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Joseph Ravenscroft JonesRoster ID 101
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1848|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Joseph Ravencroft Jones, Class of 1848: Born- June 11, 1828 in Charles Town Va. (now WVa.) Father- Rev. Alexander Jones; Mother- Ann Northy Churchill Pat. Grandfather- Rev. Alexander Jones; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Farquhar Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Churchill; Mat. Grandmother- Clarissa [maiden name unknown] Married- Courtney Bowdoin Byrd Children- (There were eight children, but we only have records of the names of four): Charles Andrews Jones; Joseph Churchill Jones; George Lorraine Jones; Courtney Byrd Jones Entered VMI- July 23, 1845 Graduated- July 4, 1848 standing 18 in a class of 24 Also a graduate of the University of Va. and Virginia Theological Seminary. Career- Teacher, Clergyman, Rector for Episcopal Church in Millwood Va. Civil War Record- Unofficial source says he was a Drill Master for the Confederate Army at Winchester, but otherwise played no part in the War. Died- Aug. 15, 1894 at Millwood Clark Co. Va.|