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Notes for William Riley Jones

The Family of Samuel Isaac Jones & Rebecca Pethoud

Born September 9, 1846 in Lawrence Co., Ohio

1850 - ? Children born in 1849 & 1851 were born in Gallipolis, Gallia Co., Ohio

The family moved from Ohio to Kansas about 1856, and from Kansas to Nebraska about 1859.

1860 census Beatrice, Gage Co., NE page 29
Household #63
Samuel Jones, age 35, farmer, b. VA
Rebecca, age 32, keeping house, b. OH
William, age 13, b. OH
Mary J., age 12, b. OH
John, age 9, b. OH
Sarah, age 7, b. OH
Samuel, age 5, b. OH
Francis, age 2, b. KS
Alvan, age 8 months, b. NE
Elizabeth McDaniel, age 43, b. VA

1870 census Beatrice, Gage Co., NE
Wm. R. Jones, age 23, Farmer, b. OH
Hester A., age 23, keeping house, b. IA
Minnie, age 1, b. NE
Albert, age 4 months, b. NE
Living near parents Samuel & Rebecca Jones

1880 United States Census Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska Page Number 39D
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
W. R. JONES Self M Male W 33 OH Farmer VA OH
H. A. JONES Wife M Female W 33 IA Keeping House VA IL
Minnie JONES Dau S Female W 11 NE At Home OH IA
Albert JONES Son S Male W 10 NE At Home OH IA
Susie JONES Dau S Female W 6 NE OH IA
Ruhama JONES Dau S Female W 1 NE OH IA
James OBER Other S Male W 23 PA Servant PA PA
M. SMULLEN Other S Female W 17 MD Servant MD MD

Jun 1885 state census Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska
W. R. Jones, age 35, b. Ohio
Hester Jones, age 37, b. Iowa
Winnie Jones 16 Nebraska
Bessie Jones 16 Nebraska
Rumaina Jones 6 Nebraska
Hester Jones 3 Nebraska
Rene Jones 1 Nebraska
John Jones 34 Ohio

1900 Beatrice, Gage Co., NE
Hoyt Ashland Ave. #64/65
William R. Jones, head, Sept 1846, age 53, md 34 yrs, OH/VA/OH, Implement Dealer
Hester A., wife, Nov 1846, age 53, md 34 yrs, 10 children, 6 surviving, IA/TN/IL
Ruth H., daughter, Sept 1877, age 22, NE/OH/IA
Rebecca, daughter, Dec 1885, NE/OH/IA
Willie Ethel, daughter, Dec 1887, age 12, NE/OH/IA

1910 census Beatrice, Gage Co., NE
420 N. 13 (18?)th Street #181/182
William R. Jones, head, age 63, first marriage, md 43 yrs, OH/VA/OH, Dealer, Poultry
Hester A., wife, age 63, 1st marriage, md 43 yrs, 10 children, 6 surviving, IA/VA/IL
Willie E., daughter, age 18, NE/OH/IA

1920 census Beatrice, Gage Co., NE
513 Ella Street #136/142
W. R. Jones, head, age 73, OH/VA/OH, Poultry Buyer, In Country
Hester A., wife, age 73, IA/VA/IL

December 30, 1925 - William Jones died in Beatrice, Gage Co., NE