Abel L Jones

M, ID# 557, (1837-1906)
Abel L Jones
     Abel L Jones was born on 31 January 1837 in Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1,2 He was the son of James Jones and Hannah Goodale.3 He married Martha Bishop on 25 December 1865 in Lynden, Wentworth County, Ontario.4,2 He died on 14 October 1906 in Dundas, Wentworth County, Ontario, at age 69.1 He was buried in 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=4 Apr 2013

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: https://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. [S1653] Letter from Emery Coe Jones (New Westminster, BC) to Clifford Jones, 28 Sep 1958; copy privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). Letter contains a hand-drawn chart of descendants of James Jones. Letter details sources of the information., From James William Jones (Emery's grandfather) about 1900.
  4. [S175] Unknown author, Marriage records of Wentworth County, Ontario 1857-1869 (77 Grenville St., Toronto., Archives of Ontario, unknown publish date), MS248 Reel 17.