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Notes for Ann "Nancy" Jones

The Family of Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

October 8, 1803 - Ann "Nancy" Jones born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia to Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

October 1, 1808
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Early Grayson County Criminals
Samuel Jones. Accused of having stolen and carried away one mattock, the property of John Frost on October 1, 1808. The court found him not guilty and ordered him acquitted and discharged out of custody.

1810 census - lost for Grayson County, Virginia. Destroyed in August 1814.

1810 tax records
Jones, Daniel Wilson Crk 1 0 2
Jones, Samuel Wilson Crk 1 0 2
Other Jones families listed, but these were only two enumerated on April 11, 1810, and also were the only two that say Wilson Creek.

1813 tax records Grayson County, Virginia
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1813tl.htmName Tithes Slaves Slaves Horses Tax
12-16 16+
Jones, Joshua 1 4 .64
Jones, William, Jr. 1 4 .64
Jones, Thomas, exempt 1 .16
Jones, Samuel 3 4 .64
Jones, Daniel, exempt 1 .16
Jones, David 1 2 .32
Jones, Abner 1 5 .80
Jones, Churchwell 1 2 .32
Jones, Minitree 1 2 4 6 6.50 one saw and grist mill
Jones, George 1 2 .32
Jones, James 1 1 .16
Jones, Frankey - 1 .16
Jones, William invalid 1 1 3 1.07

1817 tax records Grayson County Virginia
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1817tl.htmName White males Slaves Horses Tax
16+ 12+
Jones, Joshua 2 3 .54
Jones, Churchwell 1 2 .36
Jones, John W. 1 2 .36
Jones, Minitree, Jr. 1 1 2 1.06
Jones, Hardy 2 1 3 1.24
Jones, Abner 1 1 4 1.42
Jones, John 1 1 .18
Jones, William 1 2 .36
Jones, Edward 1 1 .18
Jones, James 1 -
Jones, William 1 1 .18
Jones, Samuel 1 3 .54
Jones, Isaac 1 -
Jones, David 1 2 .36
Jones, Minitree, Sen. 1 6 5 5.10

1820 census census Grayson Co., Virginia
August 7, 1820
Saml Jones
1 male over 45 (Samuel, age 56)
2 males 10-15 (Isaiah, age 14 & James Franklin, age 10)
1 male under 10 (Samuel, age 7)
1 female over 45 (Celia, age 56)
1 female 16-25 (Ann, age 17 )
1 female 10-15 (Rebecca, age 16?)
1 female under 10 (Mary, age 8)
Where is Sarah, age 22? Did she marry someone before marrying Elijah Baker?

June 17, 1824 - Samuel Jones died in Virginia

Added by WWC1902 to their tree on Ancestry.com on June 17, 2008
Samuel Jones b. ca 1760-65 Wales d. Jun 1824
He entered 50acres on Beaver Creek, Grayson County, VA Aug 1793(Book A, page 2) He must have lived near Enoch Osborne who was ordered to appraise his estate on 17Jun 1824. William and Stephen Jones were executors of the estate.
Samuel is buried in Mouth of Wilson, Grayson Co., Virginia. Talked by phone (9/29/04) to James Madison Gilley, son of Isaiah Tilden Gilley and gr-gr grandson of Samuel. He told me that Samuel died along the road on a trip from Wise Co., Virginia to Grayson Co., Virginia and was buried along side the road close to where he died.

1830 census Ashe, North Carolina
William Plummer (on Ancestry.com index as Rumer)
1 male 30-39 (William, age 36)
1 male 5-9 (Unknown son #1, age 5-9)
1 male 0-4 (Unknown son #2, age 0-4)
2 females 20-29 (Rebecca, age 26 and Rebecca's sister Ann Jones, age 27?)
1 female 5-9 (Celia, age 9)
2 females 0-4 (Anne, age 3 & Mary, age 1)
Ann Jones's daughter Celia Jones born in North Carolina about 1830. Listed as Celia Wells on the 1850 census, but as Celia Jones on her marriage certificate in 1851

Jan 7, 1834 - Ann married James B. Wells in Lee Co., Virginia

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Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850 about Ann Jones
Name: Ann Jones
Gender: Female
Spouse Name: James Wells
Spouse Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 7 Jan 1834
County: Lee
State: Virginia

abt 1834 - son Francis born
abt 1835 - daughter Rebecca born
abt 1840 - son Samuel born

1840 census Lee Co., Virginia
James Wells
1 male 40-49 (James, age 40)
1 male 5-9 (Francis, age 7)
1 male 0-4 (Samuel, age baby)
1 female 30-39 (Ann, age 39)
1 female 10-14 (Celia, age 10)
1 female 0-4 (Rebecca, age 4)

1850 census District 31, Lee Co., Virginia
James Wells, age 50, b. Virginia
Ann Wells, age 49, b. Virginia
Francis Wells, male, age 17, b. Virginia
Rebecca Wells, age 15, b. Virginia
Samuel Wells, age 10, b. Virginia
Celia Wells, age 20, b. Virginia
Next door to household of James Wells, age 33

1851 - daughter Celia married Giles Mullens

1856 - Wise County formed from parts of Lee, Scott and Russell Counties, Virginia

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Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 about Anna Wells
Name: Anna Wells
[Anna Jones]
Birth Date: abt 1803
Birth Place: Grason, Virginia
Death Date: 20 Dec 1857
Death Place: Powels River, Wise, Virginia
Death Age: 54
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Female
Father Name: Samuel Jones
Mother Name: Cely Jones
Spouse Name: B. Wells
FHL Film Number: 2048588

1860 census Wise Co., Virginia, Post Office Big Stone Gap
Thomas Wells, age 60, farmer, b. Virginia
Mahala Wells, age 53, b. Virginia
Elizabeth Wells, age 21, seamstress, b. Virginia
Mahala Wells, age 18, seamstress, b. Virginia
Margaret Wells, age 15, b. Virginia
Jemima Wells, age 12, b. Virginia
James B. Wells, age 58, b. Virginia
Rebecca Wells, age 22, seamstress, b. Virginia
Samuel Wells, age 20, b. Virginia

1870 census Richmond, Wise, Virginia
James B. Wells, age 68, b. Virginia
Samuel Wells, age 31, Virginia
Next to household of Andsen H. Wells, age 42 and wife Levina. Near households of Joseph Wells, age 37, John Wells, age 34 and John P. Wells, age 64

1880 census Wyoming, Bath, Kentucky
Mahal Wells, age 57, Physician, Virginia/Virginia/North Carolina
Lavina Wells, age 56, wife, Housekeeping, Virginia/North Carolina/North Carolina
Franklin A. Wells, age 23, son, Laborer, Virginia/Virginia/Virginia
Zakariah Wells, age 19, son, Physician, Virginia/Virginia/Virginia
Sarah Wells, age 17, daughter, Going to School, Virginia/Virginia/Virginia
Malissa Wells, age 14, daughter, Going to School, Virginia/Virginia/Virginia
Rachel Wells, age 12, daughter, Going to School, Virginia/Virginia/Virginia
James B. Wells, age 84 (should be 78), brother, Virginia/Virginia/North Carolina
Mahal is James' brother Marshall Wells.