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Ambrose Jones

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Augusta County, Virginia
Death: June 12, 1833 (76)
Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Malone, Morgan County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ambrose Jones, Sr. and Catherine Jones
Husband of Mary Jones and Martha Jones
Father of William Robert Jones; Priscilla Nickell; Nancy Jane Ferguson; Jean Williams; John Craig Jones and 5 others
Brother of James Jones; Elizabeth Winfree; Stephen S Jones, Sr; Mary Jones; Doris Anna Jones and 5 others

Occupation: Served as a corporal in the Revolutionary War
Managed by: Walter William Dalitsch, III
Last Updated:

About Ambrose Jones

The following was retrieved October 22, 2007 from http://nickell.tierranet.com/craigcg.htm.

Dates for this family were copied from Annie Walker Burns, Morgan Co., KY, Revolutionary War Records.

5 Jan 1998: “Jim W. Tackitt, Pres./Editor” said: “Elder AMBROSE JONES, by the way, was married by Elder John Alderson in 1784 - the same Baptist minister that performed the marriage for my ancestors, NIMROD TACKITT & ANNA HOWARD in 1787.”

1778: Ambrose was with Washington at Valley Forge during the winter of 1778. Ambrose was one of early Baptist preachers ordained in 1811 and a member of South Fork Baptist Church at Malone, KY.

1817: Ambrose was exempt from further taxes.

10/25/1998: Emerson notebook:

 Ambrose Jones
 b.  Virginia Aug 10, 1756
 d.  In Kentucky June 12, 1833
 m.  Martha Craig in Greenbrier Co., Va. Dec 30, 1784

Private in Capt. Granville Smith’s Co., Col. Wm. Grayson’s Regt. Va. line, also, Corporal, Col. Gish’s Regt. Continental Army. Widow’s file #9083, Revolutionary War.

Martha Craig born Aug 10, 1766

 Children:
 1. William      Oct 23, 1785
 2.  Priscilla   Feb 18, 1787
 3.  Nancy       Mar 27, 1790
 4.  Jane        May 3, 1792 m. Anthony Swaim
 5.  John Craig  Nov. 24, 1793 m. Hannah Swaim
 6.  Richard     June 8, 1795
 7.  Barbara     April 19, 1797 m. Floyd Co., Ky, 1817 (to) John Howerton
 8. “Sinthy”     June 13, 1799 m. Floyd Co., Ky. 18 Jan 1827 to Uriah Cottle
 9.  James       Oct 24, 1801
 10. Ambrose     Dec 31,1803 (An Ambrose Jones md. Apr. 1855 at Floyd Co., KY to Mary Ann Blakenship

Birth: Aug. 10, 1756 Death: Jun. 12, 1833

b In Virginia.d.Morgan,Co.Ky.Served In Revolutionary War Was Promoted To Corporal Oct.1778.Husband of Martha Craig Jones


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Children:
 Priscella Jones Nickell (1787 - 1805)*
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Burial: Southfork Cemetery Malone Morgan County Kentucky, USA

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Ambrose Jones's Timeline

1756
August 10, 1756
Augusta County, Virginia
1785
October 23, 1785
Age 29
Virginia, United States
1787
February 18, 1787
Age 30
Virginia, United States
1790
March 27, 1790
Age 33
Virginia, United States
1792
May 3, 1792
Age 35
Floyd County, Kentucky, United States
1793
November 24, 1793
Age 37
Greenbrier, Virginia
1795
June 8, 1795
Age 38
Kentucky, United States
1797
April 19, 1797
Age 40
Morgan, KY, USA
1799
June 13, 1799
Age 42
Kentucky, United States