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Henry Onderdonk Floyd-Jones

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: South Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Death: December 20, 1862 (70)
Place of Burial: Massapequa, Nassau County, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of David Richard Floyd-Jones and Sarah Floyd-Jones
Husband of Helen M. Floyd-Jones
Father of Sarah Floyd-Jones; Henry Floyd-Jones; Edward Floyd-Jones; Brevet Brig. General Delancey Floyd-Jones (USA) and Charles Floyd-Jones
Brother of David Floyd; Thomas Floyd-Jones, General and Arrabel Floyd-Jones

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About Major General Henry Floyd-Jones

Assemblyman, State Senator, member of the Court of Errors in Kings, Queens and Richmond Counties,NY

Henry Onderdonk Floyd-Jones (January 3, 1792 — December 20, 1862) was an American politician from New York.


He was born at the family mansion on the Fort Neck estate in South Oyster Bay, New York (then Queens, now Nassau County) as the son of David Richard Floyd-Jones (1764–1826) and Sarah (Onderdonk) Floyd-Jones (1758–1844). He married Helen Watts (1792–1872), and they had several children, among them State Senator Edward Floyd-Jones (1823–1901) and Col. DeLancey Floyd-Jones (1826–1902).

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Queens Co.) in 1829 and 1830.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (1st D.) from 1836 to 1839, sitting in the 59th, 60th, 61st and 62nd New York State Legislatures.

Lt. Gov. David R. Floyd-Jones (1813–1871) was his nephew; Bishop William H. DeLancey (1797–1865) and Susan DeLancey, the wife of James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851), were his first cousins.

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Major General Henry Floyd-Jones's Timeline

January 3, 1792
New York, United States
Age 24
October 1, 1818
Age 26
March 10, 1820
Age 28
January 26, 1823
Age 31
New York, United States
January 20, 1826
Age 34
Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, United States
December 20, 1862
Age 70
Massapequa, Nassau County, NY, USA