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JACOBS, Deacon Davis
From an unnamed and undated New York Newspaper:
        At Holland Patent, August 28, 1868, Deacon Davis Jacobs, aged 72 years.
   Deacon Jacobs had resided in this section some 60 years, was honored and beloved by an extensive acquaintance, having lived as he died, ever exhibiting the faith which he professed.
   His funeral will be attended from his late residence, on Monday at 10 o'clock A.M.
Submitted by Dawna Holst

JOHNSON, Mrs. Edwin
Source: Utica Newspaper of December 9, 1912
Date of Death: December 8, 1912
OBITUARY - Mrs. Edwin Johnson. Mrs. Edwin Johnson, 81 years old, while entering her room three weeks ago fell and received a hemorrhage of the brain, which resulted in her death last evening at 10 o'clock at her home, 287 Oneida St. Mrs. Johnson was born and lived in Clayville during her youth. About 18 years ago she came to this city, and had many friends here who feel deeply grieved by her death. She was a woman of true Christian character and her beautiful disposition won her the love and respect of all who knew her. Her maiden name was Betsy Huggins, and she was married to
Edwin Johnson, who died a few years ago. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. James Garland of this city and Mrs. Donald Sheldon of Rochester, and one brother, George Huggins of Leonardsville.
Notes: Betsy (Huggins) Johnson's parents were Samuel Huggins (son of Samuel and Abigail Huggins of Paris, NY) and Mary Marinda Tuttle (daughter of Byman Tuttle and Mary Henry, of Paris, NY, in 1830 census). Byman Tuttle was born in Russell, Massachusetts, in 1781, son of Revolutionary War veteran Abel Tuttle and wife Sally Bishop, both originally from North Haven, Connecticut.
Their colonial New Haven lines can be traced in "Families of Ancient New Haven" by Donald Lines Jacobus. Edwin Johnson was a son of Lewis Johnson and Phebe Gross of Paris, NY (originally from New England), who are buried in the Sauquoit Valley Cemetery. Betsy's grandfather, the elder Samuel Huggins (husband of Abigail) is buried in the "Abandoned Cemetery" near Clayville, as detailed in the cemetery listings for Paris, NY, elsewhere on the Oneida County website.
Joanne Garland

Obituary Notice of OWEN R JONES born August, 1836, Anglesey, Wales  died October 4, 1906
He was a native of Anglesea, Wales, and was one of seven children who came with their parents to America in 1837, making their
first home at Oriskey, New York. A sister, Mrs. Elias Roberts, of Stittville, NY, is the only surviving member of the family.
In early manhood Mr.  Jones married Miss Ann Jones of Floyd, NY. Three of their five children are now living: Thomas L Jones of Auburn, Mrs. J J Bohn of Sacramento, and Dave Jones of Applegate. Mrs Jones died in 1868. In 1870 Mr Jones married Mary Jane Davis of Oriskey, who accompanied him to California, arriving at Clipper Gap in November of the same year.
Of the ten children both of this union the following survive: Mrs. EJ Temple of Lincoln, Mrs. CJ Causley of Sacramento, Mrs.
George Schimdt of Chico, Mrs Will Pritchard of Oakland, and Alice, Bert, Frank, and Arthur of Clipper Gap.
Alisa Judd

Mr. Hubert C. Jones, age 90, of Blairsville, Georgia, formerly of Utica, NY, passed away Tuesday, January 25th in Blairsville.
Mr. Jones was born in Oneida County, New York, on Sunday, July 25, 1909, a son of the late Hubert Morris Jones and Mary Elizabeth Prichard Jones. He attended Union College in Schenectady, NY and Pace Institute in New York City. Mr. Jones retired as a civilian from the United States Air Force as Deputy Comptroller. He was past master of Utica Masonic Temple, #47, and was a member of Ziyara Shrine Temple in Utica. Mr. Jones was a member of Union County Lions Club, Union County Chamber of Commerce, local AARP and NARFE, Brasstown Bald Chapter. He had been living in the Blairsville area for the past 24 years, and was a member of Coosa Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Emilie Wagner Jones, of Blairsville; son, Hubert A. Jones, of Blairsville; daughter, Elizabeth Hiers, of Winter Haven, FL; brother, LeRoy E. Jones, of Port Orange, FL; two grandchildren, Christopher and Dana Hiers, both of Winter Haven.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, February 1, 2000 at 1 p.m. from Coosa Methodist Church, with Rev. Earl Bishop and Rev. Orville Nelson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials be made to Hand in Hand Hospice, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.
The North Georgia News, February 2, 2000, Blairsville, Union Co., GA:
Bill Ward

Obituary Notice of JOHN R JONES born 1830, Anglesey, died January 17, 1902, CA
Born in Angesea, Wales, in 1830. When a mere child he came with his father and mother and seven brothers and sisters to the United States, and located in Floyd, Onida County, New York. At the age of 25 he came to California by way of Panama and arrived in Auburn in 1855 where he engaged in mining operations. In 1873 Mr Jones was married to Miss Bertha Beesy and the union was blessed with six children: John C Jones, Mrs. R H Warham, George W Jones, Miss Bertha Jones, Willie C Jones, Margaret Jones. The deceased leaves one brother, O R Jones of Clipper Gap, two sisters Elizabeth J Roberts and Ellen R Jones of Attica, NY. Buried in Odd Fellows Cemetary in Auburn, Sunday Jan 19, 1902.
Alisa Judd

JONES, Lucy Ingraham
Daughter of Benjamin and Lucy (Pitkin) Jones wife of Garner Jones
Rome Daily Sentinal, March 15, 1895
Bartlett, March 15 - The last of the old Landmarks removed.  Mrs Lucy Jones, relict of Garner Jones, whom she survived for forty years, and last of the early settlers of this place passed away last evening after an illness of several months, aged 93 years, 11 months, and 5 days.  She was born in Connecticut.  She came wither her husband to this place about the year 1829 and located on the farm where she died. Mrs Jones was noted for her strict integrity, force of character and kindness to the poor.  she retained her faculties to a remarkable degree until within a few days of her demise.  She professed religion when quite young and united with the Baptist Church.  She is survived by two daughters M. S. M. Carpenter and Mrs George B. Temple, both of this place, who have been untiring in their care for her.

JONES, Michael & Wm.
No dates/newspaper were provided.
Michael H. and Wm. F. JONES, only sons of William and Gwyn JONES, the former of Utica, on Sunday, Nov. 18, aged 26 years; the latter at the residence of his parents in Camden, Oneida county, N.Y., on Monday, Jan. 14, aged 24 years.
Their remains were deposited in one grave, in Redfield, Oswego County, N.Y.

JONES, William
William Jones, A veteran Contractor, Dies at Age of 94
Had Constructed 120 of the City's Stone and Brick Buildings and Many Frame
Structures---Built First Brick Sewer Here
One of Utica's oldest and most esteemed residents, who erected some of the city's most substantial structures, was an active worker in the anti-slavery movement, an ex-assemblyman and a hard worker in many projects calculated to advance the city's growth, has passed away in the person of William Jones. Death occurred at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon at 91 Howard Ave., where he had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. John Howarth, for some time.  Mr. Jones has been failing for about three years, but did not consider himself ill until the early part of this year.  Mr. Jones was well-known about Oneida county, and in the days of his greatest activity was one of the leading men of the section.  Besides six churches in the city, Mr. Jones erected the City Hall, two cotton mills and several fine blocks., superintended the construction of the Oriskany monument and was the first tointroduce the idea of constructing brick sewers in the city.  His passing will be the occasion of regret to many.
William Jones was born at Carnarvonshire, Wales, Jan. 17, 1810.  When he was eight years old, he went to work carrying mortar for his father, who was a stone mason.  Having learned the trade he went to Liverpool when 18 years old to obtain a better education.  His meager funds were soon exhausted and he shipped as a seaman aboard a vessel bound for Philadelphia.  He remained in that city one summer and then went South, working for a year at his trade in New Orleans,  Mobile and Pensacola.  Slaves did much of the work that Mr. Jones would have been pleased to do, so, after a visit to Charleston, S.C., he shipped again for Liverpool, proposing to remain on the vessel until it again reached this country.  He gave his uncle at Liverpool some plug tobacco, and, the customs officers becoming cognizant of the fact, threatened him with arrest for smuggling.  He made his way to his old home and remained there four years.  He married Laura Perry and came with her to this country in 1834.  He remained in New York three years and then came to Utica. Mr. Jones had resided in this city and in New Hartford ever since. Following his occupation as mason and contractor, he had constructed 120 of this city's stone and brick buildings and many frame structures.  He first secured work on the Utica State Hospital, then called the Lunatic Asylum, which was being built, and he worked there two years.  Then he began business for himself, and he had been in partnership at different times with Joseph Hirt, William L. Jones, Owen Jones and Thomas Birt.  Mr. Jones built the Tibbets and Bradish blocks, on Genesee street; the Barnes block, on John street, near Bleecker; the Ladies' Seminary; the Utica Orphan Asylum and the addition to it; the Utica Weigh Lock; the City Hall; Steuben and Hamilton street schools, which were the first two public schools in the city; Court street school and the addition to the State Asylum.  He built two additions to the Glove Woolen Mill and the wool warehouse, and after the Glove Woolen Mills were destroyed by fire rebuilt that factory.  He also built the Church of the Reconciliation, Grace Church, Grace Church Chapel, Calvary Chruch, St. Luke's the First Methodist on Court street, Bethesda Church on Washington street, and the addition to the First Presbyterian Church, which comprises the church parlors and the rooms over them.  At Forest Hill Cemetery he built the Childs's Chapel and the Cozzens and Stockings vaults, and also the chapel in St. Agnes's Cemetery..  He erected the Walcott and Campbell residences in New York Mills, ant one time considered the finest in this section, the bridge over the Sauquoit at Yorkville, large chimneys at Clayville and Ilion, the Butterfield flats on Layfayette street and superintended The construction of the Oriskany monument.  The last work in the building line that he did was as inspector on the laying of the sewer at the Masonic Home.  Mr Jones quarry in New Hartford furnished the foundation stone for many of the buildings he erected, and he had five or six men constantly at work there.
Mr. Jones was a strong anti-slavery advocate and his first vote was cast for James G. Birney, the anti-slavery candidate for President.  Oneida county contributed more votes for this candidate than any other county in the state.  Mr. Jones also wrote the first article against slavery published  in the Welsh language, it appearing in Dr. Everett's magazine, which was printed in Steuben.  Since the Republican party had been formed, Mr. Jones had been identified with it.
In 1877, Mr. Jones was elected member of Assembly from the 1st Oneida district on the Republican ticket.  During his term at Albany, he made a speech On the liquor question that made him one of the notable figures of the Legislative body.  The proposed Daly excise law was under discussion. John I. Gilbert of Franklin county made a speech opposing the measure, in the course of which he quoted Scripture.  Mr. Jones, who favored the Daly bill, had in his desk a Bible, and as Gilbert spoke, Jones searched through his copy of Holy Writ for arguments in reply.  He found several, which, not being a speaker himself, he sent over to Daly's desk, thinking that the author of the excise law would make an answer to the man from Franklin. Instead Daly  sent a note up to the Speaker's desk, suggesting that Mr. Jones be heard.  When Gilbert finished, Speaker Husted nodded to Mr. Jones. He had never made a speech, but Husted had indicated that he was going to say something and all eyes turned toward him.  Finally he arose and gave his views on the liquor question.  He said that the previous Sunday he had traveled twenty-seven miles through the rain in his district so he could vote intelligently on the question, and in every tavern he set foot he drank ale.  He said he was born in a tavern, and about the first thing he remembered was drinking ale, and he had drunk ale and whiskey since.  He quoted Scripture to support his argument, and when he concluded the House was convulsed.  His views were widely published.
Since 1888, Mr. Jones had lived at 91 Howard Ave.  For 22 years, he lived in New Hartford.  Mr. Jones's first wife died in 1843, and in 1845 he married Mrs. William Roberts, who died in 1885.  The children who survive are Mrs. John Howarth, John S., Mary Lane, Laura Ann and Edward G., all of Utica; ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive.

William H Jones Called By Death
Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock next Monday afternoon from the Ryan Funeral Home for William Hugh Jones, well known Richmond war veteran who died at his home, 4402 Appian Way, El Sobrante, Calif yesterday.
Mr. Jones was a world war veteran having served as a chief carpenters mate in the navy during the war. He was a carpenter by trade and engaged in that occupation after coming to Richmond 21 years ago. For a time he served as custodian of Memorial Hall.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lillian B Jones, a daughter, Betty C Jones, his mother, Mrs. Jane A Jones of Utica, New York, six sisters and one brother all of New York. Following the funeral Monday afternoon interment will be in the national cemetery at the Presidio of San Francisco
(The Richmond Independent Feb 27, 1941 pg 1)
DIED Jones, in this city, February 26, 1941. William Hugh Jones dearly beloved husband of Lillian B Jones, loving father of Betty C Jones, devoted son of Mrs. Jane Ann Jones of Utica, New York, brother of Mrs. Olwyn Cutter, Miss Gladys M Jones, Mrs. Catherine Casler, Mrs. Corrine Wilson, Mrs. Sarah Zlotnick, Mrs. Margaret Walrath and Floyd Jones of Utica, New York. A member of Richmond Lodge BPO ElksNo 1251, Carpenters Union of Richmond No 642. A native of Utica, NewYork, aged 53 years, 8 months, 25 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend funeral services Monday, March 3rd,
1941, from the Ryan Funeral Home, MacDonald Ave at Thirty-fourth St, Richmond, Calif commencing at 1 pm. Interment National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif (The Richmond Independent March 1, 1941)
Just a note: Corrine was living in Syracuse and Margaret lived in New Jersey. All the rest of the family lived at: 1513 Whitesboro St and 925 Mathews St after 1920.
Alisa Judd