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Edward A. Jones

E.A. Jones
Full Name: Edward A. Jones
Birth date: 1836
Death date: September 3, 1900

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Edward Jones, Princess Anne, Maryland, lawyer, age 33, wife Lucy T. Jones, Bessey Jones (age 6), Lusia M. Jones (age 3), and George W. Jones (age 0).
    Census of 1880 - E.A. Jones, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, lawyer, age 44, born in Maryland, wife L.M. Jones, daughters Bessie (age 17), Susie M. (age 14), and Mattie (age 7), son Geo. W. (age 10). FamilySearch . 1880 1870
  • Edward A. Jones, born 1836 in Princess Anne, Maryland, died 1900 in Waco, Texas, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Includes reprint of obituary from Waco Times-Herald, 9/4/1900. Death date 9/3/1900. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 33. In 1868, E.A. Jones "commenced the practice of law in Princess Anne, Maryland. In 1871 he came to Texas and settled in Waco." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, Edward A. Jones. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, pp. 658-659, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, 28th Mississippi Cavalry, Colonel Peter Stark's regiment, participated in principal cavalry engagements under General Forrest. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, p. 659, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Died in Texas," 9/5/1900, p. 6. Mr. Edward A. Jones. "He was 66 years old and had been practicing his profession in the State of Texas very successfully since 1869, when he moved from Somerset County." The Baltimore Sun .
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