G3: 1720 John Jones & Margaret Watkins

John Jones was born in 1720 in Clehonger, Herford, England. He was the first child of Simon Jones (1698) and Catherine Lewis. John was a third generation descendant from Simon Jones.

John’s lineage is as follows:

  • G1: Simon Jones 1678-1716 & Theadosiae Cowell
  • G2: Simon Jones 1698-1772 & Catherine Lewis
  • G3: John Jones 1720-1778 & Margaret Watkins
    • G4: Thomas Jones 1756
    • G4: John Jones 1758
    • G4: Margaret Jones 1760-1928
    • G4: Ann Jones 1765-1857 & John Stedman
    • G4: Gwenllian Jones 1765-1765
    • G4: William Jones 1769-1807 & Margaret Walter
    • G4: Thomas Jones 1771

G3: John Jones 1720-1778 & Margaret Watkins 1727

John Jones was born in 1720 in Clehonger, Herford, England. He was the first child of Simon Jones (1698) and Catherine Lewis. He was a third generation descendant of Simon Jones.

John married Margaret Watkins on Dec 4, 1755 in St Mary’s Church in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales when he was 35 years old. They had seven children.

John Jones died in December 1778 at the age of 58 in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales.

A summary of the children are as follows:

  • Thomas Jones was born on Nov 28, 1756 in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. He never married. We have no other info on Thomas.
  • John Jones was born on Jul 16, 1758 in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. We have no other info on John.
  • Margaret Jones was born on Aug 12, 1760 in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. She never married and died in June 1828 at the age of 67.
  • Ann Jones was born on Mar 2, 1765 in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales. She married John Stedman on March 3, 1793, in Bucknell, Shropshire, England. They had 11 children in 22 years. Ann died on January 2, 1857, in Dinmore, Herefordshire, England, at the impressive age of 91.
  • Gwenllian Jones was born on Sept 10, 1765 in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales and died two months later.
  • William Jones was born in Aug 1769 in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales. He married Margaret Walter on February 23, 1791, in Ystradfellte, Breconshire, Wales. William died in 1807 in Cwmdu, Breconshire, Wales, at the age of 38.
  • Thomas Jones was born on Feb 24, 1771 in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales. We have no other info on Thomas.

There are no other details available on any of these descendants at this time although we hope to update them later.