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William Jones

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Josiah Jones, Jr. and Abigail Jones (Barnes)
Husband of Sarah Jones (Locke)
Father of Sarah Foster (Jones); William Jones; Abigail Foskett (Jones); Enos Jones, Twin; Josiah Jones and 3 others
Brother of Daniel Jones; Abigail Williams; Josiah Jones and Elisha Jones

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About William Jones

Birth: Jan. 4, 1706 Watertown Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 26, 1761

"He was a distinguished surveyor, resided in Lunenburg, and built a castle, as a defense against the Indians, on what is now called "Jones Hill". He went to Nova Scotia to survey and lay out some townships, and on his return, was ship wrecked, and he perished, Jan. 26, 1761". From: "Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the early settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts", Henry Bond, 1855, page 315.

Born 4 January, 1707, to Josiah Jones, Jr and Abigail Barnes. He married Sarah Locke on 25 December, 1733, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Father of: Sarah, William, Abigail, Enos (twin), Hannah (twin), Josiah, Isaac and Silence.


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Parents:
 Josiah Jones (1670 - 1734)
 Abigail Barnes Jones (1671 - 1749)

Children:
 William Jones (1737 - 1809)*
 Silence Jones Smith (1753 - 1835)*

Siblings:
 Daniel Jones (1693 - 1740)*
 Josiah Jones (1701 - 1769)*
 William Jones (1706 - 1761)
 Elisha Jones (1709 - 1775)*
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Burial: Body lost at sea Specifically: ship wreck


Created by: nancy robison Record added: Feb 03, 2015 Find A Grave Memorial# 142167229

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William Jones's Timeline

1706
January 4, 1706
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1735
March 25, 1735
Age 29
Lunenburg, MA, USA
1737
May 11, 1737
Age 31
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1740
April 18, 1740
Age 34
Lunenburg, MA, USA
1742
July 4, 1742
Age 36
Lunenburg, MA, USA
July 14, 1742
Age 36
Lunenburg, MA, USA
1744
October 23, 1744
Age 38
Lunenburg, MA, USA
1747
July 15, 1747
Age 41
Lunenburg, MA, USA
1753
August 18, 1753
Age 47
Lunenburg, MA, USA