13. John Longden JONES2 was born on 25 August 1820 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.1 He died on 26 March 1911 at the age of 90 in Monument, Grant County, Oregon.1
1850 - Linn Co MO Census. Household 51; next door to Joshua Arnold and his sister Pheba.
1860 - Linn Co Mo Census. Household 807.
In 1867, John and family moved to Cass County MO.
1870 - Cass Co MO Census, p.489, Household 71; all of family still living at home, except for Mary, who was also missing in 1860; she probably died as a young child. Age given as 46 in 1870, or born in 1824.
Copied by hand, likely from a county history book:
Biographical [Austin Township] Cass Co, MO. p.732
"John L. Jones, farmer, Section 31, was born in Cumberland Co, KY, August 25, 1820, and was a son of Claven [sic] Jones and Elizabeth (Giles) Jones of New Jersey [???]
John L. was educated in the common schools of Iowa and Missouri, his father having moved from Kentucky  when the son was two years old, and settled in Illinois. He remained there twelve years, then went to Iowa . Five years afterward they came to Linn Co0unty, MO , where his father died in 1845.
Mr. Jones resided in Linn County, on a farm, until 1867, when he came to Cass County, and has since farmed here.
He married Miss Susie Brown, a native of Virginia, in 1842. They had five children: Elizabeth, Richard, William, Andrew, and John.
Mrs. Jones died September 2, 1877. Mr. Jones went to California in 1849, and was shipwrecked on an island for 37 days on his way home. He was a member of the Baptist church."
Note: In Cass County Cemetery records, Austin Cemetery, there is a listing for:
John L. Jones, Apr 5, 1928 - Oct 2, 1875
Susan Brown, wife of John L., Aug 24, 1820
According to Pam Roach, John L. was born Aug 25, 1820, and died March 26, 1911 in Monument, Grant Co, Oregon.
John Longden JONES and Susan BROWN were married in 1842.1 Susan BROWN was born in 1826 in Virginia.2 She died on 2 September 1877 at the age of 51 in Cass County, Missouri. Date of Death from HISTORY OF CASS CO MO; Biographical section, Austin Twp p.732
John Longden JONES and Susan BROWN had the following children:
|Elizabeth JONES9 was born in 1846 in Missouri.2 She died on 26 January 1930 at the age of 84 in Grant County, Oregon.9 |
Her age was 19 in 1870, or born 1851. Other ages were "off" in this Census.
According to records of Marlene Jones, Elizabeth married Andrew J. Loften in 1885.
Elizabeth is buried in Fox Cemetery, presumably in Grant Co, Oregon.
|Mary J. JONES was born in 1848 in Missouri.2 She died before 1860 at the age of 12.2 |
Not listed in 1860 Census. Probably died young.
|Richard JONES was born on 18 January 1853 in Missouri.2,9 He died on 31 July 1928 at the age of 75 in Tangent, Linn County, Oregon.9 |
Richard married Verlinda Dickey on 22 Feb 1880.
|William JONES was born on 24 November 1854 in Missouri.2,9 He died on 5 April 1920 at the age of 65 in Monument, Grant County, Oregon.9 |
William Jones never married.
|Andrew JONES9 was born on 9 May 1856 in Missouri.2,9 He died on 3 June 1932 at the age of 76 in Monument, Grant County, Oregon.9 |
Andrew married Mollie Ray Dickey in 1881.
|John JONES was born in July 1859 in Missouri.2,9 |
Age 10 months at 1860 Census date.