Person:Lester Jones (11)

Lester Leroy Jones
m. 29 Nov 1894
  1. Lester Leroy Jones1896 - 1951
  2. Edith Annie Jones1897 - 1982
  3. Irene M. Jones1907 - 1961
m. 19 Apr 1916
  1. Georgia Jones1917 - 1917
  2. Hazel Elsie Jones1918 - 2001
  3. Paul Steven Jones1920 - 2005
  4. Frances Margaret Jones1922 - 2008
  5. Steven Jones1924 - 1924
  6. Harvey Leroy Jones1925 - 2003
  7. Ann Matilda Jones1932 - 1986
Facts and Events
Name[5] Lester Leroy Jones
Alt Name[2] Leroy Jones
Alt Name[5] Roy Jones
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][5] 3 Mar 1896 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesVernon Township
Census[2] 1900 Palo Alto, Iowa, United StatesWalnut Township
Census[3] 1910 Delaware, Iowa, United StatesRichland Township
Census[4] 1915 Mitchell, Iowa, United StatesMcIntire Township
Marriage 19 Apr 1916 Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United Statesto Marjorie Alice Wilson
Military[5] 5 Jun 1917 Douglas, Ward, North Dakota, United StatesRegistered for draft
Census[6] 1920 Ward, North Dakota, United StatesSpring Lake Township
Census[7] 1930 Ward, North Dakota, United StatesSpencer Township
Military[8] 1942 Harrah, Yakima, Washington, United StatesRegistered for draft
Death[9] 6 Feb 1951 Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States
Burial[10] Zillah, Yakima, Washington, United StatesZilah City Cemetery
  1. Palo Alto County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court. Registers of birth, 1880-1917. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), p. 176, Primary quality.

    [no name] Jones, white male, 1st child this mother, born 9 am, 3 March 1896, Vernon Township
    Father: Stephen L. Jones, age 28, born Wisconsin, farmer
    Mother: Maggie Gilbert, age 19, born Delaware County, IA
    Physician: J. L. Walker, MD., Emmetsburg
    Recorded 2 April 1896

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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.

    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

  3. Richland, Delaware, Iowa, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623), HH 20, Fam 20, Primary quality.

    Gilbert, Leroy, head, 61, widowed, b. IL, both parents b. NY, farmer, general farm, rents
    , Benjamin, son, 28, single, b. IA, both parents b. IL, farm laborer, fathers farm
    , Ralph, son, 18, single, b. IA, both parents b. IL, farm laborer, works out
    Jones, Maggie, dau, 32, widowed, 3 children 3 living, b. IA, both parents b. IL, housekeeper, home farm
    , Leroy, grandson, 14, single, b. IA, fa b. WI, mo b. IL, farm laborer, works out, attends school
    , Edith, grand-dau, 13, single, b. IA, fa b. WI, mo b. IL, attends school
    , Irene, 3, single, b. ND, fa b. WI, mo b. IL

  4. Iowa, United States. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, 1915, Primary quality.

    Lester L. Jones, age 20, single
    McIntire, Mitchell County
    Farm laborer
    Earned $300 in 1914; Education: 8 yrs grammar school, 3 high school
    b. IA, fa b. IA, mo b. NY

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988), Primary quality.

    Lester LeRoy Jones, age 21, resident Douglas, ND
    b. 3 Mar 1896, Osgood, IA
    Occupation farmer
    Married, with wife to support
    Exemption claimed on occupation
    Signed Roy Jones, 5 June 1917
    Description: medium height, medium build, brown eyes, dark brown hair

  6. Spring Lake, Ward, North Dakota, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), HH 166, Fam 172, Primary quality.

    Jones, Roy, head, 23, married, b. IA, both parents b. IA, farmer, general farm
    , Marjorie, 23, married, b. IA, both parents b. WI
    , Hazel, 1 year 5 mons, b. ND

  7. Spencer, Ward, North Dakota, in United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626), HH 41, Fam 42, Primary quality.

    Jones, LeRoy L., head, owns, has radio, age 34, 1st marriage at age 20, b. IA, fa b. US, mo b. IA, farmer, general farm, not a veteran
    , Marjorie A., wife, 34, 1st marriage age 20, b. IA, both parents b. WI
    , Hazel E., dau, 11, b. ND
    , Paul S., son, 9, b. ND
    , Frances M., dau, 7, b. ND
    , Harvey L. son, 4 yrs 7 mons, b. ND
    , Harry L, son, 3 yrs (2?) mons, b. ND

  8. United States. World War II Draft Registration Cards, Primary quality.
    1. 1050, Lester LeRoy Jones
      Resident Star Route, Harrah, Yakima, WA, no phone
      age 46, b. Emmetsburg, Iowa, 3 March 1896
      Contact Person: Marjorie A. Jones
      Employer, Frank Boiselle, Harrah, Washington
  9. Washington, United States. Death Records, Secondary quality.

    Lester Leroy Jones
    Date Of Death: 6 Feb 1951
    Age: 54
    Batch Id: 277918
    Death Place: Yakima, Yakima, Washington

  10. Memorial# 58108260, in Find A Grave.

    Leroy Jones
    Birth: Mar. 3, 1896, Palo Alto County, Iowa, USA
    Death: 1951, Yakima County, Washington, USA
    His first name was Lester but he always went by Leroy.

    Inscription [from photograph]:
    Marjorie 1896-1964 . . . . . Roy L 1896-1951
    Till We Shall Meet And Never Part