John/1 Jones

M, #5380, (say 1638 - 22 June 1673)
Last Edited:24 Mar 2018

Children with Dorcas (–?–):

  • Samuel/2 Jones7 b. 8 Oct 1648, d. 5 Jan 1717/18
  • Ephraim/2 Jones8 b. 6 Jan 1650/51, d. 23 Jan 1676
  • Elizabeth/2 Jones9 b. 11 Feb 1652
  • John/2 Jones+10 b. 6 Jul 1656, d. 14 Feb 1725/26
  • Rebecca/2 Jones11 b. 8 Mar 1662/63, d. 17 Jul 1712
Signature of John Jones, dated 22 Aug 1653.
John/1 Jones, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, married, circa 1645, as her 1st husband, Dorcas (–?–).1 He removed from Cambridge to Concord about 1650, and was admitted a freeman 22 May of that year.1,2 22 Aug 1653, John Jones was one of a number of Concord signatories to an agreement to contribute an aggregate of £5 yearly to "the colledge at Cambridge," later Harvard College, for a term of seven years.3 Resided in Concord's North District, near the 1835 habitation of James Jones.1 His taxes for 9 lots comprising 351 acres at Concord were abated in the 1666 tax list.4
     He died at Concord 22 Jun 16735, and his widow married (2), 1674, Lt. William/1 Buss of Concord.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 376–77, Jones genealogy.
  2. [S222] Lucius R. Paige, "Massachusetts Freemen," 22, John Jones.
  3. [S1756] Charles Henry Pope, Willard Genealogy, "The Concord Subscription," vii-viii. Full particulars of this document may also be found at https://www.colonialsociety.org/node/675
  4. [S182] Shattuck, Hist. Concord, 37, 1666 tax list.
  5. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 17, John Jones d.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 18, William Buss/Dorcas Jones m.
  7. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 1:401, Samuel Jones b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 10, Efram Jones b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 10, Elizabeth Jones b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 10, John Jones b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 10, Rebake Jones b.