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John Jones
(ca. 1724-)
Elisabeth Scot
(ca. 1724-)
John Jones **
(1750-1825)
Agnes Young **
(ca. 1750-1819)

William Jones **
(1781-1840)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Greig **

William Jones **

  • Born: 6 Sep 1781, Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Christened: 16 Sep 1781, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Greig ** on 14 Feb 1801 in Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Died: 16 Jan 1840, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland at age 58
  • Buried: East Churchyard, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland

bullet   Cause of his death was Burned.

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bullet  General Notes:

The story of William's son George Jones and Margaret Hardie their ancestry and their descendants is recounted in Craig's book - In the Shadow of Feathertop A History of the Lives and Legacy of George Jones and Margaret Hardie . You can read about it here:
http://craig-fullerton.com/in-the-shadow-of-feathertop/

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Witnesses to his baptism were George Morrison & George Little. George Morrison was also a witness at his wife, Margaret Greig's baptism.

Their marriage was recorded on 10th May 1801 when they "produced Marriage Lines dated Edin(burgh) 14th Febry 1801 declared themselves to be married persons and paid the usual dues after which their marriage was recorded".

His death is recorded in the Prestonpans Parish Register - the age is consistent with our William. He is buried in the East churchyard.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Salter at the time of daughter Janet's birth on 17 Mar 1802 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland.

He worked as a Salter at the time of daughter Agnes' birth on 30 Jan 1810 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland.

He worked as a Salter at the time of son William's birth on 3 Jul 1814 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland.

He worked as a Salter at the time of son Alexander's Birth on 7 Jan 1819 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland.

He worked as a Salter at the time of son George's birth on 1 Feb 1825 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland.

He worked as a Salter according to his daughter Agnes' Death Certificate.


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William married Margaret Greig **, daughter of Alexander Greig and Janet Ross, on 14 Feb 1801 in Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland. (Margaret Greig ** was born on 17 Mar 1781 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland, christened on 25 Mar 1781 in Cockenzie, East Lothian, Scotland and died before 1870.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was recorded on 10th May 1801 when they "produced Marriage Lines dated Edin(burgh) 14th Febry 1801 declared themselves to be married persons and paid the usual dues after which their marriage was recorded"

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