|Click here for the Certificate of Military Service for Henry Jones (Diane Jones' husband's gguncle). He was born in Coshocton County, OH. He was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Betsey) Cullison Jones, early pioneers to the Clarno, Green County area. They arrived there in 1847. Henry is buried at Bethel Hawthorne Cemetery.|
|This is the obit for Joseph Jones, brother to the Henry Jones, whose Civil War certificate is above.|
|Newspaper Mortuary Report; Monroe Sentinel, December
27, 1905 (Wednesday) Joseph Jones, for over
sixty years a resident of Monroe, Passed away at 9:30 Sunday evening at
his home in the Third Ward. His death was due to old age. The deceased
was born on July 4, 1822, in Coshocton county, Ohio, and later moved to
Knox county where he was married to Miss Eleanor Miller in 1844.
In 1845 he moved to Monroe, WI. His wife died in 1857 and in 1870 he was
again married to Miss Catherine Schafer, who survives him. By the
first union there are four living children.
By his second marriage there were six children, five of whom are living. The funeral was held at 1 o'clock this afternoon from the U.B. church. Burial will be in Hawthorn cemetery. (Southwest of Monroe, WI and he is buried next to his first wife Eleanor nee Miller).
|This is Alice Josephine Jones, daughter of Joseph and Eleanor (Miller) Jones. She was born November 8, 1857 in Clarno and died February 18, 1928 in Richland County. She married Davis Eley August 27, 1876.|
|This is an interesting little story that was told, based
on the memories of Frances Jane Jones Lizar,
daughter of Joseph and Eleanor (Miller) Jones. Other surnames have
been bolded that may be of interest to other Green County researchers.
"The Jones farm was south of Browntown near the Pecatonica
River and consisted of virtually all timber, which lead the family to move
several years after her (Frances) birth (1856) to Trempeleau County, WI,
where a cousin had said there was less forest to clear for farmland. Several
years later Joseph realized his mistake and returned to Green County. (Mary
Jones Morton's obituary says she was
born in Trempeleau County August 2, 1862 and that they returned to Green
County shortly after her birth.) On route to
|This gentleman was the husband of Frances Jane (Jones)
Lizar. It does not mention the newpaper, but it could be the Monroe Sun.
Newspaper obituary Friday, October 9, 1908
Aaron J. Lizar, an aged and respected citizen of
this city, a veteran of the Civil War and a resident since 1856, died at
his home at 4:30 Thursday afternoon. Mr. Lizar had been ailing since
April and was confined to his bed for the past six weeks. His death
was due to a general breakdown and nervousness. The end was peaceful and
|This is a photo of Wide Valley Farm in Juda, taken circa 1925. This farm was owned by George E. Jones, Sr. (Diane Jones' husband's ggrandfather).|
|Newspaper unknown, submitted in 1958.
George E. Jones Sr., 84, died last night at his home, 1916 14th avenue. Mr. Jones suffered a heart attack Saturday.
He was born in Monroe Befruary 6, 1874, the son of Joseph
and Catherine Shafer Jones. He attended Monroe public schools.
|(Diane's husband Larry Jones ggaunt.)
Newspaper unknown; date of death was June 8, 1950.
Mrs. Frances J. Lizar, 96, believed to have been
Green County's oldest native-born resident, died at 11 last night at the
home of a son, Ray, 1005 13th avenue. A heart condition was fatal.
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