Evan Willard Jones was born in the town of Trenton, Oneida county, on the 18th day of May 1864. His parents
were Griffith O. and Ann Jones. His father has now passed away, but his mother still survives.
He was educated at Holland Patent Union school and the State Normal school at Albany, New York, graduating from
the latter school with the class of 1886. He subsequently engaged in teaching in New York city. During a part of
the time that he was residing in New York he was a student in the law department of the New York University and
graduated with the class of 1890. Four years later he resumed the study of law in Utica and was admitted to the
bar in 1896. In 1904 he became associated in the practice of law with Milton E. Robinson and Richard R. Martin
under the firm name of Robinson, Martin & Jones, which continued until the death of Mr. Robinson in 1909 when
Mr. Martin and Mr. Jones continued the practice under the firm name of Martin & Jones.
In August 1896 Mr. Jones was married to Miss Fanny S. White, daughter of George and Millicent (Hamlin) White. Fraternally
Mr. Jones, is identified with the Trenton Lodge No. 577, and is a charter member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows
at Stittville, New York.
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Oneida County, NY
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