Wood Jones

Wood Jones

Male - 1783

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  • Name Wood Jones 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1783  [1
    Person ID I16148  mytree
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 

    Father Peter Jones 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Batte 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unity Claiborne 
    Married 1746  [1
    Children 
    +1. Philadelphia Jones  [natural]
    +2. Philip Jones,   d. 24 Apr 1789  [natural]
     3. Wood Jones, Jr.,   d. Bef Jun 1789  [natural]
     4. Mary Jones  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F5775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wood was recommended to be a justice of Amelia Co., VA, 21 Mar 1740, and qualified on 21 Aug 1740. He qualified to a military commission, 18 Sep 1741; took the oaths as major, 27 Dec 1753; as lieutenant colonel, 24 Jul 1760; and as colonel of militia, 23 Aug 1764; and as County Lieutenant, 22 Mar 1770. He was a member of the House of Burgesses from Amelia Co., VA, 1752-55, and was sheriff of Amelia Co., VA, 1761-62.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p206.


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