Biographical Sketch of John H. Jones

John H. Jones is a native of Halifax county, Virginia, born near the city of Danville, April 15, 1848. His father was born in Campbell county, Virginia, and his mother in Pittsylvania county, the same State. Until he reached the age ‘ of nineteen he was with his parents in his native county, farming and attending school, and also in learning the trade which he followed after his removal to Kentucky in 1867. From this State he went to New Orleans, where he was engaged as signal master on a boat, going from thence to St. Louis, and then to Saline county, Missouri, where he was for a short time engaged in farming, eventually going to Lafayette county, where he remained over eight years.

In 1871, Mr. Jones was married to Miss Sue M. Flournoy, a resident of Lafayette county. She died soon after, and in 1876, September 6th, he married Miss Anna Slusher, daughter of J. Slusher, one of the pioneer settlers of Lafayette county. Mr. Jones came to Daviess county in 1879, settled in Monroe township where he purchased a farm, which he rents, and is now traveling through the different States, engaged in the sale of patents. He has three children: -James F., Forest and Ora L.

MLA Source Citation:

The History of Daviess County, Missouri. Daviess County, Missouri: Birdsall & Dean. 1882. Web. 1 February 2015. - Last updated on Jul 31st, 2012

Locations: ,

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!