Jones Family History in Pictures
Definition: Son or relative of John
Jones is a patronmymic name, a variation of "John". In the 17th century John replaced William as the most popular name for a male. The English form, Johnson the most common name in America.
Jones, the Welsh version of this name, is the fourth most common name in America.
Our great-great-grandfather, William Jones brought his family to America from Ystradifodwg, Glamorgan, Wales in 1895, settling in Warrior Run, a tiny borough near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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