Jones

Name origin: The same as John or Johns. In Hebrew signifies gracious. In Wales Jones was one of the tribes of Cimbri, that ruled the country when it was free.

Robert Jones

b.abt.1633 Eng.; parents ukn
d.1710 Salisbury, MA
m.1658 Salisbury, MA Joanna or Joan Osgood
b.Feb. 12, 1659 Salisbury, MA; d/o William Osgood and Elizabeth Clere
d.aft.1706 Amesbury, MA

CHILD:

  1. William Jones b.Apr. 12, 1659 Salisbury, MA d.Jan. 7, 1737
  2. Robert Jones b.Sept. 17, 1660 Salisbury, MA d.abt.1710
  3. Elizabeth Jones b.Dec. 24, 1662 Salisbury, MA d.May 24, 1735 Amesbury, MA
  4. Joseph Jones b.Oct. 7, 1664 Salisbury, MA d.1689
  5. Mary Jones b.May 15, 1667 Salisbury, MA
  6. Hannah Jones b.Aug. 17, 1672 Amesbury, MA
  7. Samuel Jones b.May 12, 1675 Amesbury, MA d.Feb. 3, 1742/3
  8. Jonathan Jones b.abt.1677 Amesbury, MA d.aft.1710

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: ROBERT, married Salisbury, Mass., 1659. ROBERT, b.Eng. 1633, resident Amesbury, Mass. 1666.

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Jonathan Jones

b.abt.1677 Amesbury, MA; s/o Robert Jones and Joanna Osgood
d.aft.1710
m.abt.1701 MA Elizabeth _______
b.bef.1680 prob.MA

CHILD:

  1. Joseph Jones b.Oct. 1, 1702 Amesbury, MA
  2. Mehitable Jones b.Jan. 14, 1704/05 Amesbury, MA
  3. Samuel Jones b.Dec. 8, 1706 Amesbury, MA
  4. Dorothy Jones b.Nov. 18, 1710 Amesbury, MA

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Joseph Jones

b.Oct. 1, 1702 Amesbury, MA; s/o Jonathan and Elizabeth Jones
m.March 18, 1724/25 Mary Prouse
b.Nov. 26, 1703 Amesbury, MA d/o Barnes Prowse and Deborah Kimball

CHILDREN included:

  1. Mary Jones b.Feb. 26, 1726 South Hampton, NH m.Feb. 11, 1745 Joseph Lowell

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