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Free Genealogy Biography of Albert M. Jones,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Albert M. Jones

ALBERT M. JONES, farmer and coal operator, is a son of Robert Jones . He was born in Irwin township, in 1842, and spent his early life upon his fatherís homestead.

In September, 1861, he enlisted in Company K, Fourth Pennsylvania Cavalry , and at the end of eighteen monthsí service was discharged for disability. He re-enlisted in October, 1863, in the same company, with which he served until the war was ended, being wounded at Dinwiddie Court House, March 31, 1865.

Returning to his home he purchased his present farm, and in 1868 developed thereon a coal mine which he worked extensively for several years.

Mr. Jones married Miss Sarah Edmiston of Clarion county, Pennsylvania, who is the mother of five children: Albert M.; Frank; Katie; Annie, and Sadie.

Politically he is a Prohibitionist, a member of the G.A.R., and an adherent of the Church of God.

Source: History of Venango County, Pennsylvania: its past and present, including its aboriginal history, the French and British occupation of the country, its early settlement and subsequent growth, a description of its historic and interesting localities, its rich oil deposits and their development, sketches of its cities, boroughs, townships, and villages, neighborhood and family history, portraits and biographies of pioneers and representative citizens, statistics, etc.; Chicago, Ill.: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890.

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