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NOTES FOR STEPHEN JONES

The Family of Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

February 2, 1787 - Stephen Jones born in Montgomery Co, Virginia to Samuel Jones & Celia Creech

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)

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

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

abt 1807 - son Stephen married Mary Tipton

October 26, 1808 - son Jonathan born in Lee Co., Virginia
October 15, 1809 - daughter Elizabeth born in Lee Co., Virginia

1810 no census exists for Lee County, Virginia

http://www.angelfire.com/ky2/john1/taxlist.html
1810 tax list for Lee County Virginia includes:
head of household/date taken/tithables/slaves over 12 years old/horses/notes
Jones Abram 14 Mar 1 0 6
Jones Samuel 14 Mar 1 0 6
Jones Wylie 14 Mar 1 0 4
Jones William 23 Mar 1 0 1
Jones Thomas 14 May 1 0 0
Jones Jonathan 23 May 1 0 2
Jones Stephen 25 May 1 0 3

February 9, 1812 - daughter Sally born in Lee Co., Virginia
1814 - daughter Lodena born in Lee Virginia. She died in 1815
February 18, 1816 - daughter Arrrena born in Turkey Cove, Lee, Virginia. Her 1893 Virginia death record states that her parents were Stephen & Polly Jones.
1818 - son William P. Jones born in Lee Co., Virginia? Some trees state that he was born in 1822 to Stephen Jones & Mary Parsons, but there is a male the right age to be him on the 1820 census.

abt 1820 - Stephen married Mary "Polly" Parsons

1820 census Lee Co., Virginia
Two households headed by Stephen Jones
Stephen Jones
1 male 26-45 (Stephen, age 33)
1 male 10-16 (Jonathan, age 12)
1 male 0-9 (William P., age 2)
1 female 16-26 (Mary Parsons Jones, age 26)
3 females 0-10 (Elizabeth, age 10, Sally, age 8, Arrena, age 4)
Assume wife is Mary Parsons, as Mary Tipton would have been age 31.

AND

Stephen Jones - who is this??
1 male 26-45
1 male 0-9
1 female 26-45
1 female 0-9

abt 1820 - daughter Lodena born in Lee Co., Virginia
abt 1821 - son James Franklin born in Lee Co., Virginia
Abt 1824 - daughter Malinda born in Turkey Cove, Lee, Virginia

abt 1825 - daughter Elizabeth married Ransom Russell

Feb 12, 1826 - daughter Mary Caroline born in Lee Co., Virginia
March 29, 1828 - daughter Manasha born in Lee Co., Virginia

1830 census Lee Co., Virginia
Stephen Jones
1 male 40-49 (Stephen, age 43)
2 males 20-29 1 male 10-16 (Jonathan, age 22 & ??)
1 male 10-14 1 male 0-9 (William P., age 12)
1 male 5-9 (James Franklin, age 9)
1 female 30-39 (Mary Parsons Jones, age 36)
1 female 15-19 (Sally, age 18)
1 female 10-14 (Arrena, age 14 and Lodena, age 10? census taker error??)
1 female 5-9 (Malinda, age 6)
2 females 0-4 (Mary Caroline, age 4 and Manasha, age 2)

Other Stephen Jones family is also listed in Lee Co., Virginia

September 17, 1830 - daughter Samantha born. Her 1917 Kentucky death record states that her parents were Stephen Jones & Mary Parsons.
December 12, 1832 - son Jackson M. Jones born in Lee, Virginia

abt 1837 - daughter Arrena married John Riddle
abt 1837 - son Jonathan married Margaret Duff
1838 - daughter Sally married William Alfred Ward
abt 1839 - son William P married Sarah Smyth/Smith

1840 census Lee, Virginia
Stepen Jones
1 male 50-59 (Stephen, age 53)
2 males 15-19 (James Franklin, age 19 and ??)
1 male 5-9 (Jackson, age 8)
1 female 40-49 (Mary Parsons Jones, age 46)
2 females 15-19 (Lodena, age 19 and Malinda, age 16)
2 females 10-14 (Mary Caroline, age 14 and Manasha, age 12)
1 female 5-9 (Samantha, age 9)

abt 1840 - daughter Lodena married Nathaniel Wyett
1848 - daughter Malinda married Randolph Riddle
1848 - daughter Mary Caroline married John Martin Crabtree

August 18, 1848 - Stephen Jones died in Turkey Cove, Lee Co., Virginia

1849 - daughter Manasha married Andrew T. Haburn

1850 census District 31, Lee, Virginia
Mary Jones, age 57, b. Virginia
Franklin Jones, age 27, Farmer, b. Virginia
Samantha Jones, age 19, b. Virginia
Jackson M. Jones, age 18, Farmer, b. Virginia
Mary Mills, age 16, b. Virginia
Next door to household of Lodena (Jones) Wyett and her children. Her husband had died. Also next door to James & Martha Coldiron, and on same page as Randolph & Malinda (Jones) Riddle.

November 12, 1850 - daughter Samantha married William Allen Pritchard
October 30, 1851 - son James Franklin married Betty Haburn