Christopher Cox Family

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  • ID: I0673
  • Name: Hardy* JONES 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1746 in Lunenburg, Virginia 1 2
  • Death: 21 JUN 1819 in Jonesburg, Surry, North Carolina 1 2
  • Burial: AFT 21 JUN 1819 Methodist Church Grounds, Jonesville, North Carolina 3
  • Military Service: BET 1778 AND 1782 Revolutionary War, See Notes 4
  • Note:
    The Ellison/McKenzie Family Tree, Georgia Ellison, OneWorldTree:

    Hardy Jones is listed as a private from North Carolina in the DAR patriot index, pg 374.
    In Early Elkin Jonesville History and Genealogy @1881 by Ruby Bray Camp.
    Established Cokesbury School on his plantation in Salisbury, NC.

    Town of Jonesville - originally named Martinsboro, and established in late 1700s near the David Allen Iron Works. The Jonesville Methodist Church was established in 1794 and was visited by Bishop Francis Asbury in 1785, an early Methodist Circuit rider. Hardy Jones, Revolutionary soldier for whom the town is named is buried on the church property. He died in 1819.

    OneWorldTree, contact unknown:

    Will dated March 25, 1819, Surry Co., NC. Gives 1/2 interest each in Yadkin Navigation funds to Alexander Jones and Samuel Jones.
    Enlisted Oct. 17, 1778 in Blount's Company, 10th Regiment, NC Continental Line for 3 years, and again in 1781 for an additional year.

    Sperry, Briggs, Stone, Thrush, Atwell Family Connections, Robert Ochs, OneWorldTree:

    Hardy fought in the American Revolution under the command of General Green. He was married four times, although none of his wife's names have yet been located. In his will, dated March 25, 1819, he mentions sons: Martin, Wylie, Hardy Jr., Dabney, William, Alex, Samuel, Alexander; and daughters: Elizabeth Parks, Ann Hunt, Sally Harris, Janet, Lucretia, and Ann.
    Sometime after the Revolutionary War, Hardy moved to Rowen County, North Carolina. He later moved to what is now Yadkin County, to the town then known as Martinsborough. The town was later renamed in honor of Hardy to Jonesville, where Hardy died at age 73 in 1819. In 1962 a marker to him was erected on the lawn of a Methodist Church in the area.

    OneWorldTree, contact unknown:

    or b. ,Surry,NC
    Jonesville, NC was named for Hardy in honor of his Revolutionary Service and
    being an educator. Dec 20, 1815 order of NC legislature. Established Cokesbury School on his plantation in Salisbury, NC

    OneWorldTree, contact unknown:

    !---Hardy Jones Served as Private in the North Carolina Continetal Line
    and there are DAR Records.
    ---Will of 3-21-1819 Surry Co. of Hardy Jones copy in possession of self
    ---Early Elkin Jonesville History and Genealogy @1881 by Ruby Bray Camp
    Jonesville, NC
    ---State Archives, Raleigh, NC, Inventory of the advancement by Hardy Jones
    Dec'd to daughter Sally Harris wife of Robert and to son Hardy Jones Jr.
    copy in possession of Mollie Coon
    ---State of North Carolina, Surry County, Superior Court of Law and Equity
    Spring tern 1820 copy in possession of Mollie Coon
    ---Estate Records North Carolina Archives, copy in possession of Mollie Coon
    ---According to Hardy Jones's sons, Rev. Dabney Phillip Jones and Alexander
    Jones, Hardy Jones fought in the American Revolution and "was under
    General Greene's command." (Hardy Jones is listed as a private from North C
    Carolina in the (DAR Patriot Index, page 374)




    Father: Samuel* JONES b: 12 AUG 1720 in Surry, Virginia
    Mother: Sarah* WILLIAMS b: 1725 in Virginia

    Marriage 1 Sarah* PHILLIPS b: 1751 in Mecklenburg, Virginia
    • Married: 1777 in Mecklenburg, Virginia 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Martin JONES b: 1777 in Mecklenburg, Virginia
    2. Has No Children Nancy Ann JONES b: 17 MAR 1779 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    3. Has Children Elizabeth* JONES b: 1781 in Jacksonville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    4. Has No Children Wiley JONES b: 1783 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    5. Has No Children Dabney Phillip JONES b: 10 AUG 1785 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    6. Has No Children Hardy JONES b: 1788 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    7. Has No Children Sarah JONES b: 1790 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    8. Has No Children William Spencer JONES b: 15 DEC 1791 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina
    9. Has No Children Alexander JONES b: 14 OCT 1800 in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina

    Marriage 2 Janet ALLISON b: 1751 in Granville, North Carolina
    • Married: 18 OCT 1805 in Granville, North Carolina 2

    Marriage 3 Lucretia Ann CLEMMONS b: 1751 in North Carolina
    • Married: 1807 in Jonesville, North Carolina 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Janet JONES b: 1808
    2. Has No Children Lucretia JONES b: 1809
    3. Has No Children Ann JONES b: 1810

    Marriage 4 Mary Ann WILLIAMS b: 1751 in Virginia
    • Married: 1816 in Jonesville, North Carolina 2

    Sources:
    1. Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records
      Repository:
      Note: www.ancestry.com
      Media: Ancestry.com
      Text: Edmund West, comp.

      Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
      [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.
    2. Title: OneWorldTree
      Publication: Compiled from various sources. The information has not been verified by this researcher and should be used only as a guide
      Repository:
      Note: www.ancestry.com
      Media: Ancestry.com
      Text: Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.
    3. Title: OneWorldTree
      Publication: Compiled from various sources. The information has not been verified by this researcher and should be used only as a guide
      Repository:
      Note: www.ancestry.com
      Media: Ancestry.com
    4. Title: OneWorldTreeSM
      Publication: Compiled from various sources. The information has not been verified by this researcher and should be used only as a guide
      Repository:
      Note: www.ancestry.com
      Media: Ancestry.com

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