Wiley Jones

Full Name: Wiley Jones
Date of birth: November 8, 1803
Date of death: August 13, 1867

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Gainesville / Cooke   Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, John Manson Mathis, Texas Under Many Flags, 1930, Volume I, pp. 178-179. Born 9/8/1870 in Smith County, Texas. (Created 9/17/2009.) HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, John M. Mathis, Volume IV, p. 1997. Born 1870 in Smith County, Texas. Selected as Clerk to Speaker R.T. Milner in 1892; Democratic elector in 1912; former member and chairman of Eighth District Democratic Committee. Son of Rev. John S. and Aurelia (Jones) Mathis. Relatives: John M. Mathis - grandson; Wiley Jones - grandfather. Aurelia (Jones) Mathis' father [Wiley Jones], "during his residence at Asheville, North Carolina, served as sheriff of the county, and coming to Texas after the close of the war located in Cooke county, which he represented in the state legislature and for many years served as sheriff." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Wiley Jones, Cooke County, age 56, born circa 1804 in North Carolina, living in household with Anna Jones. FamilySearch. 1860
  • "Wiley Jones was born on November 8, 1803. He married Annie Duckett. They moved to Leo, Texas where they remained. Wiley died on August 13, 1867 . . . " Jones Family, 2000.
  • Wiley Jones, birth date 11/8/1803, death date 8/13/1867, burial in Jones Cemetery, Cooke County. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.

Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Frontier Defense and Protection  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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