Abel L Jones

M, ID# 557, (1837-1906)
Abel L Jones|b. 31 Jan 1837\nd. 14 Oct 1906|p557.htm|James Jones|b. 16 Apr 1795\nd. 24 Jul 1860|p547.htm|Hannah Goodale|b. 4 Jan 1801\nd. 10 Oct 1882|p548.htm|Andrew Jones|b. 11 Jan 1767\nd. 23 May 1850|p560.htm|Anna M. Slough|b. 18 Jan 1770\nd. 21 Dec 1843|p562.htm|Johnson G. Goodale|b. c 1760|p3064.htm|Elizabeth Persall|b. c 1764|p3065.htm|

Great-grandson of James Jones.
2nd great-granduncle of Faye Louise Doyle.
Descendants of James Jones & Christianah Folk
Descendants of James Jones & Hannah Goodale
Abel L Jones
     Abel L Jones was born on 31 January 1837 at Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1,2 He was the son of James Jones and Hannah Goodale. He married Martha Bishop on 25 December 1865 at Lynden, Wentworth County, Ontario.3,2 He died on 14 October 1906 at Dundas, Wentworth County, Ontario, at age 69.1 He was buried at Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1

Abel Jones' obituary appeared in an unknown newspaper on 21 Oct 1906:
OBITUARY -- ABEL JONES The death of Abel Jones on October 14, 1906; whose wife predeceased him about a week ago, on October 4th; occurred at the residence of his son, Melvin Jones, Dundas, Ontario. He was in his 70th year, and had been a sufferer for about three years. He leaves to mourn his loss four sons, Melvin, Dundas, Oliver, Smithville, Ontario, Emerald, Guelph, Ontario, Roland, Toronto, Ontario, and Mrs. Kellar, Hamilton, Ontario. The funeral will take place Wednesday at 8:30 from the residence of his son, in Dundas, to Lynden Church for service, then to Troy cemetary for internment.2

Last Edited=26 Nov 2009

Children of Abel L Jones and Martha Bishop


  1. [S366] Descendants of James Jones & Hannah Goodale, manuscript, compiled by Walter Scott Jones; revised by Harley A Misener, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta. Online: http://www.fayewest.ca/documents/jones_descendants.pdf
  2. [S679] Raymond K Fink, “Amasa Roland Jones,” electronic files, Fink Family Tree (http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/193858: November 2009.
  3. [S175] Unknown author, Marriage records of Wentworth County, Ontario 1857-1869 (77 Grenville St., Toronto., Archives of Ontario, unknown publish date), MS248 Reel 17.