Civil War Records of Charles Jones


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Corp.; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton    
MASSCW, 1:381

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 26-27 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI May 4, 1904 Invalid 1 314 839 1 085 678 Mass.  
April 15, 1905 Widow 826 264 608 403 Mass. Marilla H. Jones

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  9 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date February 23, 1905
Place Chelsea, Mass.
Age 66 years, 8 months
Cause heart failure
Obituary Concord Enterprise, March 1, 1905

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Mass.

(death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 1905/31, p. 418 [image],

Survived by Marilla H. Jones

Additional Information

Charles Jones was born January 6, 1839 in Acton, Mass. to parents Samuel and Martha Ann (Hanley) Jones (sources: pension file; Vital Records of Acton Massachusetts to the Year 1850: 71; death record).

Charles Jones, age 16, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 249/255) with Samuel and Martha Ann Jones. Also in the household was George Jones, age 14  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 31).

Charles Jones married Marilla Holmes Finney at East Burke, Vermont, on September 16, 1863 (pension file).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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