Harrison B. Jones


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Eleanor Mcguire Berry

Harrison B. Jones 1 2

  • Born: 20 Feb 1813, , , Georgia, USA 1 2
  • Marriage: Eleanor Mcguire Berry about 1842 in , Boone, Missouri, USA 1 2
  • Died: 17 Jan 1890, , Boone, Missouri, USA at age 76 1 2
  • Buried: Little/Jones Cemetery, Cedar Township, Boone County, Missouri 2

bullet   Other names for Harrison were H. B. Jones,2 H. B. Jones Harrison Byrdine Jones, William,2 Harrison Berding Jones,2 Harrison Byrdine Jones 2 and William Jones.2


bullet  General Notes:

NARA M-432, Roll 392, 1850 U.S. Census, Boone Co., MO, Dist. No. 8, p. 435, #1484/1484: Wm Jones, 40, m, Farmer, $300, Kentucky; Ellin, 38, f, KY; Mary,1 2, f, Missouri; Manlius, 7, m, MO; Moreton, 6, m, MO; Sarah A, 4, f, MO; Monterey, 2, m, MO; Eliza J, 21, f, MO.
NOTE: Mary and Eliza J. were properly surnamed "Little," children of the wife's first marriage.

To California during the Gold Rush (Switzler 1882, 362).

NARA M-653, Roll 608, 1860 U.S. Census, Boone Co., MO, Cedar Township, p. 745, #782/756: Harrison B. Jones, 45, painter, Georgia; Eleanor M., 47, f, KY; Manlanus T, 17, m, MO; Morton C, 15, m; Samira A, 14, f; Monterey C, 11, m; Victoria A, 7, f; Allice C, 7, f; Emma Cornelius, 4, f; Wm Cornelius, 22, m, Labourer, --/$65, Iowa.
NOTE: Birthplaces of most children omitted.

NARA T-9, Reel 676, 1880 U.S. Census, Boone Co., MO, 14th Enumeration District, Part of Columbia Township, p. 92, #5/5: Jones, Harrison B, W, m, 65, Farmer, GA/GA/GA; Margaret, W, f, 60, wife, Keeping house, KY/VA/TN; Coleman, Mariah, Mu, f, 17, servant, servant girl, MO/MO/MO; Jackson, Jeneral, B, m, 45, Servant, Work on farm, AL/AL/AL.

Kemper, Carolyn, ed., "Along the Santa Fe Trail: Excerpts from the 1850 handwritten diary of Harrison Byrdine Jones," GSCM Reporter 16:3 (Mary/June 1997), 73-78).

Subj: Harrison Byrdine Jones
Date: 09/19/2000 11:06:03 PM Pacific Daylight Time
From: Magan2868
To: Veasleyd

Hi! I have been researching my grandfather's family. His name is Alan Jones--Harrison Byrdine Jones is his great grandfather, Manlius Tompson is his grandfather. I have been searching for Harrison's parents. I f you would like to trade any info, please let me know. If you're interested in Manlius' family, I can give you some names.

Sincerely, Melissa Agan 2


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, Abt 1815. 2 Georgia


Harrison married Eleanor Mcguire Berry, daughter of William Berry and Rody Crews, about 1842 in , Boone, Missouri, USA.1 2 (Eleanor Mcguire Berry was born on 23 May 1813 in Missouri Territory Or Kentucky,1 2 died on 28 May 1863 in , Boone, Missouri, USA 1 2 and was buried in Little/Jones Cemetery, Cedar Township, Boone County, Missouri 1 2.)



1 Pete Douglass - edouglass@comcast.net, DOUGLASS-CREWS-COLLINS-BIGGS-ETC (http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=douglassec&id=I0185), Surety: 0.

2 Virginia Easley DeMarce - veasleyd@aol.com, Boone County, Missouri (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=vedemarce&id=I00917), Surety: 0.

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