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About William Jones

c2 William JONES * c.1851

Source: Pamela Barnes, Through the chequered path: the story of William Howard's party of 1820 settlers


From Millicent Emslie: "William Jones was born 27.10.1849. Baptised Uitenhage DRC 20.01.1850. His mother could have been Maria Johanna Jacoba Buchner. Ref SAG v.4 p.103"

Note from Jan A Jones (2013-02-07): It has now been confirmed that his parents were Henry JONES snr and Emily JONES (nee HOWARD) see attached baptism record:


William Jones might have married Hannah Boscha on 21 Aug. 1871 in Uitenhage:

Name: Jones, William

Age: 21 Years

Occupation: Storekeeper

Status: Bachelor

Residence: Jansenville

Date Of Marriage: 21 August 1871

Surname Of Bride: Solomons

First Name Of Bride: Hannah

Maiden Name Of Bride: Boscha

Age Of Bride: 16 Years

Status Of Bride: Spinster

Residence At Time Of Marriage Of Bride: Jansenville

Name Of Witness 1: Jones, H.

Name Of Witness 2: Jones, M.

Surname Of Minister: Hepburn

First Name Of Minister: G. W.

Entry Number: 67

Source Location: Methodist Parish Records: Uitenhage Marriages 1841-1892,

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William Jones's Timeline

October 27, 1849
Uitenhage, EC, South Africa
January 20, 1850
DR Church, Uitenhage, South Africa
December 7, 1872
Age 23
October 1, 1874
Age 24
April 26, 1876
Age 26
Uitenhage, Cape Colony.
March 29, 1882
Age 32
Uitenhage, South Africa
December 13, 1887
Age 38