John Franklin Jones Family 1818

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John Franklin Jones was born in 1818 in Franklin County, Tennessee.
He is the son of Joshua D Jones and Sarah.

He died after 1880 in Angelina County, Texas.

NOTE: There is a John Franklin Jones buried in the McKindree cemetery, in Angelina County, Texas that died in 1864, is being tauted as our John Franklin Jones. There are several problems with this assumption: Our John Franklin Jones was still married and having kids in 1880. There is a possibility that the headstone was dated incorrectly. Further study is being done at this time.

He married a Brookshire about 1841.

Children of John Franklin Jones and Brookshire are:
  • A son, James P Jones was born January 12, 1842.
  • A son, William Perry Jones was born April 14, 1844.
  • A son, John Henry Jones was born August 8, 1846.
  • Shortly before John Henry Jones was born, he married Sarah Ann Davis May 28 1846 in Nacogdoches, Angelina County, Texas according to court house records.

    John Franklin Jones fathered a son who was born January 2, 1864.
    The son was named Hayden L Jones. This is our direct ancestor.

    Other children of John Franklin Jones and Sarah Ann Davis are:
  • A daughter, Margaret M Jones was born about 1852.
  • A daughter, Elizabeth Jones was born in 1854.
  • A son, Oliver L Jones was born August 14, 1856.
  • A daughter, Katie Jones was born in 1861.
  • John next married Amanda C Harvey on September 27, 1868 in Angelina County, Texas.

    Children of John Franklin Jones and Amanda C Harvey are:
  • A son, Tennessee Jones was born in 1870.
  • A son, George Washington Jones was born January 2, 1874.
  • A son, Amicy J Jones was born December 25, 1874.
  • A son, Lafayette Jones was born February, 1880.
  • John served in the Confederate army during the Civil War. He is reported by various sources to have been in either the 3rd Brigade TST service Home Guard or the 13 Regt. Tx. Cav. CSA (possibly Burnett's).

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