G7: 1828 James Jones & Margaret Jenkins & Emma Caroline Slade

James Jones was born on August 16, 1828, in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He was the first child of Thomas Lee Jones (1799) & Ruth Thomas.

He married Margaret Jenkins and they had two children together. After their daughter Catherine died, the marriage ended in divorce and James Jones emigrated to the United States and settled in the state of Utah.

He married Emma Caroline Slade on Jan 2, 1871 in Salt Lake City. They had four children together.

James died on December 28, 1882, in Hyrum, Utah, USA, at the age of 54.

A summary of the children is as follows:

  • Evan Jones was born on June 14, 1851, in Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales. He was the first child of James Jones & Margaret Jenkins. He married Jane Griffiths on February 27, 1875. They had 14 children in 31 years. Evan died on November 25, 1923, in Glamorgan, Wales, at the age of 72. Details of his history is included below as G8: Evan Jones 1851-1923.
  • Catherine Jones was born on November 15, 1853, in Merthyr Tudful, Glamorgan, Wales. She was the second child of James Jones & Margaret Jenkins. She died as a child on February 16, 1856, in her hometown.
  • Sarah Ann Jones was born on October 23, 1871, in Hyrum, Utah, USA. She was the first child of James Jones and Emma Caroline Slade. She married Daniel Merrifield Denning on July 24, 1889, in Iona, Idaho, USA. They had ten children in 20 years. Sarah died on December 22, 1938, in Elsinore, California, USA, at the age of 67. Details of her history is included below as G8: Sarah Ann Jones 1871-1938.
  • Ruth Rosehannah Jones was born on May 24, 1874, in Hyrum, Utah, USA. She was the second child of James Jones and Emma Caroline Slade. She married Lorenzo Nielsen Ward on December 2, 1891, in Logan, Utah, USA. They had nine children in 19 years. She died on June 27, 1951, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA, at the age of 77. Details of her history is included below as G8: Ruth Rosehannah Jones 1874-1951.
  • Matilda Jones was born on February 8, 1878, in Hyrum, Utah, USA. She was the third child of James Jones and Emma Caroline Slade. She married Lorenzo Howe Young on October 8, 1896, in Salt Lake, Utah, USA. She died on October 22, 1897, in Iona, Idaho, USA, at the age of 19.
  • Ida Victoria Jones was born on April 7, 1880, in Hyrum, Utah, USA. She was the fourth child of James Jones and Emma Caroline Slade. She died on May 18, 1880, in her hometown within a year of her birth.