Biographical Sketch of Henry Jones

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HENRY JONES. – The subject of this sketch is a native of Dodgerville, Iowa county, Wisconsin, where he lived until the breaking out of the war, when he enlisted in Company C, Twelfth Regiment, and served until November, 1864. He then moved to Iowa, remaining there until October, 1873, when he came to the Pacific coast, landing in Portland, Oregon, the same month.

Mr. Jones married Miss Rosetta Sexton, granddaughter of the late James B. Stephens, of East Portland, on December 15, 1880, and has one son, Harry, who was born March 16, 1885. Mr. Jones was business manager of the late J.B. Stephens for seven and a half years, and now lives in his residence at East Portland, Oregon. He is a man of good business capacity, and is respected and esteemed by all who know him.



MLA Source Citation:

History of the Pacific Northwest Oregon and Washington. 2 v. Portland, Oregon: North Pacific History Company. 1889. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/biographical-sketch-of-henry-jones.htm - Last updated on Jun 1st, 2011


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