Francis William Jones (1884 - 1918)

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Francis William Jones
1884 - 1918
c. 1884
April 5, 1918
Francis William Jones was born c. 1884, and died at age 33 years old on April 5, 1918. Francis Jones was buried at Martinsart British Cemetery I. B. 41. in France. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Francis William Jones.
Updated: September 30, 2013
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Service number: 653953 Rank: Private Regiment: London Regiment Unit/ship/squadron: 1st/23rd Bn.
April 5, 1918
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Francis William Jones lived 36 years shorter than the average Jones family member when he died at the age of 34.
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In 1884, in the year that Francis William Jones was born, 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 1892, when he was only 8 years old, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1900, Francis was 16 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1908, Francis was 24 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1918, in the year of Francis William Jones's passing, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.


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