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Jerry Jones
Attended University of Kentucky, University of Iowa
Lives in Danville, KY
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Past postcards filled a box kept by my father since 1946.  The "Great War" had just ended, and he was part of the "Army of Occupation" that resided in Germany after the war.  On leave, he visited Switzerland, and collected a ...
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It certainly gets confusing sorting out all these folks with JONES surname.  The chronology (ch.) of the last several posts is based upon the named colony's ability to begin official treaty negotiations with their local ethic...
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Happy Birthday Dad!
My Dad is 88 years old today.  As a child growing up in the 1950's, I thought reaching the age of 60 years was getting "really old".  Now reaching the age of 88 is not that usual, and not that "really old" since I have passed...
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"...to those interested in the spectacle and romance of the past.", this cover states. First published in 1982, by a joint endeavor from the Wales Tourist Board and the Automobile Association, it contains reviews of over 80...
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Toward the end of WWII, Northrop produced a night fighter called the P-61.  It was given the name "Black Widow" after the venomous spider.  Wikipedia writes that no P-61 ever engaged in combat with a German jet fighter.  The ...
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To make violent strenuous efforts against opposition is one definition of struggle.  The conquest, colonization, and conversion of Albion between 1066 and 1284 is certainly one such struggle. The peoples England, Scotland, ...
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In the heart of Albion is Warwickshire.  Being in the center of things it had its share of the tough-of-war that has occupied the span of history.  The first JONES surname belongs to the Philip Jones family starting 1312.  ...
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It gets confusing...:-)
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Being in Germany 1946, must have had its unique experiences.  To have a weeks "leave" would certainly bring all the smiles to the faces.  Here are some. The back row certainly seems all smiling where my Dad stands back row ...
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It was the summer of 1779 that the "Illinois Campaign" had help neutralize the British forces north of the Ohio River.  A fellow who had been involved in this campaign was named Walker Daniel.  Along with his younger brother ...
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Family 1946...
Arriving Basle, Switzerland after months in war ravaged Germany 1946, must have been a delight.  My Dad kept a shoe box full of post cards and pictures of the days spent here.  Hotel Jura must have been one special stop over ...
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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