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Leah M. (Jones) Burdick Pedigree

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Origin of the surname "Jones:"

 

 

Generation

 

4  

 

3   Richard Jones

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1818 in Wales; parents of foreign birth.  Died .

 

1870 US Census: Richard Jones, age 52 (b. Wales) and employed as a blacksmith who made , was heading a household in New Castle Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.  His parents were of foreign birth, and his real estate was valued at $2,000; no personal property value.  The household also included his wife, Rachel Jones, age 37 (b. PA); son, Richat Jones, age 5 (b. PA); and daughter, Mary Jones, age 3 (b. PA).

 

1880 US Census: No record found for Richard or Rachel Jones.

 

2. Wife: Rachel Elder

 

Born December 1835 in Pennsylvania; daughter of Arthur Elder of Pennsylvania.  Died .

 

1820 US Census: Arthur Elder was heading a household in Slippery Rock Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

 

1830 US Census: Arthur Elder was heading a household in Slippery Rock Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

 

1840 US Census: Arthur Elder was heading a household in Slippery Rock Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

 

1850 US Census: No record found for Rachel or Arthur Elder.

 

1860 US Census: Arthur Elder, age 70 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Slippery Rock Township (Slippery Rock Post Office), Butler County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his daughter, Rachel Elder, age 26 (b. PA); son, Arthur Elder, age 25 (b. PA) and employed as a farm? agent; and Frank Shapin, age 38 (b. PA) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1880 US Census: No record found for Richard or Rachel Jones.

 

1900 US Census: Rachel Jones, age 64 (b. Dec 1835 in PA; parents b. PA) and widowed, with no occupation, was heading a single-person household at 136 16th Street in the City of San Diego, San Diego County, California.  She had had 2 children, both still alive.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Richard A. Jones: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Mary Jones: Born about 1867 in Pennsylvania.

 

2   Richard A. Jones

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 December 1864 in Pennsylvania.  Died 4 September 1945 at San Diego, San Diego County, California.  Note: CA death index says the maiden name of Richard's mother was Elder.

 

1900 US Census: Richard A. Jones, age 35 (b. Dec 1864 in PA; father b. Wales; mother b. PA) and employed as a commissioned salesman, was heading a household at 37 16th Street in the City of San Diego, San Diego Township, San Diego County, California.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Mary Jones, age 31 (b. Jan 1869 in England; parents b. England), who immigrated to the US in 1887 and had had 4 children, both still alive; daughter, Leah Jones, age 7 (b. Dec 1892 in CA; father b. PA; mother b. England); and daughter, Florence Jones, age 3 (b. Jan 1897 in CA; father b. PA; mother b. England).

 

Note: In 1900 this is the only Leah Jones enumerated in San Diego, California, where Lewis C. Burdick resided.

 

1910 US Census: Richard A. Jones, age 45 (b. PA; father b. Wales; mother b. PA), with his own income, was heading a household at 1187 Logan Avenue in the City of San Diego, San Diego Township, San Diego County, California.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Mary W. Jones, age 46 (b. MA; parents b. MA), with no record of children; mother, Rachel E. Jones, age 82 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; mother-in-law, Caroline Walker, age 83 (b. CT; parents b. CT), who had had 3 children, 1 of whom was still alive; daughter, Leah M. Jones, age 17 (b. CA; father b. PA; mother b. England) and single; and daughter, May Florence Jones, age 13 (b. CA; father b. PA; mother b. England).

 

Note: In 1910 this is the only Leah Jones enumerated in San Diego, California, where Lewis C. Burdick resided.

 

1920 US Census: Richard A. Jones, age 55 (b. PA; father b. Wales; mother b. PA) and employed as a salesman in the provisions industry, was heading a household at 3734 Sisch? Street in the City of San Diego, San Diego Township, San Diego County, California.  The household also included his wife, Mary W. Jones, age 56 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT); and mother-in-law, Caroline Walker, age 93 (b. CT; parents b. CT) and widowed.

 

Note: In 1920 no one named Leah Jones was enumerated in San Diego, California.

 

1930 US Census: Richard A. Jones, age 65 (b. PA; father b. Wales; mother b. PA) and not employed, was heading a household at 3430 28th Street in the City of San Diego, San Diego Township, San Diego County, California.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $8,000.  The household also included his wife, Mary W. Jones, age 66 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT), who married 1st at age 39.

 

Note: In 1930 no one named Leah Jones was enumerated in San Diego, California.

 

1940 US Census: Richard A. Jones, age 75 (b. PA) and widowed, with no occupation recorded, was heading a single-person household at 3430 28th Street in the City of San Diego, San Diego Township, San Diego County, California.  He had completed 6th grade, and his residence was valued at $3,200.  On 1 Apr 1935 he resided in the same house.

 

Note: In 1940 a Leah Jones, female, age 46 (b. OR) was enumerated in San Diego, California with her son, LeRoy C. Jones and son, Francis, S. Jones, so this Leah's maiden name was probably not Jones.

 

2. Wife #1: Mary (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born January 1869 in England.  Died .  Married Richard A. Jones about 1889.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Leah M. Jones: See generation 1, below.

 

(2. May Florence Jones: Born January 1897 in California.

 

3. Wife #2: Mary W. (?)

 

Born about 1864 in Massachusetts.  Married Richard A. Jones about 1904.

 

1   Leah M. Jones:

 

Born December 1892 in California.  Died California.  Died .  Married Lewis Carlisle Burdick in 1914; divorced in 1924.  No subsequent record found for Leah (Jones) Burdick.

 

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