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Benjamin Jones

Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Loudoun County, West Virginia
Death: circa 1816 (44-52)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Jones and Dinah Jones
Husband of Elizabeth Jones
Father of Jabish Jones; Abigail Lewellen; Richard Jones; Elizabeth Jones; Levi Jones and 8 others
Brother of John Jones; Mary Brown; Samuel Jones; William M. Jones; Jacob Jones and 2 others

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About Benjamin Jones

From The Jones Genealogy by Clement Ross Jones, who says his death occurred before 1928.

Benjamin Jones farm

The deeds for Benjamin Jones' farm in Monongalia County, Virginia (West Virginia): On 11 Sept. 1798, Monongalia County Deed Book OS 1:387, Benjamin Jones purchased from John & Ann Evans, 140 acres on Three Forks Creek, part of a 372 acre patent of Oct. 7, 1789 for $100. In the 1930's it was known as the Watson farm, about four miles east of what was the site of Grafton, W. Va. on U. S. 50, formerly the Northwestern Turnpike. His brother Samuel purchased 111 adjacent acres in the same patent from Evans on the same date in 1798. 15 Sept. 1835, Deed Book OS 14:275, Elizabeth (x) Jones the older, Jabish Jones & Mary his wife, David Luellen & Abigail (x) his wife, James Jones, John Jones & Eleanor his wife, Nicholas (x) Grim & Susannah (x) his wife, Benjamin Jones & Elizabeth his wife, Richard (x) Jones & Jane (x) his wife, Alexander Current & Elizabeth (x) his wife, Thomas Jones, Jemima (x) Jones of Monongalia County, Va. sold to Levi Jones of same for $190, 140 acres on three fork creek, beginning at a maple and hickory on the bank of three fork creek and running N 85-3/8 W 236 poles to two pawpaw bushes, N 46-1/2 W 19 poles to a sugar tree, N 11 E 96 poles to a white oak, N 75 E 100 poles to a white oak on the old line and with said line to the beginning. On 9 Sept. 1837, 141 acres as above was sold by Levi and Jane (x) Jones of Monongalia Co. and Benjamin and Elizabeth (x) Jones of Preston Co. to Jacob Mouser of Monongalia Co. for $860. DB OS 14:277) John Jones died Oct. 20, 1838, a month after the farm was sold.

The last sentence should read after the farm was finally sold out of the family. Benjamin possibly died in 1828 in Monongalia County.

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Benjamin Jones's Timeline

Loudoun County, West Virginia
November 16, 1792
Age 24
Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States
August 9, 1797
Age 29
Age 30
Age 35
November 16, 1806
Age 38
Monongalia , West Virginia
March 8, 1808
Age 40
Evansville, Taylor Co. West Virginia
Age 43
Age 48