|Descendants of Benjamin A Jones
Generation No. 1
1. Benjamin A1 Jones died in Wilmington
Catholic Cem. on Market St. St Thomas
Catholic Cemetery. He married Sarah Herndon1 1850. She died in
Wilmington N.C. Catholic Cem. on Market
St.St Thomas Catholic Cemetery.
Notes for Sarah Herndon:
Was born near Southport NC Adopted by Mr
and Mrs Winder of Boston Mass upon the death
of her mother. She lived in Boston and spent summers in Southport NC.
In 1850 while on a visit to Southport she married Benjamin A. Jones
Lived to be 104 years old
Children of Benjamin Jones and Sarah Herndon
2 i. Abegail Virginia2 Jones2, born 08
October 1856 3.
+ 3 ii. Benjamin Franklin Jones, born February 1858; died 10 August
1892 in Hood
4 iii. Mark Anthony Jones4, born 11 September 1861 5.
5 iv. Rebecca Elizabeth Jones6, born 28 February 1863 7.
6 v. John Paul Jones8, born 26 December 1866 9.
7 vi. Samuel Martin Jones10, born 28 September 1869 11.
Generation No. 2
3. Benjamin Franklin2 Jones (Benjamin A1)
was born February 185812, and died 10 August
1892 in Hood Creek Trestle. He married Anna E. Henry 23 April 1875 in St
Thomas Catholic Church, Wilmington N.C.13, daughter of William
Henry and Jane
Jenkins. She died in Wilmington NC.
Notes for Benjamin Franklin Jones:
Was killed by a train at Hood Creek Tressle
According to family members, he was tired
so he sat down on the tracks and fell asleep.
Children of Benjamin Jones and Anna Henry
+ 8 i. William Francis3 Jones, born 17
February 1877 in Farmer's Turnout, Maco
N.C.; died 10 August 1968 in Whiteville N. C..
+ 9 ii. Benjamin Michael Jones, born Abt. 1878; died 09 May 1947 in
+ 10 iii. Lillian Elizabeth Jones, born Abt. 1880; died 10 November
1957 in Gastonia,
N. C. Buried Oakdale Cemetery.
Generation No. 3
8. William Francis3 Jones (Benjamin
Franklin2, Benjamin A1) was born 17 February
1877 in Farmer's Turnout, Maco
N.C., and died 10 August 1968 in Whiteville
N. C.. He married Dorothy Atlanta West 02 February 1899 in Wilmington N.C.14, daughter of John West and
Evelena Pridgen. She was born 10 October
1876 in Magnolia N.C. Duplin Co., and died 30 August 1969 in Md.
Notes for William Francis Jones:
5/9/42 Whiteville Columbus County NC
Buried Columbus Memorial Park, Whiteville Section1 Grave 4 Lot 201
SSN 240 64 1355
Was the first public defender for the eastern US
Notes for Dorothy Atlanta West:
2/24/1920 Address Odd Fellows Bldg Wilmington NC ie Letter of Introduction
4/20/44 1506 Meridian District Washington D.C.
7/25/1951 4251 6th Street S.E. Washington D.C.
Notes by Dorothy Jones
Arthur graduated June 1949
Went to Atlantic City Aug 1949
Marian, Arthur and I spent Sun. July 16 1950 at Gladys and Lydas
Arthur flies to San Antonio Texas July 19 1950
Marian and I went to Wilmington 8-4-51 came home 8-18-51
Lois bought car 9-1951
Snow that jammed traffic Dec 14, 1951 & Dec 18, 1951
Mammie Norris Visited me 5-4-52
Ben Jones died 8-8-52
Moved from Livingston 5-25-53 to 1701 19th St S.E.
Caryne recd habit 9-22-1953
May Alderman died Nov 12 1954
Moved to Maryland March 28 1956
Moved to 6109 Eastern Ave Tacoma Park Md April 18 1957
Lillie Jarman Died 11-10-1957
Moved to 3000 Conn. Ave 8-22-1960
Left St Ann's 8-15-1961
Caryne recd habit 4-21-45 1st time
Mary died May 6th 1945
Mrs. Callahan died 12-16-1945
Mrs. Shanahan died Oct 1945
Taught school before she married.
Attended University of North Carolina for teaching certificate
Sold educational books after her children were grown
Sold SOS Pads door to door.
Marian said in one of her tapes that her mother was afraid of the dark.
Children of William Jones and Dorothy West
+ 11 i. William Leo4 Jones, born 25
October 1899 in Wilmington N.C.; died 08
1983 in Manassas Va..
+ 12 ii. Marian West Jones, born 30 April 1903 in North Carolina; died
15 January 1999
in Forestville, Maryland.
13 iii. Dorothy West Jones, born 19 February 1905; died 03 March
14 iv. Horrace West Jones, born 30 June 1906 in Wilmington Nc; died 10
April 1942 in
Notes for Horrace West Jones:
Certificate of Death Florida
Worked for Gulf Oil Corporation on the S.S. Gulf-America
Civilian death due to operations of war
Washington Daily News Tuesday Sept 29 1942
DIED ON TANKER
Horace Jones lost his life last
February(April) when the tanker in which
returning from Port Arthur, Tex was sunk by a German submarine.
Jones, his mother, said that her son died a hero. Officials of
company said that Mr. Jones stayed in the engine room cutting off the steam
and preventing an explosion until 28 members of the crew escaped.
It was too late
to get away safely by the time Mr. Jones left the ship in the last
Until recently Mr. Jones was an engineer
at the National Press Club Building.
Before that he had been at sea for
14 years. When war was declared,he went
back on a Merchant Marine
Buried Cedar Hill Cemetery Lot 83 Site 3
Awarded post-humously 5/22/1944 Mariner's Medal
Two confirmations were recorded by St Mary's
4-25-1915 Name Peter
4-29-1917 Name Patrick
15 v. Lois West Jones, born 19 January
Notes for Lois West Jones:
Name chosen for confirmation Rita
16 vi. Caryne West Jones, born 15
9. Benjamin Michael3 Jones (Benjamin
Franklin2, Benjamin A1) was born
Abt. 1878, and
died 09 May 1947 in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.16. He
married Frances Dixson17.
Children of Benjamin Jones and Frances
17 i. Mary Frances4 Jones.
Notes for Mary Frances Jones:
Buried at Maco
18 ii. Benjamin Michael Jones, born 06
November 1918 in Wilmington,
N.C.18; died 08
August 1952 in Rocky Mount Hosp. Rocky Mount N.C.19. He married
Helen E. Chigmar 13 November 194320.
10. Lillian Elizabeth3 Jones (Benjamin
Franklin2, Benjamin A1)21 was
188022, and died 10 November 1957 in Gastonia, N. C. Buried
She married Robert H Jarman 28 December 1904 in St Thomas
Catholic Church, Wilmington N.C.24.
Children of Lillian Jones and Robert Jarman
19 i. William4 Jarman25, born Abt. 1909
Notes for William Jarman:
Name chosen for Confirmation James
20 ii. Veronica Jarman, born Abt. 1906 27.
Notes for Veronica Jarman:
Name chosen for confirmation Elizabeth
Generation No. 4
11. William Leo4 Jones (William Francis3,
Benjamin Franklin2, Benjamin A1) was born 25
October 1899 in Wilmington N.C., and died 08 December 1983 in Manassas
Va.. He married Lillian Laura Deglaintoni Robinson 02 November
1922 in San
Francisco Ca. She was born 08 February 1901 in San Francisco. Ca, and died 01
January 1976 in Staunton Va..
Children of William Jones and Lillian
21 i. Marian Florence5 Jones, born 26
November 1924 in San Francisco.
Ca. She married
James Joseph McCafferty 19 October 194628; born 04 April
1921 in Ballyshannon,
Donegal, Ireland; died 19 March 1996 in Riverdale Ga..
Notes for Marian Florence Jones:
Named after Marian W. Jones and Flossy (Florence) Degliantoni.
22 ii. Beverly Mary Jones, born 14 May
1926 in San Francisco, Ca. She
married Frederic Louis Regeimbal 25 October
1952 in Alexandria, Va.
23 iii. William Wright Jones, born 17
12. Marian West4 Jones (William Francis3,
Benjamin Franklin2, Benjamin A1) was born 30
April 1903 in North Carolina29, and died 15 January 1999 in Forestville, Maryland30. She married Arthur
Leo Robitaille, Sr. 15 May 1930 in
Washington, D.C., son of Louis Robitaille and Elizabeth Farrell. He
was born 23
February 1892 in Lowell, Mass, and died 04 March 1974 in District Heights
Notes for Marian West Jones:
Address approx 1924 from prayer book #7 1477 Newton Street NW Washington D.C.
Baptism St Mary's Pro -Cathedral
Certificate of Baptism - Church of Saint Mary's Corner S. 5th and Ann
Streets, Wilmington NC 10-18-1903
Sponsors: Benjamin M. Jones and Madge Reilly
High school graduation certificate Saint May's High school Wilmington
Marian was working for Postal Telegraph Co. when she met Arthur.
Notes for Arthur Leo Robitaille, Sr.:
Baptism St Peters
Army 26th Division
In 1927 he met Marian in Washington D.C. while selling goods door to
He lost his job during the Depression and worked as a stock boy.
He attended school through the 11th grade and studied drafting
Battles Arthur was involved in:
He received metal for the following battles:
Uncle Johnny said that Granddaddy was
responsible for taking care of the horses
during their trip overseas. When the weather got rough, he had
to put the
horses in slings to keep them from getting hurt.
Aunt Caryne Ellen said that he used to
have to shovel manure at night so that the
German uboats would not detect them.
Children of Marian Jones and Arthur
24 i. Arthur Leo5 Robitaille, Jr., born
21 August 1931 in Providence Hosp. D.C.;
died 22 October 1997 in Leonardtown Md. He married Ursula Alma
03 November 1951 in Berlin, Germany; born 08 January 1932 in Berlin, Germany.
Notes for Arthur Leo Robitaille, Jr.:
Grandma's Bible Typed sheet
Born 10pm Providence Hospital
Baptism 9/13/31 St Paul's Reverend Dacey
Sponsor Wm L. Jones and Caryne W. Jones
named after Arthur Sr.
25 ii. Dorothy Anne Robitaille, born 01
June 1933 in Washington, D.C.. She married
Leroy Heffner Johnson 20 June 1953 in St Theresa's; born 26 July 1929 in
Ceder Grove Md; died 25 January 1986 in Washington D.C..
Notes for Dorothy Anne Robitaille:
Born Providence Hospital 2:40pm
Baptism Shrine of the Sacred Heart
Sponsor Dorothy A. Jones
named after Dorothy A. Jones
26 iii. Mary Elizabeth Robitaille, born
13 January 1935 in Washington DC. She married
Desmond Carlyle Hampton Jr. 20 June 1953 in Washington DC; born 30
September 1934 in Washington D.C..
Notes for Mary Elizabeth Robitaille:
Born 3:22pm Georgetown
Baptism Shrine of the Sacred Heart
named after Arthur's mother. Elizabeth Ferrell
Marriage Notes for Mary Robitaille and Desmond Jr.:
27 iv. John Paul Robitaille, born 23 May
Notes for John Paul Robitaille:
Born 3:54pm Providence Hospital
Baptism 6/21/36 St Peters
Sponsors: John F Butler and Caryne Jones
Named for St. John
28 v. Caryne Ellen Robitaille, born 18
March 1940. She married Paul Anthony Forster
22 August 1964 in District Heights Maryland; born 21 May 1937.
Notes for Caryne Ellen Robitaille:
Born 11:20 am Providence Hospital
Baptism St Peter's
Sponsor Caryne Jones
1. St Thomas Church Records, 60 #47,
Rebecca's Baptism lists her surname as
2. St Thomas Church Records, List of Parisnoners, Jones, Abegail
3. St Thomas Church Records, 16 #7, Baptism.
4. St Thomas Church Records, List of Parishoners.
5. St Thomas Church Records, 62 #6, Baptism.
6. St Thomas Church Records, List of Parishoners.
7. St Thomas Church Records, 60 #47.
8. St Thomas Church Records, List of Parishoners.
9. St Thomas Church Records, 62 # 6A.
10. St Thomas Church Records, List of Parishoners.
11. St Thomas Church Records, 60 #46, Baptism.
12. St Thomas Church Records, 214 # 31, Baptism Record.
13. St Thomas Church Records, Marriage #144.
14. History of North Carolina Vol VI p 234.
15. Died of Measles, From Marian J Robitaille's Tape Recorded 1982.
16. St Mary's Death Register.
17. St Marys Death Register.
18. St Mary's Baptism Records.
19. St Mary's Death Register.
20. St Mary's Record of Marriage.
21. St Thomas Church Records, 8, Marriage Record.
22. picture of head stone.
23. St Mary's Death Register.
24. St Thomas Church Records, 8, Marriage Record.
25. St Mary's Death Register.
26. St Mary's Register of Confirmations, 65.
27. St Mary's Register of Confirmations, 63.
28. wedding invitation.
29. St Mary's Baptism Records.
30. Death Certificate Jan 15, 1999 Maryland.