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27. Claybourne JONES2,71 was born on 6 September 1826 in Illinois.19,24 He died in 1859 at the age of 33 in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri.19


1850 Census; Crawford Co MO. Household 374. Claborn Jones, age 23, Farmer, born IL; wife "N." age 25, born KY. Children were "R." age 4, male, and "S" age 1, female, both born in MO.

Isaac Brown appointed administrator of estate of Clabourn Jones 4 Oct 1859.
Inventory admitted on 15 Oct 1859. Nancy Jones, widow. Minor heirs: Elizabeth Frances Jones, James Moses Jones, Robert Claborne Jones - Nancy appointed Curator for the heirs 4 Feb 1864. Richard would have been 18 & Susan 15 - why are they not mentioned? They would have chosen their own Curator and may be listed separately. Also Polly has been omitted.

Claybourne JONES and Nancy Ann BROWN were married about 1843.42 Nancy Ann BROWN2, daughter of Isaac Neely BROWN and Elizabeth STATON, was born in 1825 in Kentucky.2,72

In the minutes of the Dry Fork Church, we find that Nancy Jones joined on 20 Oct 1843 and was dismissed on 19 Nov 1846. If this is Nancy, she had already married Clayborn before October of 1843. Her brothers Isaac, James, John, Moses, Thomas, are cited often in the church minutes and probably her father - but since her father and a brother were both Isaac Neely Browns, it's impossible to tell. Her sister Rebecca also may be in the minutes.

Nancy Jones, widow, not found in 1860 Phelps Co Census.
[Found inquiry on GenConnect Board for Pulaski Co MO. Looking for marriage record of Claybourne Jones and Nancy Ann Brown, 1845.]

1880 Census. Cold Spring Twp, Phelps Co MO, p.312b. Robert was still living at home with his mother. Also three granddaughters with the surname Hargis: Maggie age 13, Mary age 9, & Kitty age 2.

Claybourne JONES and Nancy Ann BROWN had the following children:

179

i.

Richard JONES was born in 1846 in Missouri.72

180

ii.

Susan JONES was born in 1849.72

181

iii.

Elizabeth Frances JONES71,72 was born (date unknown).

182

iv.

Polly J. JONES72 was born (date unknown).

183

v.

James Moses JONES71,72 was born (date unknown).

184

vi.

Robert Claborne JONES71,72 was born in 1858 in Missouri.73