Jones, Pierpont E., p. o. Ausable Forks, is a representative farmer and citizen of Jay. He was born June 27,
1819, near Upper Jay village. Has spent nine and one half years in the treasury department at Washington and two
and one half years in the New York city postoffice: was married August 18, 1841, to Beulah, daughter of Col. Daniel
Blish, who located in Jay about 1806, on the present home of our subject. He was a colonel in the War of 1812;
of his three children, Mrs. Jones is the youngest. Mr. and Mrs. Jones's children are: Mary, now Mrs. S. J. Ball,
of Jay: Martha. who has served six years as a clerk in the Sixth Auditors office, U. S. Treasury, at Washington,
D. C.; Daniel, at Minneapolis. Minn.; Maggie, now Mrs. William C. Thompson of the same place; Lydia, now Mrs. Rev.
W. W. Campbell, a missionary in India; Elijah B., a clergyman in Ohio; Nathan H., jeweler at Ausable Forks Beulah
B., wife of Daniel Tomlinson, Jr., of Willsborough; and Gilman M., an electrician and mechanic, of Minneapolis,
Minn. Mr. Jones's father was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, a native of Connecticut, and came to Jay in 1799.
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885
Essex County, NY
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