Biography of Pierpont E. Jones
Esses County, NY Biographies





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.

From:
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


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Essex County, NY
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium