Ella Jones (1898 - 1983)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Ella Jones’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Ella so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Ella’s biography.

Ella Jones Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Ella Jones and her immediate Jones family. Add to Ella Jones's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ella.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ella Jones? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Ella finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ella attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Ella did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Ella Jones is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Ella's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Ella's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ella a religious woman? Add Ella’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ella during various points of her life.

Timeline

1898 - In the year that Ella Jones was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1903 - By the time she was merely 5 years old, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

1904 - She was merely 6 years old when the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

1982 - At the age of 84 years old, Ella was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

1983 - In the year of Ella Jones's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

Ella Jones Family Tree

Who was Ella’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Ella’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Ella's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Ella Jones
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Ella's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Ella Jones is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ella Jones passed away in October 1983 at age 85. No cause of death has been entered for Ella. She was born on March 12, 1898. There is no information about Ella's family. We know that Ella Jones had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Ella Jones? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ella is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Ella Jones

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources