Cooper County, MO Families

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This gedcom contains all the Cooper Co. biographical sketches from the "1883 History of Howard and Cooper County" with a smattering of Howard Co. bios and about half the bios from the 1919 History of Cooper County Missouri by W. F. Johnson.

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  • ID: I702
  • Name: Jabez Jones 1
  • Sex: M 2
  • Residence: ca. 1740-1789 Buncombe Co., NC
  • Residence: 1790-1806 Lincoln Co., KY
  • Residence: SEP 1816 Barren Co., KY
  • Note: witnessed Claudious Bailey's will
  • Note:

    His name also appears as Jabus and Jabess.
    Birth Order:
    Samuel Jones
    Sally Jones
    Abram [Abraham] Jones
    Hannah Jones
    Jabez Jones Jr.
    James Jones
    David Wm. Jones
    Nancy B. Jones
    Lewis Jones

    We know he moved from North Carolina or Tennessee to Kentucky. He was in Barren County, KY on Aug. 30, 1811 when he signed a marriage bond for his daughter, Nancy, and Wm. Hunt. (1982 Reunion info from Helen Shrout.)
    LDS Info via Kay Oatas <DBTS04A@prodigy.com>: (Obviously lots of incorrect info - marriages dates the year before or afte birth! Also lists Tabitha as a Hunt.)

    Jabez Jones b c 1763 and wife, Nancy Beck, b c 1765 (no parents listed, no death or marriage dates) had the following children all probably b in KY):
    1. Samuel b c 1789, m Milley Spears, 17 Aug 1801*.
    2. David b 1 Dec 1790, d 8 May 1862, buried Bunceton, Cooper Co, MO, m Tabitha Nanna Hunt.
    3. James b c 1791, m Nancy Vandever, 13 Nov 1804*.
    4. Lewis b c 1793, m Elizabeth Mereiny.
    5. Nancy b 21 Jun 1795, d 20 Aug 1876, m William Berry Hunt.
    6. Sallie b c 1797, m George Chapman.
    7. Hannah b c 1799, m Charles Vanderver, 13 Oct 1801*.
    8. Abraham b c 1801, m Mary Inyard, 2 Sep 1800*.
    9. Jabus b c 1803, m Nancy Horton.

    Jabez lived in Buncombe Co.N.C. c. 1740-1789 and was on the tax rolls of Lincoln Co. Ky. 1796-1806. In Sept 1816 he witnessed the will of Claudious Bailey in Barren Co., KY.
  • Change Date: 14 MAY 2001



    Marriage 1 Nancy (Bean?) Beck
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has No Children Hannah Jones
    2. Has No Children Jabez Jones b: in NC
    3. Has No Children James Jones
    4. Has Children Sally (Sallie) Jones
    5. Has No Children Samuel Jones
    6. Has Children Abram (Abraham) Jones b: 1780 in NC
    7. Has Children David William Jones b: 1 DEC 1790 in KY
    8. Has Children Nancy Beck Jones b: 21 JUN 1795 in Warren Co., KY
    9. Has Children Lewis Jones b: 24 AUG 1799

    Sources:
    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Joanne Amick Comer's data
    2. Title: Tax Records of Lincoln Co., KY
      Text: 1796, 1797, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803

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