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170. Richard Polk JONES15,128 was born on 10 May 1840 in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri.73,76 He died on 11 January 1920 at the age of 79 in Haskell, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.31,120,129

Lived with older brother Thomas in 1860.

1880. Auglaize, Laclede Co MO. Richard Jones, age 40, Henriett age 24, Zadock age 5 and William age 1. Lived next door to Levy Fulbright, age 69, Nancy age 54, and their son Samuel age 21. Daniel [age 23] & Josiah [age 25] Fulbright and their wives and families were all listed on the same page.

A brief obit in "The Haskell New" of 15 Jan 1920, states:
"Richard Pope Jones, aged 79 years, 8 months, died at the family home 5 miles south of Haskell last night of Bright's Disease. He leaves a widow and several children, all grown. The funeral services will be held at the house tomorrow at 11 with burial in Haskell cemetery."

The graves of Richard and Henrietta are in the Haskill, OK Cemetery. Old markers have been left as footstones; someone has placed new headstones.

Richard Polk Jones
Pvt. Co H
13 MO Cav.
Civil War
May 10 1840 Jan 11 1920

In Loving Memory
Henrietta Ellen Jones
Apr 24 1853 Apr 2 1928

A roster online of Company H, 13th MO Cavalry doesn't include anyone named Jones. However, the list is taken from those that surrendered at the end of the war; no other muster rolls are known to exist. This unit was commonly called Wood's Cavalry and was originally the 14th Missouri Cavalry Battalion. Commanded by Col. Robert C. Wood, it served primarily as an "unattached" or independent unit, although it was assigned to Marmaduke's Cavalry Division. It saw action in the following battles: Pine Bluff, Ark. (Oct. 25, 1863), Jenkins' Ferry (April 30, 1864) and in the numerous engagements of Price's 1864 Missouri raid. The Regiment surrendered at Shreveport, LA and was paroled in June 1865. At the time of its surrender it was part of the 1st Missouri Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Trans-Mississippi Department.

Richard Polk JONES and Henrietta Ellen FULBRIGHT were married on 5 February 1874.76 Henrietta Ellen FULBRIGHT122, daughter of Levi Coulter FULBRIGHT and Nancy Emily HILLHOUSE, was born on 24 April 1853 in Laclede County, Missouri.74 She died on 2 April 1928 at the age of 74 in Haskell, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.129

In 1920, Ellen lived with son Zadok in Moore Twp, Muskogee Co, OK. She was listed as agee 66, ,born in MO, her father b. NC and her mother b. TN.

Richard Polk JONES and Henrietta Ellen FULBRIGHT had the following children:

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i.

Zadok Ethelbert JONES.

287

ii.

William Robert JONES was born on 25 February 1879.82,128 He died on 18 September 1882 at the age of 3.82

288

iii.

Fred Arthur JONES was born on 22 November 1883.82 He died on 26 January 1942 at the age of 58.82

289

iv.

Richard Levi JONES was born on 3 January 1888.82 He died on 3 May 1972 at the age of 84.82

290

v.

John Roscoe JONES was born on 12 January 1891.82 He died on 2 January 1954 at the age of 62.82

291

vi.

Eula May JONES was born on 2 April 1892.82