E.A. Jones

Edward A. Jones

Full Name: Edward A. Jones
Date of birth: 1836
Date of death: September 3, 1900

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

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House District 61
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 28th Mississippi Cavalry, Colonel Peter Stark's regiment, participated in principal cavalry engagements under General Forrest. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, p. 659, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Edward A. Jones, born 1836 in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, death date 9/3/1900 in Waco, Texas. Residence in Princess Anne, Somerset, Maryland (1860 and 1870), and in Waco, McLennan County (1880 and 1900). Daughter Susie Markham Jones. Ruppert Family Tree; U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Ancestry.com.
  • Obituary, "Died in Texas," 9/5/1900, p. 6. Mr. Edward A. Jones. "He was 66 years old and had been practicing his profession in the State of Texas very successfully since 1869, when he moved from Somerset County." The Baltimore Sun.
  • Census of 1870 - Edward Jones, Princess Anne, Maryland, lawyer, age 33, wife Lucy T. Jones, children Bessey, Lusia M., and George W.
    Census of 1880 - E.A. Jones, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, age 44, born circa 1836 in Maryland, lawyer, wife L.M. Jones, daughters Bessie, Susie M., and Mattie, son Geo. W.
    Census of 1900 - Ed A. Jones, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, age 54, born April 1846 [sic] in Maryland, lawyer, wife Elizabeth Jones, children Maud, Douglass, Edgar, Mattie, Susie, and George W. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Edward A. Jones, born 1836 in Princess Anne, Maryland, died 1900 in Waco, Texas, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, in same cemetery as first spouse Lucy Markham Jones. Includes reprint of obituary from Waco Times-Herald, 9/4/1900. Death date 9/3/1900. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. E.A. Jones, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Hon. Marshall Tankersley  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Land and Land Office  

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