David William Jones, b. 1 December 1790 at KY, d. 8 May 1862 at MO, move ca. 1815 at Barren Co., KY
Father: Jabez Jones, b. at NC
Mother: Nancy (Bean?) Beck
Place of Birth: 1850 and 1860 Census give KY as David's birthplace.
Place of residence: Barren Co., KY
Place of residence: Pisgah, Moniteau Township, Cooper Co., MO
He was a blacksmith, farmer, storekeeper, and Mo. state Representative 1826, 1832, 1834 and Senator 1836, 1848.
They went to Barren Co., KY around 1811 - pushed on to Pisgah, Moniteau Township, Cooper Co., MO in 1815. All of Missouri Territory except St. Louis area was wilderness. Drove through to Cooper Co., in a 2-wheeled ox cart. The brick house he built no longer stands.
Buried in Jones-Hunt Cemetary in Pisgah, Moniteau Township, Cooper Co., MO. Tabitha died 5 days after David and was buried beside him.
1850 and 1860 Censuses give KY as David's birthplace.
"Among the first settlers of Moniteau Township were Thomas B. Smiley, Seth Joseph, Waid and Stephen Howard, William Coal, James Stinson, Hawking and David Burress, Charles Hickox, Samuel McFarland, Carroll George, James Snodgrass, Marin George, Mathew Burress, Jesse Martin, Alexander Woods, Williams Landers, Jesse Bowles, James Donelson, William A. Stillson, Samuel Snodgrass, James W. Maxey, Job Martin, James Jones, David Jones, Augustus K. and John B. Longan, Patrick Mahan, Valentine Martin and John Jones." Cited in History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri, written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources, including a history of its townships, towns and villages, together with a condensed history of Missouri, p. 639-726,
Cited in Early American Marriages: Atlantic South, Jones, David married Nanny, Tabitha on 05 Mar 1813 in Warren County, KY.
Spouse: Tabitha Nanny, b. 26 April 1791 at NC, d. 12 May 1862 at MO
buried in Jones-Hunt Cemetary in Pisgah, Moniteau Township, Cooper Co., MO
Married 5 March 1813 at Warren Co., KY.
Children and grandchildren:
Descendant families report created by Gene 4.2, Tue, Jul 22, 1997
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