Roberta F Jones (1922 - 2005)

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Carpentersville, Kane County, Illinois

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Minnie Lee Jones

Minnie Lee Jones

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones

Paul Jones

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Keith Jones

Keith Jones

Jones Man

Jones Man

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

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Martin Ingerman Minnie Lee Jones Louisa (Jones) Tuttle Paul Jones, 1915

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1922 - In the year that Roberta F Jones was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1945 - By the time she was 23 years old, on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

1972 - By the time she was 50 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

1983 - At the age of 61 years old, Roberta was alive when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

1996 - By the time she was 74 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Roberta F Jones died on March 17, 2005 at age 82. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on May 5, 1922. We have no information about Roberta's family or relationships. We know that Roberta F Jones had been residing in Carpentersville, Kane County, Illinois.

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