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Name:John Williams Jones
Affiliation:Class of 1842
Biography & Genealogy:John Williams Jones. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born March 2, 1823 at Woodstock, Shenandoah Co., VA. Father- Philip de Catesby Jones; Mother- Anne Jane Williams (b. 1797; m. 1817); Paternal grandparents- Thomas ap Catesby Jones & Lettice Corbin Turberville; Maternal grandparents- Philip Williams & Sarah Croudson, m. 1791. Marriage: Elizabeth Washington Chipley, of Winchester, VA, circa 1842 (dau. of James Chipley and Elizabeth Yekle Lee); children (7)- Ann Elizabeth (died Towson, MD, 26 Oct. 1909), Sarah Fairfax, Ellen Boyd, Thomas apCatesby (married Annie Vogle in 1871), Philip Williams, Walter Lee (died infancy), Lucy Eugenia (teacher, Towson, MD). VMI record: entered VMI on Nov. 11, 1839 from Shenandoah Co., VA; resigned on June 20, 1840 because of academic deficiencies. Civil War record: possibly Chaplain, CSA (25th Virginia Infantry Regt). Career: lawyer, Baptist clergyman. Died: July 5, 1873, Beach Bottom, York Co., PA.
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