Descendants of David and Sarah Jones

  1. MarcSnelling
    Descendants of David Jones 1747-1790 and Sarah (1751-1790)

    Few sources exist to verify these dates. No sources exist for Sarah. The birth of David Jones in 1750 to father John Jones is listed in Volume 92, page 491 of American Genealogical Biographical Index. Some family trees list David Jones parents as John Jones (1725-1773) and Jane Douglass (1727-1828). One, as yet unsourced account, has David Jones owning land on the Staunton River. Several family trees list place of death for David and Sarah Jones as Halifax County VA. They had nine children, three boys – one of whom married and had children, and six girls, four of whom married and had children.

    Children born in Virginia to David and Sarah Jones:

    John Jones 1773–1847
    Leven Jones 1775–
    Solomon Jones 1777–
    Sarah Jones 1778–1830
    Mary Jones 1779–
    Massa Jones 1781–1855
    Tressa Jones 1783–1848
    Anna Jones 1785–1859
    Keziah Jones 1787–1836

  2. MarcSnelling
    Descendants of Rev. John Jones 1773-1847

    On the 5th of July 1790, the year of his parent’s death, seventeen year-old John Jones married fifteen year-old Sarah Sumpter (1775-1847) in Franklin County Virginia (Virginia Marriages 1660-1800). They would leave Franklin County Virginia for a final destination of Randolph County Indiana. One source places them in Clinton County Ohio on the way. Greenville Tennessee and Kentucky are also claimed by their children as birthplaces on census records. Twelve children were born to Reverend John Jones and Sarah Sumpter, eight daughters and four sons.

    Reverend John Jones daughter, Anna Hanna Jones (1809-1875) married James Stapleton Lewis (1814-1901) on the 10th of May 1833 in Jackson County Missouri. They would have eight children, all sons. Later they would move West from Missouri to Utah and are recorded on the 1860 census living in Summit County, Utah Territory.
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