Civil War Records of George A. Jones


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

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 1 Page (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


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

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  73 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date February 15, 1899
Place Boston, Mass.
Age 53
Cause tumor
Obituary Concord Enterprise, February 23, 1899
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by Hannah A. Jones

Additional Information

George A. Jones was born in South Acton to parents Abel Jones and Annie Johnson (Boston death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," [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," vol. 219, p. 255, American

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,"

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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