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  • ID: I6460
  • Name: Franklin Beauregard Jones 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: 6556
  • Birth: 05 JUL 1860 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina 1
  • Burial: Cedars Cemetery, Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
  • Death: 07 APR 1931 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
  • Note:
    Franklin Beauregard Jones (1860-1931)

    Franklin Beauregard Jones (1860-1931)

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    F. B. Jones Dies At Milton Home
    (Special to The Bee)

    Milton, N. C. April 8 (1931) - F. B. Jones, well known merchant of Milton, passed away at his home yesterday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock. Deceased had been engaged in the mercantile business here for seven years and was well known throughout Caswell county, of which he was a native and in which he had spent his entire life. Mr. Jones is survived by his widow and three children, Mrs. M. Winstead, wife of Judge Winstead; Clyde Jones, of Milton, and Mrs. Jake Bradsher, of Denver, Colorado. The funeral will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, the services to be conducted by Rev. N. R. Claytor, Rev. Cecil Jones and Rev. Mr. Lance. Source: The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 8 April 1931 (Page 1).

    For more on this family see The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 123-124 (Article #70 "The Bradsher Family of Milton" by Martha Bradsher Spencer); and The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 315 (Article #388, "Franklin Beauregard and Ella Clyde Ray Jones" by Jean Bradsher Scott).

    Born Franklin Jones, he added Beauregard later in life.

    In 1911 he was President of the Bank of Caswell, Milton, apparently succeeding R. L. Watt.
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    1910 US Census
    Name: Frank B Jones
    Age in 1910: 49
    Estimated birth year: abt 1861
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Maryland
    Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
    Spouse's name: Ella Ray
    Home in 1910: Milton, Caswell, North Carolina
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Occupation: Merchant, Dry Goods Store
    Household Members: Name Age
    Frank B Jones 49
    Ella Ray Jones 41
    Clide Jones 18
    Emily Jones 14
    Alexander Motz 22

    1930 US Census
    Name: Frank B Jones
    Age: 70
    Estimated birth year: abt 1860
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to head-of-house: Head
    Spouse's Name: Ella R Jones
    Race: White
    Home in 1930: Milton, Caswell, North Carolina

    North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
    Name: Franklin Benrogord Jones
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 12
    Birth Date: 5 Jul 1918
    Birth Place: Caswell, North Carolina, United States
    Death Date: 7 Apr 1931
    Death Location: Milton, Caswell
    Spouse's Name: Ella Clyde Ray
    Father's name: James Jones
    Mother's name: Margaret Connally




    Father: Thomas James Jones b: 02 JUN 1816 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
    Mother: Margaret Ann Connally b: 27 SEP 1826 in Caswell County, North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Ella Clyde Ray b: 11 SEP 1868 in Leaksville, Rockingham County, North Carolina
    • Married: 18 FEB 1885 in Leaksville, Rockingham County, North Carolina 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary Emily Jones b: 06 JUN 1895 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
    2. Has No Children Lizzie Ray Jones b: 06 MAR 1897
    3. Has No Children Franklin Beauregard Jones Jr. b: 08 DEC 1899 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
    4. Has Children Annie Connally Jones b: 14 MAR 1887 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Clarence Ray Jones b: 17 MAR 1889 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children Clyde Ray Jones b: 26 JUN 1891 in Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 315 (Article #388, "Franklin Beauregard and Ella Clyde Ray Jones" by Jean Bradsher Scott)
    2. Details: Anderson, George A., Compiler. Caswell County in the World War, 1917-1918: Service Records of Caswell County Men. Raleigh (North Carolina): Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1921
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