Jones Cemetery

Jones Cemetery (HMWQS)

Location: Frankford, DE 19945 Sussex County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 29.939', W 75° 23.569'

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By the 1840's, a group of local Methodists were meeting nearby in Jones School. Desiring a permanent place of worship, the congregation built a church in 1857
at a site one-half mile west of here. In 1861, Jacob Jones and his wife, Love Melson Jones, set aside half an acre of land at this location to serve as a burial place for the members of Jones Methodist Episcopal Church. Their home was directly across the road. Declining attendance eventually led to the closing of the church, which was formally abandoned in 1956. The cemetery is maintained by the descendants of Jacob Jones and Joseph W. Lewis.
Marker NumberSC 141
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Delaware Public Archives
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 465746 N 4261253
Decimal Degrees38.49898333, -75.39281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 29.939', W 75° 23.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 29' 56.34" N, 75° 23' 34.14" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21025-21057 Lowes Crossing Rd, Frankford DE 19945, US
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