Person:Henry Jones (85)

Henry Jones
b.15 Mar 1787 Virginia
Facts and Events
Name[1] Henry Jones
Gender Male
Birth[4] 15 Mar 1787 Virginia
Marriage 31 Jan 1821 Texasto Nancy Stiles
Census[3] 1850 Fort Bend County, Texas
Death[4] 8 Jun 1861 Fort Bend County, Texas
Burial[4] Jones Family Cemetery, George Ranch Historical Park, near Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County, Texas, 1850 census:[3]

Jones, Henry 60 yrs Farmer (real estate = $31,873) b. Virginia
      Nancy 46 yrs b. Kentucky
      John 20 yrs b. Texas
      Helty[?] E. 17 yrs b. Texas
      Virginia C. 16 yrs b. Texas
      Elizabeth R. 14 yrs b. Texas
      Susan Ann 12 yrs b. Texas
      Wiley P. 10 yrs b. Texas
      Sarah H. 5 yrs b. Texas
      Thomas W. 9/12 yr b. Texas
Borton, Alexander 28 yrs School Teacher b. Ireland
  1. Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), pp. 3-4.

    Long-rifle hunter. Came into Texas with his brother-in-law, Gabriel Martin, c.1819. The new settlement of Jonesboro was named for him. Ran a ferry across the river, 1819-1821.

  2.   Texas State Historical Marker, Jonesboro, Sam Houston Park, Manchester vicinity, CR 2381, 0.2 mi SE of CR 2353.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fort Bend, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 230B, dwelling/family 101/101.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Find A Grave.