William Henry Jones
Full Name: William Henry Jones
Date of birth: October 6, 1836
Date of death: April 5, 1913
Terms of Service top
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||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Belmont / Gonzales
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Belmont / Gonzales
W.H. Jones, Gonzales, Gonzales County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-1992
W.H. Jones, postoffice Belmont, Gonzales County.
Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature
Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News
W.H. Jones, Gonzales County.
W.A. Jones, Belmont, Gonzales County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch of William D.C. Jones (born 1866), Volume III, pp. 1493-1494. Relatives - brothers: Charles Hill Jones, William Henry Jones, Benjamin F. Jones, and George Washington 'Wash' Jones (Lieutenant Governor 1866-1867), sons of William Dandridge Claiborne Jones (1799-1892) and Rachel Burleson Jones.
A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
- Biographical sketch, W.H. Jones, pp. 129-130.
Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
- James Slaughter Jones, birth date 12/8/1875 in Bastrop County, death date 11/27/1924, burial in Bastrop, lawyer, spouse Vesta A. Craft. Relatives: Benjamin Frank Jones - father, James Slaughter Jones - son. Charles Hill Jones, William Henry Jones, and George Washington 'Wash' Jones (Lieutenant Governor 1866-1867) - uncles, James Slaughter Jones - nephew. Goodman & Allied Families and Wilson Family Trees; U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982.
- William Henry Jones, birth date 10/6/1836 in Tipton County, Tennessee, death date 4/5/1913 in Belmont, Gonzales County, Texas. Marriages to Sarah Elizabeth Hardeman (1858) and Carrie P. David (1871). Parents William Dandridge Claiborne Jones and Rachel Burleson. Branch Family Tree.
- Census of 1900 - W.H. Jones, Justice Precinct 2, Gonzales County, age 63, born October 1836 in Tennessee, spouse Carrie P., grandson Towns Albert W.
Census of 1910 - William H. Jones, Justice Precinct 2, Gonzales County, age 72, born in Tennessee, farmer, spouse Carry P.
- William Henry Jones, birth date 10/6/1836 in Tipton County, Tennessee, death date 4/5/1913 near Belmont, burial in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Gonzales County.
Find a Grave.
- W.H. Jones, "Ready to make laws . . . Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News.
- Mentioned in
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
- Obituary, "Death Claims W.H. Jones: Widely-Known Belmont Man Expires at home," San Antonio Express, 4/7/1913, p. 1, Column 7, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "In the eighties [he] was a member of the Texas Legislature."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Mentioned in obituary about son, W.D.C. Jones. "His father, W.H. Jones, was once state representative from Belmont, in Gonzales County." October 1955, p. 605.
Texas Bar Journal.
W.H. Jones, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
W.H. Jones, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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