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Orlando Jones

Birthplace: Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia
Death: Died in Burton Parish, Virginia
Place of Burial: Bruton Parish Church, Willaimsburg, York County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev Roland Jones II and Anne Jones (Lane)
Husband of Martha Woodward Jones
Father of Lane Jones; Lane Jones and Frances Orlando Dandridge
Brother of Robert Jones; Anna Maria Jones and Robert Jones
Half brother of Jones and Jones

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About Orlando Jones

Orlando Jones was the original owner of a home and office in Colonial Williamsburg. He was the son of Rev. Rowland Jones, first rector of Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, and the grandfather of Martha Washington. Orlando also owned land in York and King William counties, and represented the latter several times in the House of Burgesses.

Source: Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook 1979 -------------------- After Frances' mother, Anne died, she went to live with her father's sister, Frances Jones Dandridge, whose husband was Col. John Dandridge, the parents of Martha Dandridge, who married George Washington. (JD by Axford p iv) -------------------- Here lies in hope of a Blessed Resurrection the Body of Mr. Orlando Jones Son of Mr. ROWLAND JONES, some time Minister of this Parish he was born December ye 31st 1681 and Died June ye 12th 1719 in ye 38th year of his age. He twice Married his first wife was Mrs. MARTHA MACON Daughter of Mr. GIDEON MACON of New-Kent by whom he left one Son named LANE & one Daughter Named FRANCES, his Second Wife was Mrs. MARY WILLIAMS Daughter of JAMES WILLIAMS of King & Queen County, who Erected this Monument to his Memory.

All above quoted from the pamphlet titled A GUIDE TO THE MEMORIALS OF BRUTON PARISH CHURCH with maps, published by Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA, 2006 edited by Susan H. Godson, maps by Joseph L. Spruill, photographs by Hal Lindsay and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

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Orlando Jones's Timeline

December 31, 1681
Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia
January 31, 1702
Age 20
King Willaim County, Virginia, United States
June 15, 1707
Age 25
Hanover Co., VA
Age 25
August 6, 1710
Age 28
New Kent County, New Kent, Virginia, United States
June 12, 1719
Age 37
Burton Parish, Virginia
Willaimsburg, York County, Virginia, United States