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The Family of Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

Samuel Jones born July 01, 1764 in Wales, England

Samuel immigrated to USA
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Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Samuel Jones
Name: Samuel Jones
Year: 1767
Place: Charles Town, South Carolina
Source Publication Code: 7343
Primary Immigrant: Jones, Samuel
Annotation: From the Journals of the Council of the Colony of South Carolina. Names and land allotments under the Bounty Act of 1761.
Source Bibliography: REVILL, JANIE. A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773. Columbia [S.C.]: State Co., 1939. 163p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1981.
Page: 73

abt 1775? According to old letters, Samuel returned to Wales for schooling during his teen years, probably not returning to America until about 1781 when the Revolutionary War was over and travel was safe again.

1783 - Samuel Jones married Celia Jane Creech in Rowan, North Carolina

1784 - Daughter Martha Jones born in Montgomery, (now Grayson), Virginia

February 2, 1787 - son Stephen Jones born in Montgomery (now Grayson), Virginia

1790 census - lost for all of Virginia. Destroyed in August 1814 by British troops.

1793 - Grayson Co., Virginia was created from parts of Wythe County, Virginia.

Aug 1793 - Samuel Jones entered 50 acres on Beaver Creek, Grayson County, Virginia. (Book A, page 2)

1794 - son John Jones born in Grayson Co., Virginia

http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/g794pptx.htm
1794 Grayson County tax list
Jones, Jesse 1 0
Jones, Isaac 2 5
Jones, Josiah 1 0
Jones, Samuel 1 3
Jones, Thomas 1 2
Jones, Daniel 1 4
Jones, Thomas 1 2
Jones, Abner 1 2
Jones, William 1 4
Jones, George, Jr. 1 1


http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1796.htm
1796 Grayson County, Virginia tax list
Name Acres Value Amount of Tax
Jones, Minatree 540 90 4 6
Jones, Abraham 172 17 10 0 10?
Jones, Isaac 165 30 1 6

Oct. 1796 - Twins Isaac Newton Jones & William Jones born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia
abt 1798 - daughter Sarah born


1799 tax list Grayson County, Virginia
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/gray1799.htm
Name Acres Value Tax
Jones, Minitree 400 400 1.42
Jones, Minitree 1000 83.33 .41
Jones, Minitree 160 50 .24
Jones, Abner 160 60 .39
Jones, Stephen 400 266.67 1.18
Jones, Isaac 165 100 .48
Jones, Abraham 307 100 .48

1800 census - lost for all of Virginia. Destroyed in August 1814 by British troops.
1800 tax list for Grayson County, Virginia includes:
Name males over 21 horses slaves 16+ slaves 12-16
Jones, Nelson P. 1 5
Jones, John 1
Jones, Danl., Jnr. 1 1
Jones, Danl., Master 1 1
Jones, William 1
Jones, Abraham 1 3 1 0
Jones, Isaiah 1 1
Jones, Samuel 1 2
Jones, Daniel 1 1
Jones, Stephen 2 2
Jones, Isaac 0 3
Jones, WIlliam 1 3
Jones, Minetree 1 7 1 3
Jones, George, Snr. 0 4
Jones, Abner 1 1
Jones, Thomas

1803 - daughter Martha Jones married John P. Baker
October 8, 1803 - daughter Nancy Ann Jones born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia

1804 - daughter Rebecca Jones born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia

1806 - Isaiah H. Jones born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia
1806 - son Stephen married Mary Minerva Tipton?

October 1, 1808
http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/graycrim.htm
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.

1809 - daughter Sarah married Elijah Baker

1810 - son Frank born??

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.

March 18, 1812 - daughter Mary "Polly" Jones born in Grayson, Virginia

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

abt 1814 - son Samuel born in Grayson Co., Virginia
abt 1815 - son William married Jane (Rhodes?)
abt 1816 - son Isaiah married Sally Baker in Grayson Co., Virginia
February 20, 1817 - daughter (?) Lavina born in Wilson, Grayson, Virginia

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

abt 1820 - daughter Rebecca Jones married William Plummer

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 &?)
1 male under 10 (Samuel, age 6 & ?)
1 female over 45 (Celia, age 56)
1 female 16-25 (Sarah, age 22?)
1 female 10-15 (Ann, age 16?)
1 female under 10 (Mary, age 8)
No child who could be Lavina, age 3 if the female under 10 is daughter Mary.

abt 1823 - daughter Sarah Jones married Elijah Baker

abt 1824 - son John married Lurina/Lavina Tipton
Jan 7, 1824 - daughter Nancy married James B. Wells in Lee Co., Virginia
June 17, 1824 - Samuel Jones died in Virginia

Added by WWC1902 to her 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.

1825 - son Isaiah married Mary Ann Polly Watson Davis


1830 census
Celia, age 66

abt 1831 - daughter Polly married Absalom Hobbs Jr. (b. 1806)
March 21, 1833 - son Samuel married Minerva Tipton in Lee, Virginia
May 8, 1833 - daughter (?) Lavina married William Samuel Wells

1840 census
Celia, age 76

1850 census District 31, Lee, Virginia
Celia Jones, age 86, b. North Carolina
On same page as households headed by Isaiah Jones and next to households headed by Sarah Church.

Jan 1853 - Celia Jane Creech Jones died in Turkey Cove, Lee, Virginia

Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 about Celia Jones
Name: Celia Jones
Location:Isle of Wight., VA
Notes:This probate record was extracted from microfilmed copies of the original Will Book.
Remarks:Celia Jones. Account estate, paid Gray Carrell legacy left Celia Jones; paid the guardians of Joseph and Peggy Jones; paid the orphans of Frances Barlow her porportion by a legacy left in the will of Willis Jones.
Examined by Nathaniel Gray and BenDescription:MentionedB ook date:11-41Prove date:5 Jun 1797
Celia Creech of Grayson County, Virginia.
Celia was born in 1764 in Rowan Co. NC, parents as yet unknown. d. Jan 1853 in Turkey Cove, Lee County, Virginia where she had gone to live with her children after Samuel's death. Celia is believed to have been the daughter of Stephen Creech