Emigrants and settlers: Jones

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Index of emigrants, sorted by surname, forename, and date of departure or record found abroad. Please note that these index entries are not hyperlinked to the transcriptions following the index—readers will have to scroll down the page.

  • Elizabeth Jones of Corbrackey and Robert Wetherell, 1909-08-21
  • William and Lucinda Jones of Derryanvil, 1909-04-24

Elizabeth Jones and Robert Wetherell, 1909-08-21:

Robert Wetherell, age 43, weaver, and Elizabeth Wetherell née Jones, age 30, housekeeper, emigrated to America on the S.S. Columbia, sailing from Londonderry on the 21st August 1909, intending to reside at Manchester in Connecticut.
Source: New York, Passenger Lists, 1820–1957. Roll T715 1897–1957, roll 1324. Original record: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls, NAI: 300346 (National Archives, Washington, D.C.). Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed 2017-07-06, by subscription).
☛ Link to page re: their marriage on 1909-08-07, and to page for US 1900 census. This looks as though Robert went home to Ireland to find a bride. However, Elizabeth does not show up on any of the U.S. censuses from 1910ff. It would appear that she died in the state of Connecticut in 1911. Source: Connecticut Deaths and Burials [Index], 1772–1934. Elizabeth J. Wetherell, female, 1911. Online at familysearch.org (accessed 2017-07-07), Indexing project batch no. I03304-6, FHL film no. 3343, ref. ID 306.

William and Lucinda Jones of Derryanvil, 1909-04-24:

William Jones, age 46, male, married, Farmer, reads and writes, British subject, Irish; of Portadown, Ireland; nearest relative or friend in Ireland: sister, Mrs. Annie Burns of  Derrycory [sic], Portadown; Lucinda, age 44, female, married; Sarah, age 17, female, single; Thomas, age 14, male, single; Lucy, age 11, female, single; Solomon, age 9, male, singleSource: New York, Passenger Lists, 1820–1957. Roll T715 1897–1957, roll 1256. Original record: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls, NAI: 300346 (National Archives, Washington, D.C.). Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed 2017-07-06, by subscription).
☛ Link to page re: 1901 census of Ireland enumeration for this family, and to page for US 1910 census enumeration in Queens, New York.

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