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Free Genealogy Biography of Robert Jones,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Robert Jones

ROBERT JONES, son of Stephen, was born in Scrubgrass township in 1819, and followed farming until 1863.

He then enlisted in Company K, Fourth Pennsylvania Cavalry , and was commissioned second lieutenant. After six months’ service he resigned because of disability, but afterward re-enlisted and served until the end of the war, when he settled in Michigan and engaged in farming.

His wife died in 1876 leaving the following children: Kate, wife of Ira Marsh; Jane, wife of James Mansfield; Lizzie, wife of Weslie Mansfield; Albert; Stephen; Jackson, and George.

He married as his second wife Mrs. George McMurdy, by which union two children were born to him: James and Mary A. He died in March, 1886.

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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