Jones Genealogy


Capt. Ebenezer Jones Genealogy

Capt. Ebenezer3 Jones (Samuel2 Hugh1) of Woburn, Massachusetts. He was born in Woburn. June 18, 1699. Lived in his native town, also in Wilmington, acquiring extensive estate in both places and at one time maintaining a tavern in Wilmington. He was an enterprising and prominent man, but gained his chief distinction in the military service. He served as Lieut. in Captain Joseph Richardson's company in the spring of 1775 and as Captain from September 9, 1755-58. On the first expedition against Crown Point on March 13, 1758, he was appointed captain of a company on another expedition against Crown Point, and while scouting near Fort Edward, on July 20, 1758, his company was ambushed by the Indians at Half-way brook, and he and many of his men were killed. He married first, November 18, 1719, Elizabeth Dale of Woburn, born December 10, 1693. Married second, July 13, 1746, Phebe, born 1702, died 1764, Endecott of Boxford, great grand daughter of Governor John Endecott.


1. Elizabeth, born August 31, 1720, died 1759.
2. Phebe, born March 18, 1721, died April 1, 1722.
3. Phebe, born March 19, 1722-3.
4. Ebenezer, born December 8, 1724, died January 29, 1725.
5. Maj. Ebenezer, born 1727, died 1791.
6. Abigail, born June 27, 1729. died September 15, 1757.
7. Samuel, born 1733.
8. Joanna, born 1734, died 1194.
9. Jacob, born September 23, 1737. married May 16, 1758, Mary Winn. He died 1814.




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