Posts tagged ‘Jones’

September 13, 2009

Obituary of Elizabeth Ann (Jones) Wakefield

This article is from the Thursday, December 5, 1895 edition of the Vevay Reveille.

Elizabeth Ann (Jones) Wakefield was born on March 6, 1811 in Ohio, died, according to this article, on November 23, 1895, and was the wife of James Wakefield. Eliza passed away at the home of her daughter, Evaline A. Wakefield and, son-in-law, Isaac F. Banta.


September 11, 2009

Accidental Death of James Wakefield in 1876

This article is from the Thursday, October 26, 1876 edition of the Vevay Reveille.

James Wakefield was born January 15, 1803 in South Carolina and died, apparently, on October 21, 1876 at the age of 73. He married Elizabeth Ann Jones sometime prior to 1827 in the state of Ohio and migrated to Switzerland County, IN in the 1840s. James and Eliza were the parents of Robert Washington, Jacob J., Rebecca Ann, Evaline A., and Thomas T. Wakefield.