Civil War Records of George Jones


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
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

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  28-29, 34-35 (PDF)


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

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date November 11, 1906
Place Port Deposit, Maryland
Burial Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, Md.
Survived by widow, Martha Hall Jones

Additional Information

George Jones was born Nov. 30, 1840 in Acton, Mass. 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, 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,"

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."


See also:

"George Jones (b. November 30, 1840, d. November 13, 1906,"



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