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Sophronia Jones

Female 1825 - 1893  (68 years)


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  • Name Sophronia Jones 
    Born 29 Aug 1825  Alexander Township, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Dec 1893  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 

    • The Meigs County Republican
      Wednesday December 13, 1893
      Cheshire News

      EDITOR REPUBLICAN: Sophronia McCarty died at her home near Cheshire, Sunday forenoon, Dec. 10. The funeral was conducted at the residence Monday, at 2 p.m. by Rev. Fulton; burial at McCarty Cemetery by Stewart & Son.
    Person ID I971  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father Elias Jones,   b. 8 Aug 1790, Essex Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1838  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Smith,   b. 24 May 1797, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1871  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1814  [3
    Notes 

    • 1850 GC, living with Jonas & Sophronia McCarty
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet

    Family Jonas Jr McCarty,   b. 19 Feb 1827, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1901, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1846  [4
    Notes 

    • 1850 Gallia Co page 48, #0847
      Jonas, 25, OH, farmer
      Sophrona, 24, OH
      Alonz, 9/12, OH
      Sharlotte Jones, 50, NY
      Caroline Jones, 22, OH
      Adra A (f), 12, OH

      1870 Gallia Co, PO Vinton, Cheshire twp #101-101
      Jonas McCarty, 43, farmer, $5000/760 Oh
      Sophrona, 45 Oh
      Charles M, 19 $200pp OH
      Malissa, 20
      Celia A, 15
      Adriann, 12 (f)
      Syrina A, 10
      Ester C McCarty, 79, Infirm OH
      ~~~
      1880 Gallia Co, Cheshire Twp, OH #145
      Jonas McCarty, 53, Farmer, OH parents from VA
      Sophronia, 54, OH, parents from NY
      Ester S, 89, Mother, VA, VA, VA


      Both buried in the McCarty Cemetery, Cheshire twp, Gallia Co, OH alongside their children:
      Infant dau 9/6/1818 2m 1d
      Charlotte E 5/10/1850, 2y 8d
      Missouria 7/28/1853, 4m 21d
      and probably
      Lucetta 9/29/1815 or 1845, 6y6m
      Jonas Jr 2/19/1829-no date
      Sophrona w/o Jonas, 8/29/1825-12/10/1893

      Hardesty's Gallia Co:
      Jonas McCarty, Jr - is residing on the family homestead, that has been their property for eighty years. Jonas Jr was born in Cheshire Township on February 19, 1827. His father, Jonas mcCarty, Sr, was born October 7, 1791. He came from Shenandoah Virginia and his death took place in this county June 20, 1851. Esther S (Rife) McCarty, the mother of Jonas, junior, was born in greenbrier county, Virginia, March 23, 1791, and is at this date, 1882, living with her son at the advanced age of 92 years; she has all her reasoning faculties and is smart. Mr McCarty was married in Cheshire October 1, 1846 to Sophrona Jones, who was born in Alexander Twp, Athens Co, Ohio, August 29, 1925. She is the mother of the following children: infant, born June 29, 1847, died September 6, 1848; Charlotte Esther, March 3, 1848, died May 10, 1850; Alonzo S, December 3, 1849, resides at home; Charles M, April 8, 1851, reside in Cheshire Twp; Missouri, May 7, 1853, died July 28, 1853; Cecelia A, August 16, 1855, resides in Cheshire Twp; Adrann, July 1, 1858, resides in Cheshire; Serena A, September 10, 1859, resides in Cheshire. The parents of Mrs McCarty were Elias and Charlotte (Smith) Jones. Her father was born in Essex Co, NY, and died May 4, 1838 at the age of 44 years. Her mother was born in Vermont and died Oct 4, 1871 at the age of 74 years. George McCarty, an uncle of Jonas, junior, was a soldier in the War of 1812. Mr McCarty is a farmer and stock-raiser. His post office address is Cheshire, Gallia Co, Ohio.
    Children 
     1. infant McCarty,   b. 29 Jun 1847, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1848, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Charlotte Esther McCarty,   b. 2 May 1848, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1850, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +3. Alonzo S McCarty,   b. 23 Dec 1849, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1897, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. Charles M McCarty,   b. 8 Apr 1851,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Missouri McCarty,   b. 7 Mar 1853, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1853, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Cecelia A McCarty,   b. 16 Aug 1855, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1889, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Adrann McCarty,   b. 1 Jul 1858,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Serena A McCarty,   b. 10 Sep 1859,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1825 - Alexander Township, Athens, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1893 - Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Gravestone.

    2. [S11] Death Records, Gallia Co, OH.

    3. [S134] Log Cabin Remeniscenses.

    4. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.