Francis George Jones

(1864 - 1915)

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Francis George Jones
1864 - 1915
Born
c. 1864
Death
May 5, 1915
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Francis George Jones was born c. 1864. He died on May 5, 1915 at 51 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Francis George Jones
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Helles Memorial Panel 97 To 101. in Turkey (including Gallipoli)
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Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 1st Bn
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Francis George Jones passed away on May 5, 1915 at age 51. He was buried in Helles Memorial Panel 97 To 101., Turkey (including Gallipoli). He was born c. 1864. There is no information about Francis's immediate family.

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In 1864, in the year that Francis George Jones was born, on April 22nd, the Coinage Act of 1864 was passed by Congress. It mandated that "In God We Trust" was to be placed on all United States coins and created a 2 cent coin. Later - in 1956 - "In God We Trust" replaced "E Pluribus Unum" - which means out of many, one - as the national motto.

In 1877, Francis was only 13 years old when on July 14th, strikes and resulting riots began at the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. A sympathy strike and rioting began in Pittsburgh and a worker's rebellion began in St. Louis, then spread to other cities. 100 people were killed before the strikes ended when President Rutherford B. Hayes sent federal troops to each of the cities involved.

In 1884, he was 20 years old when on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1907, at the age of 43 years old, Francis was alive when the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1915, in the year of Francis George Jones's passing, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

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c. 1885 - Sep 30, 1915 1885 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Sep 12, 1918 1894 - 1918
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c. 1882 - Sep 30, 1917 1882 - 1917
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c. 1908 - Jul 30, 1940 1908 - 1940
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c. 1921 - Mar 15, 1941 1921 - 1941
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c. 1885 - Nov 20, 1914 1885 - 1914
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c. 1911 - Apr 26, 1941 1911 - 1941
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c. 1899 - Jun 1, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 17, 1939 ? - 1939
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c. 1910 - May 23, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1921 - May 24, 1941 1921 - 1941
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Unknown - Oct 22, 1942 ? - 1942
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c. 1920 - Apr 24, 1944 1920 - 1944
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c. 1903 - Jan 29, 1941 1903 - 1941
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c. 1897 - Oct 8, 1918 1897 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 29, 1946 ? - 1946

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c. 1885 - Sep 30, 1915 1885 - 1915
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c. 1894 - Sep 12, 1918 1894 - 1918
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c. 1882 - Sep 30, 1917 1882 - 1917
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c. 1908 - Jul 30, 1940 1908 - 1940
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c. 1921 - Mar 15, 1941 1921 - 1941
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c. 1885 - Nov 20, 1914 1885 - 1914
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c. 1899 - May 3, 1918 1899 - 1918
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1876 - Aug 6, 1917 1876 - 1917
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c. 1911 - Apr 26, 1941 1911 - 1941
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c. 1899 - Jun 1, 1918 1899 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 17, 1939 ? - 1939
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c. 1910 - May 23, 1945 1910 - 1945
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c. 1921 - May 24, 1941 1921 - 1941
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Unknown - Oct 22, 1942 ? - 1942
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Unknown - Oct 19, 1917 ? - 1917
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c. 1920 - Apr 24, 1944 1920 - 1944
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c. 1903 - Jan 29, 1941 1903 - 1941
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c. 1897 - Oct 8, 1918 1897 - 1918
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Unknown - Oct 29, 1946 ? - 1946
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c. 1917 - Jun 7, 1945 1917 - 1945
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