West Virginia Pioneers

Rachel Ann Jones

Female 1902 - 1987  (84 years)


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  • Name Rachel Ann Jones 
    Nickname Annie 
    Born 14 May 1902  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Feb 1987  [2
    Buried Mt Moriah aka Hunt & Jarvis Cemetery, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • From the 2/22/1987 Charleston Gazette:

      Mrs. Rachel Annie Harper, 84, of Walton, Roane County, died Feb 20, 1987, at home after a short illness. She was born at Harmony and was a member of Shady Dale United Brethren Church, Harmony.

      Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Emogene Elmore and Mrs. Mary Jones both of Clendenin, Miss Phyllis Harper of Walton and Mrs. Virginia Hollis of Gaithersburg, MD; sons, James Harper of Columbus, OH, and Ayward Jones of Racine, OH; sisters, Mrs. Emma Harper of Pinch and Mrs. Gatha Rhodes of Harmony; brother Emery Jones of Harmony; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

      Service will be 1 pm Monday at Walton union Church with the Rev. Larry Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Amblers Ridge, Walton. Friends may call from 6 to 9pm today at Knight-Young-Matics Funeral Home Clendenin.
    Person ID I58390  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2009 

    Father John Perry Jones,   b. 9 Jul 1855, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1933  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Catherine Hunt,   b. Dec 1864, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1931  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1884  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1900 Harper, Roane, WV all born WV
      John P Jones 6/1854 m 15y
      Rebecca C 12/1864 m 15y 9-8 children
      Effie 9/1885
      Emma 10/1886
      Benjamin H 9/1888
      Walter 12/1889
      Roy 1/1891
      Wilson 5/1894
      William H 5/1896
      James E 7/1898

      1910 Harper, Roane, WV # 59-60 all WVWVWV
      Jones, John P 54 m1 - 26
      Rebecca C 48 m1 - 26 13-11 children
      Effie da 24
      Benjamin H son 21
      Walter son 20
      Roy son 19
      Wilson son 15
      William H son 13
      Emory son 11
      Otho son 9
      Rachel A 7
      Gatha F da 2

      1920 Wolf Camp, Roane, WV # 145
      Jones, John P 64
      Rebecca C 58
      Walter 30
      Wilson 25
      Harvey 23
      James E 21
      Otho 19
      Rachel A 17
      Gathie F 11

      1930 Harper, Roane, WV all born WV
      Jones, W Harvey 33 S
      Gatha sis 21 S
      James E bro 32 S
      Otho bro 29 S
      J Perry father 74 m age 28
      Rebecca C mother 68 m age 22
      Ayward C nephew 6
    Family ID F12482  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Glay Harper,   b. 14 May 1906, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1960  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1928  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Opal Emogene Harper
     2. Mary Frances Harper
     3. Phyllis Catherine Harper,   b. 16 Jul 1932, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Virginia May Harper
     5. James Curtis Harper
    Family ID F15790  Group Sheet

    Notes 

    • 1930 Harper, Roane, WV # 14 all WVWVWV
      Jones, W Harvey 33 s
      Gatha F sis 21
      James E bro 32
      Otho bro 29
      J Perry father 74 md age 28
      Rebecca C mother 68 md age 22
      Ayward C nephew 6
    Children 
     1. Ayward Coolidge Jones,   b. 9 May 1924, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F15796  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1902 - West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1928 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S447] Joyce Mertens.

    3. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.