- 5 yrs] - [d. ca. 1758 +/-2 yrs.] is one example.   This notebook contains the work completed on these two individuals.  A branch of the family tree connected it is.  Some brick walls take a little more time.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

RN # 272 Early Jones Surname VA

It has been a little more than one year since the last research notebook was posted.  During this year there have been several other branches [and notebooks] explored which will be identified using the next several posts.  The first of this new group contains research on the early JONES surname's settlement pattern in early Virginia.  In a chronological order it includes:

Elizabeth - Giles Jones 1609 settlement in Elizabeth City Co.

William Jones 1626 Accomacke Co.

Rice Jones 1623 Warwick River [from Cannada in John & Frances 1623

Thomas Jones 1623 Henrico [College Land]

Anthony Jones 1623 Charles City Co. [Pagan Point Creek]

David Jones 1622 Charles City Co. [Tanks Weyanoke ]

A map is included which place each in their geographic locations.