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28. Thomas Fleming JONES2,19,70,74 was born on 17 April 1828 in Illinois.19,26 He died on 6 April 1862 at the age of 33 in Phelps County, Missouri.19,26,42

Married Mary Margaret Duncan of Little Piney MO; she died 6 months later and he never remarried.
Paul Barker found Thomas Fleming in 1860 Phelps Co Census. Household 309. Richard, Zadoc and Dorothy living with him.
T. F. Jones, 32, b. IL, Farmer
Richard, 20, b. MO
Z. A., 18, b. MO
D. A., 14, b. MO

William T. Freeman was Administrator of the Estate of Thomas Fleming Jones. 12 Jun 1862. Inventory was taken 8 May 1862. Heirs were listed as: Robert Jones, Richard P. Jones, Z. Wright Jones, and Dorothy Jones of Phelps Co., Thos. Flemin Dabbs residence unknown, and a sister whose name is unknown living in St. Francois Co. [Sister Rebekah living in McDonald Co was not named? Maybe they didn't know about her.]
There is a tradition that Thomas was serving as Sheriff of Phelps Co and was murdered while he was in office. The County Court records show that late in 1861 the sheriff was T. F. Jones and that on 7 Apr 1862, the sheriff was Chestine Miller.

Thomas Fleming JONES and Mary Margret DUNCAN were married about January 1855.42,75 Mary Margret DUNCAN, daughter of John DUNCAN and Nancy [DUNCAN], was born on 26 August 1838.75 She died on 8 July 1855 at the age of 16.75

Mary Margaret is buried Duncan Cemetery. Charted in 1946 by Clair V. Mann. No stones remained in 1990. The stone was read as w/o T. F. Jones, 16y 10m 13d when she died 8 Jul 1855.