G7: 1842 James Evans Jones & Annie Williams

James Evans Jones was born on December 25, 1842, in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He was the second child of William Jones (1796) & Eleanor James Evans.

He married Annie Williams on July 20, 1866, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. They both were born in Wales and came to America as young adults. They met on the wagon train heading west. James had started a small farm before they married and they worked together to grow the farm. They had a small log cabin to start and James built everything himself, including the furniture. They had 11 children in 24 years.

When they retired from the farm, they sold it to their sons and started to do some travelling. They had planned a trip after Christmas in 1916 and had 50 descendants gathered for Christmas. Annie fell ill right after Christmas and died on Dec 31, 1916. James died on December 10, 1919, in Malad City, Idaho, USA, having lived a long life of 76 years.

A summary of the children is as follows:

  • William Jones was born on May 1, 1867, in Malad City, Idaho, USA and he died on May 13, 1867.
  • David Jones was born on April 7, 1868, in Malad City, Idaho, USA and he died 4 months later on August 8, 1869
  • Annie W Jones was born on January 28, 1870, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. She married Isaac Evans on October 31, 1892, in Oneida, Idaho, USA. They had six children in 11 years. She died on April 2, 1946, in her hometown at the age of 76.
  • Eleanor Jones was born on December 16, 1871, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. She married John Henry McAllister on January 1, 1893, in her hometown. They had six children during their marriage. She died on December 21, 1908, in Malad City, Idaho, USA, at the age of 37.
  • Margaret Elizabeth Jones was born on October 1, 1873, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. She was married three times and had two sons and two daughters. She died on June 7, 1953, in Pocatello, Idaho, USA, at the age of 79.
  • James Tyler Jones was born on February 14, 1875, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. He married Sarah Mae Shupe on December 23, 1907, in Montpelier, Idaho, USA. They had four children during their marriage. He died on December 19, 1947, in his hometown at the age of 72. Details of his history is included below as G8: James Tyler Jones 1875-1947.
  • Mary Jones was born on November 1, 1876, in Malad City, Idaho, USA and she died as a child on August 11, 1879.
  • John William Jones was born on November 13, 1878, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. He married Margaret Louise Bolingbroke on April 4, 1904, in Oneida, Idaho, USA. They had five children in 10 years. He died on October 9, 1940, in his hometown at the age of 61. Details of his history is included below as G8: John William Jones 1878-1940.
  • Daisy Jones was born on August 28, 1881, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. She married William J Mandry on March 22, 1911, in Oneida, Idaho, USA. They had two children during their marriage. She died on July 6, 1969, in Tremonton, Utah, USA, at the age of 87.
  • Thomas Jones was born on August 6, 1884, in Malad City, Idaho, USA and he died as a child on June 1, 1886.
  • Gwenfred Jones was born on September 9, 1891, in Malad City, Idaho, USA. She married Norman Weston Crowther on August 2, 1923, in St George, Utah, USA. They had three children during their marriage. She died on December 4, 1974, in Pocatello, Idaho, USA, at the age of 83.