Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameJincy Owen Jones , GGG Aunt
Birth17 Nov 1808
Death2 Jun 1891, Gibson Co IN Age: 82
BurialSaulmon Cemetery, near the Gibson Co and Posey Co lines, near Poseyville, Indiana351
FatherEbenezer Jones (1763-1862)
MotherMary Wroten (1762-1829)
Birth1810, Harrison Co KY
Death14 Apr 1898, Gibson Co IN412 Age: 88
BurialSaulmon Cemetery, near the Gibson Co and Posey Co lines, near Poseyville, Indiana351
Marriage13 Mar 1833
ChildrenWilliam Davis (1834-1893)
 James Lewis (1835-1916)
 Harrison (1838-1917)
 John M. (1841->1891)
 Alfred W. (1842->1891)
 George Washington (1846-1932)
 Laura Jane (1848-1936)
Notes for Jincy Owen Jones
Obituary published in a Kansas newspaper in 1891:367

“Jincy O Jones ws born in Rowan County, North Carolina, November 17th, 1807, came with her parents to Indiana Territory in 1810 when three years old; became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in her eighth year. She was married to John Garten, March 13th 1833, living with him 58 years, 2 months and 19 days. Died-June 2d, 1891, aged 83 years, 6 months and 15 days. Her father, Ebenezer Jones, was a preacher in the M.E. church, beginning to preach in his 18th year. To use his own language, he enlisted under the banner of Christ at a time when his young companions were enlisting under Washington; continuing to preach about 80 years, living to the unusual age of 100 years. Sister Garten was the youngest of a family of fifteen children, nine brothers and six sisters, two sisters still living, one 95 (?) years old. One of her brothers was killed by the Indians in 1812, in his 19th year; two brothers were preachers in the M.E. church; two were physicians. Fourteen of them lived to be about grown; thirteen of them all grown men and women were all present at church with their father and mother at one time. She ws the mother of ten children; three died quite young, seven still live, six sons and one daughter; five sons live in Kansas; one son and one daughter in Indiana. Five of her sons were in the Union army and one in the Confederate, all returning home at the close of the war and all are still living.”
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