Robert Jones


In 1900 Rio Blanco County, Robert is farming, born April 1864 in Wales, immigrating in 1887.

Next household is Owen R. Jones Feb 1845 in Wales, immigrating in 1866, farming.

Next household is John Williams, June 1860 in Wales, immigrating in 1881, farming.

Also in Rio Blanco County in 1900, Robert H. Jones born Oct 1859 in Wales, married eight years to Jennie April 1873 Kansas.  Viola A. March 1893 , Winifred Apr 1895 and Morris R. Mar 1899 all three born in Colorado.
In 1910 Jackson County Oregon Robert is a teamster, and he and Jennie have Viola, Winnifred, and Morris.

This Jennie Jones is widowed in 1920 Jackson County, Oregon, with Viola A. 26, Morris R. 20, Theodore J. 17, and grandson Robert , 4.

In 1930 Cleveland, Ohio, Henry M. Jones, 27, born in Colorado, is a salesman in a wholesale market, and sister Winnefred 37, born in Colorado, is a bookkeeper at a produce market.

She might be the one in the California death index, born April 15, 1873 in Kansas, dying in Los Angeles March 24, 1947, father Morris, mother Johnson.


Thomas Wilson was born in northeastern Ireland and came to Canada as a young man. After marrying Jane Dunbar, they settled on a farm near
Stratford and lived there for about 20 years. Early in 1856 her folks, the Dunbars, had moved to Otoe County, Nebraska, several miles west of Nebraska City. About 6 months later Thomas and Jane and their family moved--arriving in November of 1856. His newly constructed home
became a stop for the overland team freighting and stage coaches. Latera post office was established there and it was known as Wilson. Later
the village of Dumbar was founded in that vicinity.
They started a dairy and their butter was shipped to Denver on the freighters. Jane Dunbar Wilson lived to be 93 years old and had continued the farming/dairy business for 40 years after her husband died.

Robert Jones was delinquent on taxes for his improvements in section 11 in 1890, and Robert cash-claimed a quarter in 11, 8N 48W in 1891.


Maybe the R.W.W. Jones, no occupation,  in 1880 Otoe County, Nebraska, with Margret, both 31, Watkins 3, and Edwin 1.

Robert W. W. Jones, Representative from the Sixth District, Otoe county, is one of the Republican members. He was born in London, England, July 16, 1849, and in the spring of 1868 located in Nebraska. He received a thorough education in his native country, and for some time taught school in Nebraska, alternating with farming. For the past twenty-two years he has been engaged in the mercantile business at Dunbar, Otoe county, in which he has been fairly successful. He was a Democrat for some years, leaving that party on account of the silver issue, and has since been a Republican, and while an active worker for his party's good, he has never before held office. Representative Jones was married in 1876 to Miss Margaret Wilson, and has an interesting family of four sons and one daughter. Two of his children are graduates from the University of Nebraska, academic department, a third is a graduate from both the academic and law courses oh the same institution and the fourth is still a student in the University.

1900 Otoe County Nebraska, a merchant, born Jan 1849 in England, immigrating in 1867 with Maggie March 1849 in Canada, immigrating in 1856, with Edwin H. born Dec 1878 and Beach Oct 1885, both in Nebraska.

RWW Jones is in Seattle in 1910, a county assessor, and he and Margaret have had four kids - W.W. is 33, E.H. 31, and W.M B 24, all Nebraska.

Beach registered in Seattle, born Oct 28, 1885, a cashier for the University of Washington, married to Muriel Jones.

Robert and Margaret are alone in 1920, in Kitsap County, Washington., and in 1930 Seattle.

Robert Watkin Weed Jones born Jan 16, 1849, died May 20, 1930 in Seattle.

Margaret died April 12, 1939 in Seattle  "Another obituary, this from Nebraska. Most likely the Nebraska City Daily:

Mrs. R. W. Jones Dies in Seattle Wash-Former resident of Dunbar, Nebraska was wife of a local merchant, dies at the home of her son Edwin Jones of Seattle, Washing, Friday April 12, 1939 a message to relatives states. She will ill nearly four years from the effects of several strokes. Mrs. Jones was born at St Marys, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Thomas and Jane Wilson. Mr. Jones who died in Seattle eight years ago was for many years a Dunbar merchant. She came here in 1856 and the family moved to Seattle 32 years ago. She is survived by her son Edwin and a daughter Mrs. Walter Mayers, Seattle. Two sons, Walter and Beach Jones, died since the family moved to Seattle, Washington. Relatives in these parts are William Montgomery, Nebraska City; Carl Wilson; H S Westbrook, nieces and nephews. She was an active member of the Presbyterian Church during her residence there. Funeral services were held Monday at 4PM in Seattle and burial was there." 

In 1910 Seattle Walter F. Meier is an attorney, 30 married two years, with Anna L. 29 Nebraska, and they have Ronald W. three months.

Anna, per her son's SAR application, was born Nov 24, 1880 and married Walter Frederick Meier August 10, 1908.