Jones Cemetery / General James Jones

Jones Cemetery / General James Jones (HMIRW)

Location: Ridge Spring, SC 29129 Saluda County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 50.978', W 81° 40.674'

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[Front]
This is the family cemetery of Mathias Jones (1779-1829), planter, merchant, and state representative 1814-17. Jones moved from Virginia to Ridge Spring, in what was then Edgefield District, about 1800. He, his wife Clara Perry Jones (1786-1841), and 4 of their 12 children are buried here. The 1887 will of daughter Elizabeth Watson set up an endowment for perpetual maintenance.

[Reverse]
Gen. James Jones (1805-1865), the son of Mathias & Clara Jones, is buried here. A partner in textile mills at Graniteville and Vaucluse, he was chairman of commissioners to build the State House 1855-61. Jones also served as adjutant & inspector general 1836-41, chairman of the board of visitors of the Citadel and the Arsenal Academy 1842-65, and state quartermaster general 1863-65.
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HM NumberHMIRW
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Marker Number41-11
Year Placed2006
Placed ByRidge Heritage Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 437286 N 3745690
Decimal Degrees33.84963333, -81.67790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.978', W 81° 40.674'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 58.68" N, 81° 40' 40.44" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-108 Saluda Rd, Ridge Spring SC 29129, US
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