JONES Family

First Generation

1. Eli Alexander1 Jones(2849) was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1842. Eli died May 10, 1904 in Coffeen, Montgomery Co, IL, at 61 years of age.

He married Sarah Catherine Thacker in Bond Co, Illinois, February 21, 1861. Sarah was born in Bond Co, Illinois April 16, 1842. Sarah(2850) was the daughter of William H Thacker and Mary Ann Ewing. Sarah died December 1927 Hillsboro, Montgomery Co, IL, at 85 years of age. In the 1870 census Bear Creek Twp, Mongomery Co Illinois page 17, Eli (age 28) is recorded with Catherine (age 27), James (age 8), and Florence (age 3). Eli is a farmer born in Illinois.

In the 1880 census East Fork, Montgomery, Illinois page 207, Alexander (age 41), Catherine (age 34), James (age 19), Mary (age 16), Hattie (age 14), Fredrick (age 12), Madison (age 3), and Walter (age 3). Alexander is a farmer born in Illinois.

Eli Alexander Jones and Sarah Catherine Thacker had the following children:

child 2 i. James W2 Jones was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1862.

child 3 ii. Mary Jones was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1864.

child 4 iii. Florence Jones(2851) was born in Coffeen, Montgomery Co, IL January 22, 1867. Florence died April 14, 1941 in Nokomis, Montgomery Co, IL, at 74 years of age. Burial at Traylor Cemetery, Coffeen, Montgomery Co, Illinois She married Francis Emery Godown Hillsboro, Montgomery Co, IL, December 31, 1891.

Frank was born Montgomery Co, Illinois September 7, 1870. Frank(2852) was the son of Oliver James Godown and Lucinda Long. Frank died March 4, 1907 in Coffeen, Montgomery Co, IL, at 36 years of age. Burial at Traylor Cemetery, Coffeen, Montgomery Co, Illinois. The toomstone has his name as Frank. (See Francis Emery Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 5 iv. Frederick H Jones(2853) was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1868.

child 6 v. Hattie Jones(2854) was born in Coffeen, Montgomery Co, IL 1869.

child 7 vi. Clinton Jones(2855) was born about 1870.

child 8 vii. Walter Jones(2856) was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1877.

child 9 viii. Mattison Jones(2857) was born Montgomery Co, Illinois 1877.

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