Jonathan Jones, of Dorchester

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Jonathan Jones, of Dorchester

Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: September 12, 1739 (73-74)
Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Jones, Jr. and Mary Jones
Husband of Rebecca Jones and Sarah Jones
Father of Sarah Jones and Ruth Seaver
Brother of Ebenezer Jones; Mehitable Newell and Thomas Jones
Half brother of Samuel Bass, III; Mary Bass and Hannah Jones

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About Jonathan Jones, of Dorchester

The will of Rebecca (Farnsworth) Ruggles was written Jan. 3, 1710/11.

"To son John 40 pounds. To son Joseph the feather bed I now lye on. To son in law Jonathan Hayward 20 pounds. To son in law Jonathan Jones 20 pounds. To grand dau. Sarah Hayward my chest which has her mother's clothes in it. Rest to dau. Elizabeth Belcher & my 3 grand daus. Sarah & Ruth Jones & Sarah Hayward dau. Elizabeth to have a double portion. Son John & son in law Gregory Belcher executors."

His aunt Hannah (Jones) Ware made her home with him and left him property.

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (2017). Google Books. Retrieved 11 March 2017, from page 23

f In her will, dated Jan. 21, 1720-1, proved May 1, 1721, she leaves legacies to "M" Esther Man, Widow of the Rev* Mr. Man, late pastor of the Church of Christ at Wrentham." £5; '" to the Church of Dedham for to buy 'a Cup for the Communion Table £5;" to sons in law Robert & Nathaniel Ware; to Hannah Baker Dan. of Ebenezer Jodcs; to Mchitable Newel Dan. of my Brother Jones; to the Widow Elizabeth Metcalfj to my Cousin Esther Flatingham of Boston; to my Cousin Elizabeth Crocker £20 and £10 due from my Sister Green deceased: Kinsman Thomas ('rocker; Rebecah Green daughter of James Green late of Boston; the Surviving Daughter of Richard Green. Executors to sell a meadow bought of Joseph Fairbanks, giving the first meter of it to Son in law Samuel Ware; also land in Dorchester, "Giving Kinsmen Eheneicr Jones & Jonathan Jones the first Prefer of them." After all Debts & legacies are paid the remainder of the Estate to be divided into five parts; one fifth each to John Green, Samuel Green, Elizabeth Crocker, Esther Flatingham; one Tenth part to Jonarh in Jones; and one Tenth to Jonathan Clap in trust for Sarah, wife of Jonathan Jones. * But before the Division of mv Estate into Fifth Parts my Will is if my Nephew Jonathan Jones sb.ill faithfully deliver Me the money I Delivered Him to keep for Me, Or in Case of my Death shall render a True Account upon Oath thereof to my Executors Hereafter Named as being part of my Estate, and Shall not Demand any thing for my Board, Maintenance or Other Charges at His House, ... I do give and Bequeath to Him . . . and His Heirs My Two Acres of Salt meadow on the East Side of little Neck in Dorchester, And unto Sarah, his Present Wife . .. Fourty Shillings as particular legaces." Deacon Jonathan Clap and Sergeant Ehenczcr Clap Executors. Witnesses: Elijah Danforth, Joshua george, Preserved Capen

Ebenezer and Jonathan Jones were children of her brother Isaac; Richard, John and Samuel Green of her sister Rebecca, wife of James Green.

2. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:561.

  • *Isaac Jones, Dorchester, s. of Thomas, prob. b. in Eng. freem. 1654, by first w. Hannah Heath, d. prob. of William, had beside one d. that liv. to be ment. in the will of Elizabeth Heath, 1 Jan. 1665, Hannah, b. 20 Nov. 1658, d. in 8 days, and the w. d. bef. or soon after. He m. 7 Apr. 1659, Mary, wid. prob. of Samuel Bass, jr. and d. of Robert Howard, had Thomas, b. 15, bapt. 18 Mar. 1660; Ebenezer, 20 Dec. 1661; Mary, bapt. 3 Jan. 1664; and his w. d. 23 Oct. 1691, aged 62. His will, of 6 Dec. 1699, with codic. 23 Aug. foll. pro. 12 Mar. next, may be seen in our Lib. XIV. 310. It names no ch. but Ebenezer and Jonathan.
  • Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy: Mar 10 2017, 8:53:45 UTC
  • New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (2017). Google Books. Retrieved 10 March 2017, from page 425
  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (2017). Google Books. Retrieved 10 March 2017, from page 154
    • RECORDS OF THE FIRST CHURCH AT BRAINTREE, MASS. Communicated by Edwabd Evarts Jackson, Esq., of Braintree, Mass. [Continued from page 91.] Marriages By Rev. Moses Fiske.
      • 17. 11. 1693. Jonathan .Jones of Dorchester & Rebecca Ruggles of Braintree
  • Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Mar 11 2017, 0:04:19 UTC
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Jonathan Jones, of Dorchester's Timeline

Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
August 28, 1704
Age 39
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Age 42
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
September 12, 1739
Age 74
Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States