Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|38th MVI||Private; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862||must. out June 30, 1865, as of Co. H||Sudbury||farmer||age 18|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|38th MVI||March 11, 1893||Invalid||1 147 457||994 044||Mass.|
|March 10, 1899||Widow||693 578||487 474||Mass.||
Hannah A. Jones
XC 2 670 527
|Date||February 15, 1899|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, February 23, 1899|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||Hannah A. Jones|
George A. Jones was born in South Acton to parents Abel Jones and Annie Johnson (Boston death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org). [Abel W. of Acton and Ann Mariah Johnson of Lexington, married Aug. 30, 1843 in Brattleboro, Vt.--Vital Records of Acton Massachusetts to the Year 1850: 191].
George Jones, age 10, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 275/281) of Abel Jones, age 72. Also in the household were George Theadore Ames and Frank Waldo Ames. (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 34).
George A. Jones of Acton, age 24, a tinsmith, son of Abel Jones and Ann. M. Johnson, married Hannah A. Messinger, age 19, daughter of Daniel and Eliza, of Uxbridge, on Sept. 1, 1869 in Milford, Mass. (Milford marriage register, "Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910," v. 219, p. 255, American Ancestors.org).
George A. Jones, age 53, a retired Capt. with the Boston Fire Department, died February 15, 1899 in Boston (Boston death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
The name George A. Jones is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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