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Jerry Jones
Attended University of Kentucky, University of Iowa
Lives in Danville, KY
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Family tree climbing has lead me from Kentucky, to Virginia, to London, to the county of Kent, and finally to the Vale of the Dee.  "Wild Wales" it was called by George Borrow in 1862.  Being on this side (USA) of the Atlanti...
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The northwest territories seemed to be a good place to get a new start for those with the surname JONES.  Early on did this surname arrive.  For Illinois it is a Thomas Jones who is thought to arrive around 1815. He is report...
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Names can be difficult at times, especially those Welsh names to those of us on this side of the great pond. (USA)  Many times, these names were given as locations to certain family members.  An example is Howel of Ruth, Rys ...
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Truth or falsehood?
Volumes of dialog have filled the pages of history regarding this Queen of the Scots.  She occupies a role in the history of ideas surrounding the religious beliefs of the day.  For my own family history (genealogy) she plays...
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Home sweet Home...:-)
It was 1946, and being in occupied Germany just after the War would produce all kinds of  emotions.  Something from "home" was always welcomed.  One of those reminders that made being away seem more acceptable to the recipien...
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Thomas Jones is the first to find his name among the legal records of Norfolk. [bundle 100/no. 30]  The dates of the records are 1558 - 1579.  The plaintiff is listed as "mayor, King's Lynn".  The reason is the chapel of St. ...
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The "vital signs" [physical measurements] presented last post list a serious of items that we all share. [Threads That Bind]  Each item represents a "normal function" of the organic platform which is in constant motion as we ...
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What was to become the "Town Lots of Danville" were sold by the estate of Walker Daniel starting 1785.  The first name to sign the petition for the founding of Danville was Harry Innes.  He became the next Attorney General fo...
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From 1492, the western nations of the world began their "name it and claim it" enterprises.  Religious beliefs were accepted, and served as a major driving force to those adventurers seeking their claim to fame.  [Either in H...
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  • genealogy, present
  • University of Iowa, University of Kentucky, University of Alabama
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Danville, KY
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Winchester, KY - Kentucky, Iowa, Alabama
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Retired after 27 years of teaching and practicing medicine. Starting doing genealogy at age nine due to my grandmother's family stories.  I haven't met a library I didn't like.
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  • University of Kentucky, University of Iowa
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The Jones Genealogist