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Notes for Samuel Jones

The Family of Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

abt 1814 - Samuel Jones born in Grayson Co., Virginia to Samuel & Celia Creech Jones

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 - father 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.

1830 census
Celia, age 66?
Samuel, age 16?

March 21, 1833 - son Samuel married Minerva Tipton in Lee, Virginia

1840 census Marshall, Alabama
Jacob Blessing & Saml Jones
2 males 20-29 (Samuel, age 26 & Jacob Blessing, age 20-29)
2 females 20-29 (Minerva, age 26, & Jacob's wife, age 20-29)
1 female age 0-4 (Child of Jacob Blessing, age 0-4)

October 1849 - Samuel Jones died in Marshall Co., Alabama

1850 census Red Hill, Marshall, Alabama
Manerva Jones, age 36, b. Virginia
Celia E., age 8, b. Alabama
William C., age 6, b. Alabama
John, age 3, b. Alabama

Minerva married second Robert Bruce Elgin about 1851 in Alabama. They are listed on the 1860, 1870 & 1880 censuses of Marshall Co., Alabama.