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Ambrose Jones, Jr.

Birthplace: Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Malone, Morgan, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Malone, Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Son of Ambrose Jones, Sr.; Ambrose Jones, Sr.; Catherine Jones and Catherine Jones
Husband of Martha CRAIG; Mary Jones and Martha Craig
Father of William Robert Jones; Priscilla Jones; Nancy Jane Ferguson; John Craig Jones; Richard Ambrose Jones and 4 others
Brother of Stephen Sr Jones; Mary Jones; James Jones; Doris Anna Jones; Margaret (Peggy) Davey and 4 others

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

About Ambrose Jones, Jr.

The following was retrieved October 22, 2007 from

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

 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

Family links:

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

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Ambrose Jones, Jr.'s Timeline

August 10, 1756
Augusta, Virginia, United States
October 23, 1785
Age 29
Virginia, United States
February 18, 1787
Age 30
Virginia, United States
March 27, 1790
Age 33
November 24, 1793
Age 37
June 8, 1795
Age 38
April 19, 1797
Age 40
Morgan, KY, USA
June 13, 1799
Age 42
Age 43
Bourbon, Kentucky, USA