Person:Stephen Jones (31)

Stephen Lowery Jones
m. 14 Feb 1862
  1. Adelbert George JonesAbt 1862 - 1920-1939
  2. Stephen Lowery Jones1866 - 1906
  3. Addie Jones1870 - Bef 1880
  4. Anna S. Jones1873 - 1956
  5. Frank B. Jones1874 - 1898
  6. Henry John Jones1876 - 1954
  7. Edward L. Jones1878 - 1938
  8. Onona JonesAbt 1880 - Abt 1882
  9. Reuben Pettijohn Jones1882 - 1957
  10. Onona Pearl Jones1883 - 1964
  11. Charlotte Edith Jones1885 - 1939
  12. Neva Elisa Jones1888 - 1985
m. 29 Nov 1894
  1. Lester Leroy Jones1896 - 1951
  2. Edith Annie Jones1897 - 1982
  3. Irene M. Jones1907 - 1961
Facts and Events
Name Stephen Lowery Jones
Gender Male
Birth[1][6] Apr 1866 Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Census[1] 1870 Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesLancaster Township
Census[2] 1880 Wright, Iowa, United StatesTroy Township
Property[4] 3 Jan 1887 Palo Alto, Iowa, United Statespurchased property from parents; resold same property to mother 28 Feb 1887
Residence[3] 1888, 1890 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesIndependence Township; subject to military duty, age 22
Property[4] 31 Jan 1888 Palo Alto, United Statespurchased property; resold it on 6 May 1889
Other[9] Played the bass fiddle
Residence[3] 1894, 1896 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesVernon Township; subject to military duty
Marriage 29 Nov 1894 Graettinger, Palo Alto, Iowa, United Statesto Marguerite F. Gilbert
Census[5] 1895 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesVernon Township
Census[6] 1900 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesWalnut Township
Death[7][8] 1906 Dickinson, Iowa, United StatesLake Mills
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Lancaster Township, Grant County; FHL #0553216, in United States. Census Office. 9th census, 1870. Wisconsin, 1870 federal census : population schedules. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1962, 1968), HH #254, Family #250, Primary quality.

    Jones, George, age 30, white male, farmer, real estate = $1,600, personal estate = $400, born Wisconsin
    , Eliza, age 25, white female, keeping house, born Wisconsin
    , George, age 8, white male, born Wisconsin
    , Stephen, age 4, white male, born Wisconsin
    , Addie, age 2 months, white female, born Wisconsin in April

  2. Troy Township, Wright County; FHL #1254371, in United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th census, 1880. Iowa, 1880 federal census : soundex and population schedules. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 19--?), HH 59, Family 61.

    Jones, G. W., white male, age 39, farmer, born Wisconsin, father born Penn, mother born Ind.
    , Eliza, white female, age 36, wife, keeping house, born Wisconsin, father born VT, mother born MD
    , Adelbert, white male, age 18, at home, born Wisconsin
    , Stephen, white male, age 16, at home, born Wisconsin
    , Anna, white female, age 7, daughter, at home, born Wisconsin
    , Frank, white male, age 6, son, at home, born Wisconsin
    , Henry, white male, age 4, son, at home, born Wisconsin
    , Edward, white male, age 1, son, at home, born Wisconsin

  3. 3.0 3.1 Palo Alto County; FHL #1026113, in Iowa. Adjutant General's Office. Persons subject to military duty, ca. 1862-1910. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978).

    1888- Independence Township - S. L. Jones, age 22
    1890 - Independence, S. L. Jones
    1894 - Vernon - Jones, Steve, age 26
    1896 - Vernon - Jones, S. L., age 29

  4. 4.0 4.1 Deed Record Vols S-U; FHL #1436117, in Palo Alto County (Iowa). Recorder. Deed records, 1859-1926; general index, 1859-1908. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), Vol T, pp 9, 34, 285, 618, Primary quality.

    - Vol. T, p. 9
    George W. Jones et ux to Stephen L. Jones, filed 12 Jan 1887
    Geo. W. Jones & Eliza B. Jones of Palo Alto county, Iowa
    for $1000 paid by Stephen L. Jones of Palo Alto county, Iowa
    sell land in Palo alto County:
    E1/2 of the nW1/4 and NW1/4 of the NE1/4 of Sec 18, T95N, R31W of 15th PM
    Signed 3 Jan 1887, George W. Jones, Eliza B. Jones
    Witness A. P. Beck, JP, Palo Alto
    - Vol T, p. 34
    Stephen L. Jones to Eliza b. Jones, filed 28 Feb 1887
    Stephen L. Jones (unmarried) of Palo alto county, Iowa
    for $1000 paid by Eliza b. Jones of Palo Alto County, Iowa
    sell land in Palo Alto County
    E1/2 of the NW1/4 of the NW1/4 of the NE1/4 of S18, T95N, R31W
    Signed 28 Feb 1887, Stephen L. Jones
    Witness Geo B. McCarty, Notary Public

    - Vol. T, p. 285
    Susan E. Wells to Stephen L. Jones, filed 2 March 1888
    Susan E. Wells, Widow of Hartford County, Connecticut
    for $360 paid by Stephen L. Jones of Palo Alto county, Iowa
    sells land in Palo Alto county
    SE1/4 of Sec 7, T95N, R31W
    containing 40 acres more or less according to US Government Survey
    Signed 31 January 1888, Susan E. Wells, in presence of I. N. Knight and Wm. S. Dwyer NP of Hartford, CT
    - Vol T, p. 618
    Stephen L. Jones (single) to Mary Ann Jones, filed 6 May 1889
    Stephen L. Jones (single) of Palo Alto county, Iowa
    for $500 paid by
    Mary Ann Jones of Palo Alto County, Iowa
    sell land in Palo Alto County
    SW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Sec 7, T95, R31
    containing 40 acres more or less according to US Government Survey
    subject to a mortgage of $285 held by Susan E. Wells for part purchase money of above described land
    Signed 6 May 1889, Stephen L. Jones
    Witness T. R. Crawford, NP

    Note: Mary Ann Jones appears to be unrelated to Stephen Jones. Stephen had a sister-in-law Mary Gress, wife of Del Jones, but she and Del did not marry until January 1893.

  5. Vernon Township, Palo Alto County, in Iowa, United States. State Census, 1895, HH #57, Primary quality.

    Stephen Jones, age 27, married male, born Wisconsin, occupation unreadable, Congregational religion
    Maggie M. Jones, age 18, married female, born Iowa, Delaware County, keeping house, Congregational religion
    Frank Jones, age 19, single male, born Wisconsin, Congregational religion

  6. 6.0 6.1 Walnut, Palo Alto County; FHL #1240452, in United States. Census Office. 12th census, 1900. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington, District of Columbia, United States: The National Archives, 19--?), HH 105, family 108, Primary quality.

    Jones, Stephen L., head, white male, born April 1866, age 35, married 5 years, born Wisconsin, (parents birthplace blank), carpenter, unemployed [5? or 0] months of previous year, able to read, write, speak English, owns house free of mortgage
    , Maggie L., wife, white female, born November 1877, age 22, married 5 years, borne 2 children (2 living), born Iowa, father born Michigan, mother born Iowa, able to read, write, speak English
    , Leroy, son, white male, born May 1896, age 4, single, born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa
    , Edith, daughter, white female, born march 1897, age 3 born Iowa, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa

  7. Patron ordinance submission sheets, 1969-1991; FHL #1553481, in International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005), Batch 5007692, F5 076 9249.
  8. Email from Barbara Hatch (great-granddaughter), 17 Dec 1997, Secondary quality.

    Stephen Lowery Jones - Was killed by a train when he was walking down the railroad tracks in the winter. He was hard of hearing and it was snowing quite heavily. His son Lester Leroy was ten years old at the time (1906).

  9. Lila Campbell, January 1998, in Jones Family email, Secondary quality.