Jones, John C., fl. 1830-1860
Jones, John, 1815-1893
|Title: ||Reverend John Jones family papers|
|Dates: ||Bulk, 1805-1883|
11.0 Linear feet
(31 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
|Coll. Number: ||ms1065|
John Jones (1815-1893), Presbyterian minister, born in Liberty County, Georgia, resided in Savannah, Georgia. Married Jane A. Dunwoody, their children include James Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones (Dunwoody), Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of papers of Reverend John Jones and the Jones family from 1775-1928. Contains extensive family correspondence (1805-1942) including letters of John Jones; his wife Jane A. Jones; his children John Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones, Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones; his brothers and sisters Reverend Charles C. Jones, Mary Jones, J.N. Jones, and Sallie A. Dunwoody and her husband William J. Dunwoody. Records relating directly to John Jones include sermons (1830-1883), various diaries and financial ledgers, legal documents, and materials relating to the Presbyterian Church. The collection contains some material relating to various Jones family plantations in Georgia including Hopestill and Bonaventure. The papers also include scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, slave records, court records, and legal documents.
Organized into 6 series: correspondence; legal and financial; family papers and miscellany; account books, records, and scrapbooks; sermons; and photographs, memorabilia, and clippings.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Reverend John Jones family papers, ms 1065. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Processing Information note
There is not a box number 2, it was combined with box 1.
Photographs from this collection were removed to the Cased Image Collection, ms 3529.