Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 20|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 22|
|MASSCW, 1:382, 414|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||March 12, 1891||Invalid||1 003 317||729 587||Md.|
|Dec. 4, 1906||Widow||859 405||646 890||Md.||Martha H. Jones|
|Date||November 11, 1906|
|Place||Port Deposit, Maryland|
|Burial||Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, Md.|
|Survived by||widow, Martha Hall Jones|
George Jones was born Nov. 30, 1840 in Acton to Samuel and Martha Ann (Handley) Jones (Vital Records of Acton Massachusetts to the Year 1850: 72).
14 year old George Jones is recorded as a resident of Acton in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 249/255) of Samuel and Martha Ann Jones. Also in the household was brother Charles Jones (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 31).
George Jones, age 19, farm laborer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Massachusetts in the 1860 federal census, in household of Samuel and Martha Jones (dwelling no. 42/45) in the 1860 federal census ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
George Jones married Martha H. Hall on Feb. 17, 1867 in Chester, Penn. (pension file).
The name George Jones is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
"George Jones (b. November 30, 1840, d. November 13, 1906," http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/o/n/Charles-F-Jones-MD/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0014.html
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