William Jones was born in 1752 in Clehonger, Herford, England. He was the second child of William Jones (1727) and Mary Tompkins. William was a forth generation descendant from Simon Jones.
William’s lineage is as follows:
- G1: Simon Jones 1678-1716 & Theadosiae Cowell
- G2: Simon Jones 1698-1772 & Catherine Lewis
- G3: William Jones 1727-1776 & Mary Tonkins
- G4: William Jones 1752-1824 & Hannah Sanderson