John “Jack” Daniel Jones and Beady Trevathan – Martha Peebles Families, 1856 – 2009

THE FAMILY OF JOHN “JACK” DANIEL JONES, SR [1856 - 1925] and HIS TWO WIVES: BEATY TREVATHAN [1860 - 1882] and MARTHA ANN PEEBLES [1861 - 1940]

Submitted by  Earl P. Bell, Jr.

Posted: 29 October 2009

Research:  Ongoing

[Also, some of the credit for this file goes to Peggy Barnes Poplin, who was raised in Nash County, NC and whose mother was Bertha Ann Jones Barnes.  Peggy lives in Ahoskie, Hertford County, NC.  We had numerous conversations, especially in 2009, about the information contained in this file.]

JACK AND BEADY TREVATHAN JONES are the maternal great grandparents of Earl P. Bell, Jr.

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RELATED JONES FAMILIES:   BAKER, BARNES, BELL, BENNETT, BLACK, BRAGG, BRIDGER, CAMPBELL, DAUGHTRIDGE, DEW, DILLARD, HIRSCHFELD, HOWARD,  JENKINS, JOYNER, McCANDLESS, PEEBLES, PIERCE, PROCTOR, RINEHART, STILLWELL, TAYLOR, TREVATHAN, WEBB, WILLIAMS and WINSTEAD

FAMILY OF JOHN “JACK” DANIEL JONES and his two wives:  BEADY TREVATHAN and MARTHA ANN PEEBLES of Coopers and Oak Level Townships, Nash County, North Carolina.


JOHN “JACK” DANIEL JONES, SR.

Born: 24 November 1856

Where: Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA

Married: 3 Sepember 1881

Where:  Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA

Died: 22 October 1925

Where: Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Buried: Wells Cemetery [misnamed the E. B. Barnes Cemetery in Rackley & Tar River Connection Survey]  located in Oak Level Twp., west side of State Road 1703 [Barnes Hill Road], north of State Road 1717 [Sandy Cross Road], his NC Death Certificates states clearly that he is buried in the Wells Cemetery,  Other JONES FAMILY members buried in Wells Cemetery are BAUZY W. JONES [4 June 1918 - 12 March 1920]; CALVIN M. JONES [1888 - 1948];  J. E. JONES (JAMES “JIMMIE” JONES) [1 January 1900 - 14 July 1946];  MAGDALENE JONES [19 June 1923 - 1 May 1925] and MARTHA ANN JONES [1861 - 1940].  The NC Death Certificates for Jack Jones, his second wife Martha Ann Peebles, his son Calvin Martin Jones, Sr. and Calvin’s wife Lillie Belle Joyner correctly identify the Wells Cemetery as their place of burial.

[In 1902,  JOHN DANIEL JONES, at the age of 45, identifies CALVIN JONES as his father]

FIRST WIFE:  BEADY [or Bedie] TREVATHAN*

Born:  1860

Where:  Black Creek Township, Wilson County, North Carolina, USA

Married: 3 September 1881

Where:  Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA

Died:  26 May 1882

Where: Cooper’s Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Buried:  unknown

[* daughter of BENJAMIN TREVATHAN [1822 - July, 1887] and SARAH “SALLIE” ELIZABETH WILLIAMS.  They married in Edgecombe County, NC on 20 May 1846]

DAUGHTER OF JACK AND BEADY TREVATHAN JONES:

1.  MARY ELIZABETH JONES*, grandmother of Earl P. Bell, Jr., of Olympia Fields, IL; Mary Alice Bell Bragg of Raleigh, NC; William Hansel Bell [1942 - 2009] of Benicia, California , Barrett Proctor McCandless, deceased, lived in Hawaii; Saunders Proctor Black of Stanley, NC and Elizabeth “Beth” Jenkins Stillwell of Yorktown, Virginia.

Born:  26 May 1882

Where:  Cooper’s Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Married:  1 February 1899

Where:  Methodist Church, Sandy Cross, Cooper’s Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Died:  17 June 1957

Where:  12 Rutledge Road, Newport News, Virginia

Buried:  Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County,  NC

[partial to Tube Rose Snuff, I chewed her brushes for her and cut them short, told me she was taught to chew by her Uncle Calvin Jones when she was about 13 years old!]

Husband:  JOHN SIDNEY PROCTOR

Born:  23 September 1872

Where:  Cooper’s Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  4 May 1934

Where:  412 Thomas Street, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Buried:  Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

[*  SID and MARY JONES PROCTOR are buried in Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount, NC with their oldest daughter MATTIE LEE PROCTOR [1900 - 1978] COWAN and MATTIE’S husband GEORGE FRANKLIN COWAN [1899 - 1935]

JACK JONES’ SECOND WIFE:  MARTHA ANN PEEBLES

Born:  4 June 1861

Where:  Pitt County, North Carolina

Married:  31 December 1884

Where:  Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  28 February 1940

Where:  Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina  She was living with her son CALVIN MARTIN JONES and his wife LILLIE BELLE JOYNER.

Buried;  Wells Cemetery, located Oak Level Twp., west side of State Road 1703, north of State Road 1717.

[also partial to Tube Rose Snuff]

[at the time of her death she was living with her son CALVIN MARTIN JONES, SR. and his wife LILLIE BELLE JOYNER.  Also, it is reported in the census and marriage records that between 1884 and 1900,  JACK and MARTHA ANN PEEBLES JONES had six children born and four survived (as of 1900).  Thus, they had four children born who did not survive until adulthood.]

Buried:  Wells Cemetery, west side State Road Road 1703, north of State Road 1717 (Sandy Cross Road)

CHILDREN OF JACK AND MARTHA PEEBLES JONES [Half Brothers and Sisters of MARY ELIZABETH JONES PROCTOR [1882 - 1957]:

1.  CALVIN MARTIN JONES, SR.

Born:  13 June 1888

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, NC

Married: 16 December 1909

Where:  Nash County, NC

Died:  3 February 1948

Where:  Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina

Buried:  Wells Cemetery located in Oak Level Township, west side of State Road 1703, north of State Road 1717.  His NC Death Certificate states incorrectly that he is buried in the Wells Cemetery.

[At the time of his death, living at:  1103 Sauls Street, Wilson, Wilson County, NC ]

Buried:  Wells Cemetery, off NC Rural Road #1703, Nash County, NC; reinterned:  Forest Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Nash County, North Carolina; grave upmarked adjoining the Wells Family marker.

WIFE:  LILLIE BELLE JOYNER

Born:  10 October 1891

Where:  Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  16 September 1975

Where:  Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina

[Also, partial to Tube Rose Snuff]

[At the time of her death, living at:  1103 Sauls Street, Wilson, Wilson County, NC ]

Buried:  Wells Cemetery, Nash County, NC

[The children of CALVIN MARTIN and LILLIE BELLE JOYNER were: [1] Bertha Ann (1910 – 1981); [2] Johnnie Daniel “Ben” (1912 – 1973);  [3] Calvin Martin, Jr. “Monk” (1914 – 1987); [4] Richard Howard (1916 – 1979);  [5] Bausey Washington (1918 – 1920); [6] Fannie Mae (1921 – 2009); [7] Mary Magalene (1923 – 1925) and [8] Thelma (1925 – 1982)].

2.  MAGGIE MAE JONES

Born:  24 October 1890

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died:  14 February 1966

Address at the time of Death:  712 South Tillary, Rocky Mt., NC

Where:  Park View  Hospital, Rocky Mount, Nash County, NC

Husband:  W. FRANK DAUGHTRIDGE

Born:  18 July 1888

Died:  18 June 1963

Buried:  Daughtridge Family Cemetery, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Daughter:  RUTH DAUGHTRIDGE WINSTEAD

Born:  23 December 1909

Where:  Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  22 May 1994

Where:  Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Husband:  SELBY C. WINSTEAD

Born: 4 April 1909

Where: Nashville, Nash County, NC

Died: 10 December 1987

Where: Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, NC

3.  FANNIE PEARL JONES

Born:  17 June 1893

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Married:

Where:

Died:  4 December 1959

Where:  Park View Hospital, Rocky Mount, Nash County, NC

Address at the time of her death:  Route 4, Rocky Mount, NC

Buried: Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina USA

Husband:  CALLIE FLOYD BOTTOMS

Born:  21 September 1910

Where: Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Died:  3 December 1963

Where:  1018 Friend Street, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Buried: Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

[CALLIE FLOYD BOTTOMS' parents were WILLIAM R. BOTTOMS and KATIE ELIZABETH TAYLOR; his second wife, after the death of FANNIE PEARL JONES IN 1966, was:  ANN LASSITER]

4.  JAMES “JIM or JIMMIE” EDWARD JONES

Born:  1 January 1900

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  14 July 1946

Where:  Nash County, NC

Wife: MARY M.

5.  NANNIE JONES

Born:  15 November 1904

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina, USA

Married:

Where:

Died: 23 September 1990 [85 years old]

Where:  Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Husband:  JESSE LEE TOLER

Born:  16 February 1894

Where:  Sampson County, North Carolina, USA

Died:  21 June 1971

Where:  Veteran’s Hospital, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina

Residence at the Time of His Death: 1027 Nashville Road, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Buried:  Both JESSE LEE and NANNIE JONES TOLER are buried in Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA

[JESSE LEE TOLER'S parents were RICHARD TOLER, JR.  Iborn: 1866.  Died: 23 January 1938.  Where: Route 4, Snow Hill, Sampson County, NC] and his wife NANNIE COOK.  His paternal grandparents were:  RICHARD TOLER, SR. and MARIAH HARP].

CHILDREN OF CALVIN MARTIN JONES, SR. and LILLIE BELLE JOYNER WERE:

1.  BERTHA ANN JONES

Born: 3 November 1910

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married: 12 March 1925

Where: South Carolina

Died: 15 January 1981

Where:  Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Buried: Barnes Cemetery, bet. Taylor’s Crossroads and Strickland’s Crossroads, Wells Cemetery

HUSBAND:  OLIVER GARLAND BARNES

Born:  17 October 1908

Where: Coopers Township, Nash County, NC

Died: July, 1978

Where:  608 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Buried: Wells Cemetery

2.  JOHNNIE DANIEL “BEN” JONES

Born: 4 March 1912

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died:  17 February 1973

Where:  Cherry Hospital, Goldsboro, North Carolina

Address at the time of death:  1103 Sauls Street, Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina

WIFE: NAVADA EDWARDS

Born: 16 November 1912

Where:

Died:  4 July 1978

Where:  Durham, North Carolina (probably at Duke Hospital)

Buried:  Both Ben and Navada are buried in Evergreem Memorial Garden, Wilson, North Carolina

3.  CALVIN MARTIN “MONK” JONES, JR.

Born:  15 July 1914

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died:  18 November 1987 [MONK JONES, in his last years of life,  moved from Portsmouth, Virginia to Wilson, North Carolina to be near his sister FANNIE MAE JONES BAKER because of his poor health]

Where:  Wilson, Wilson County, N.C.

Buried: Wells Cemetery

WIFE:  BIRDIE  (divorced)

4.  RICHARD HOWARD JONES

Born:  27 February 1916

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died: 28 March 1979

Where:  1306 Hargrove Street, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina

Buried: Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mt., Edgecombe County, NC

Wife:  EVA WEBB

Born:  15 January 1916

Where:  Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Died: 28 April 1997

Where:  Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Buried: Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mt., Edgecombe County, NC

5.  BAUSEY “Tommy” WASHINGTON JONES

Born:  4 June 1918

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  12 March 1920 [of sleeping sickness]

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

6.  FANNIE MAE JONES

Born:  13 March 1921

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died:  11 July 2009

Where:  Route 1, Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina (New Hope area)

Buried:  Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, Wilson County, NC

Husband:  WILTON ROY BAKER

Born: 27 March 1918

Where:

Died: 13 May 1993

Where: Route 1, Wilson, Wilson County, North Carolina (New Hope area)

Buried:  Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, Wilson County, NC

7.  MARY MAGALENE JONES

Born:  19 June 1923

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Died:  1 May 1925

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

[JACK JONES died in November, 1925, thus, he knew the fate of his granddaughters MARY, who died in May, and THELMA, who was born in September of the same year].

8.  MARY THELMA JONES

Born: 1 September 1925

Where:  Oak Level Township, Nash County, North Carolina

Married:

Where:

Died: February, 1982

Where:  Dahlgren, King George County, Virginia

Buried:

Husband:  LEWIS F. RINEHART

Born:  24 August 1922

Where:  Elkins, West Virginia

Died: July, 1974

Where:  Dahlgren, King George County, Virginia

Buried: