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Reverend John Jones family papers

Reverend John Jones family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Reverend John Jones family papers
Creator: Jones, John C.
Creator: Jones, John
Inclusive Dates: 1775-1928
Bulk Dates: 1805-1883
Language: English
Extent: 11 Linear Feet 31 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Collection Number: ms1065
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Jones (1815-1893), Presbyterian minister, born in Liberty County, Georgia, resided in Savannah, Georgia. Married Jane A. Dunwoody, their children include James Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones (Dunwoody), Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Reverend John Jones and the Jones family from 1775-1928. Contains extensive family correspondence (1805-1942) including letters of John Jones; his wife Jane A. Jones; his children John Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones, Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones; his brothers and sisters Reverend Charles C. Jones, Mary Jones, J.N. Jones, and Sallie A. Dunwoody and her husband William J. Dunwoody. Records relating directly to John Jones include sermons (1830-1883), various diaries and financial ledgers, legal documents, and materials relating to the Presbyterian Church. The collection contains some material relating to various Jones family plantations in Georgia including Hopestill and Bonaventure. The papers also include scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, slave records, court records, and legal documents.

Organization and Arrangement

Organized into 6 series: correspondence; legal and financial; family papers and miscellany; account books, records, and scrapbooks; sermons; and photographs, memorabilia, and clippings.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reverend John Jones family papers, ms 1065. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Processing Information

There is not a box number 2, it was combined with box 1.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 2.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bonaventure (Plantation : Ga.)
Clergy -- Georgia.
Diaries.
Dunwoody, Sallie A.
Dunwoody, William J.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Hopestill (Plantation : Ga.)
Jones, James Dunwody
Jones, Jane A. Dunwoody
Jones, Joseph H.
Jones, Mary
Jones, Mary Cornelia
Plantation life -- Georgia.
Preaching -- Georgia.
Presbyterian Church in America
Presbyterians -- Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)
Sermons.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Related Collections in this Repository

Photographs from this collection were removed to the Cased Image Collection, ms 3529.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Correspondence

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111805-1831
121832-1834
131835-1839
141840
151841
161842
171843-1846
181847
191848
1101849
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311850 January-July
321850 August-December
331851
341852
351853
361854
371855
381856
391857
3101858
3111859
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411860
421861
431862
441863
451864
461865
471866
481867
491868
4101869
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511870
521871
531872
541873 January-June
551873 July-December
561874 January-May
571874 June-December
581875
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611876
621877 January-July
631877 August-December
641878 January-July
651878 August-December
661879 January-July
671879 August-December
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711880 January-March
721880 April-December
731881 January-July
741881 August-December
751882 January-July
761882 August-December
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811883 January-June
821883 July-December
831884 January-March
841884 April-December
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911885 January-June
921885 July-December
931886
941887
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1011888
1021889 January-June
1031889 July-December
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1111890
1121891
1131892-1893
1141894-1897
1151898
1161900-1906 March
1171906 April-December
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1211907-1927
1221928-1942
123undated
124undated
 

2. Legal and Financial

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131Legal documents, 1811-1839
132Legal documents, 1840-1849
133Legal documents, 1850-1859
134Legal documents, 1860-1869
135Legal documents, 1870-1879
136Legal documents, 1880-1889
137Legal documents, 1890-1906, Undated
138Indentures, 1825-1854
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1B5Indenture - James Dunwody and Robert Copeland, 1825
1B1Indenture - John Jones and Charles C. Jones, Jr. - 55 shares of stock in Marine Bank of Georgia , 29 August 1860
1B4Indenture - William McIntosh and John Bowman - land in Parish of St. Andrew, Georgia - includes letter, 15 March 1770, 11 March 1830
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139Indentures, 1870-1884
1310Indentures, 1888-1930
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1B10Indenture - Robert Habersham of Savannah and Daniel and Arthur Blake et al
1BIndenture - William Dunwoody and Mary Telfair - mortgage on 66 named enslaved people, 1847
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1311Insurance policies
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141Wills - Rev. John Jones, 1888-1893
142Letters testamentary to Joseph H. Jones, executor of will of Rev. John Jones, 1896
143Wills, Bill of exceptions - James Smith, 1847-1856
144Merchant's Bank of Atlanta
145Will - William Osgood
146Estate papers - Dunwody family
147Tax returns - James Smith, 1829-1850
148Accounts, tax records
149Tax in kind forms - Rev. John Jones, 1864-1865
1410Promissory notes
1411Dividend checks, 1890
1412Stock
1413Drafts
1414Hopestill plantation - papers re:
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1B6Plat of Hopestill plantation (removed from box 14:14) [oversize]
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1415"Some of the Pre-War Plantations in Liberty and McIntosh Counties, Georgia"
1416Bonaventure plantation-papers re:
1417Sidon plantation - plantation book, James Smith, 1851-1855
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151Deeds, 1843-1848
152Deeds, 1850-1858
153Deeds, 1869-1880
154Deeds, 1884-1902
155Deeds, 1904-1924
155BQuit claim deeds - Lumpkin county Georgia, 1877
156Land grants
157Maps/Plats
158Maps/Plats
159Bowan and Wilkins tracts
1510Abstract of title - Fulton county, Georgia
1511Georgia land laws
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161Receipts, 1831-1855
162Receipts, 1860-1869
163Receipts, 1870-1876
164Receipts, 1877
165Receipts, 1878-1879
166Receipts, 1880-1882
167Receipts, 1883-1884
168Receipts, 1885-1889
169Receipts, 1890-1906, undated
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171Sunbury property dispute
172Sunbury property dispute
173Sunbury property dispute-briefs
174Sunbury property-abstracts of title
175Sunbury property-copy of original deeds
176Sunbury property-briefs on historical evidence
177Birmingham stock exchange quotes letter on verso, 1888
 

3. Family Papers and Miscellany

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178Marriage covenant-Simon Munro/Elizabeth West, 1768
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1B7Covenant of marriage between Simon Munro and Elizabeth West (removed from box 17:8) [oversize], 1768
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179Funeral service of Dr. J. C. Patterson, 19 July 1866
1710Printed material-advertisements
1711Remedy for cold and croup, 1874
1712Presbyterian General Assembly, 1865
1713Miscellaneous notes and sketches
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181Papers re: property in Fulton county, Georgia
182Papers re: Creek Indians
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1B8Account of slaves removed from plantation of Mrs. Elizabeth Munro by Creek Indians (removed from box 18:2) [oversize]
1B9Claim of James Smith for slaves captured by Indians (removed from box 18:2) [oversize], 1792
1B2Claim of Elizabeth Munro to Creek Nation [oversize]
1B3AClaim of James Smith for slaves taken from plantation by Indians [oversize]
1B3BClaim of James Smith for slaves taken from plantation by Indians [oversize]
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183Programs
184Invitations
185Business cards
186Cards
187Pamphlets
188Harper's magazine pages
189Slave records
1810Atlanta Medical College-lecture program, 1882-1883
1811Memorials-Mary Elizabeth Dunwody/Jane Adaline Jones, 1884
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191Family mementos-locks of hair
192Epitaph-Mrs E. W. Dunwody, 1879
192Photograph-John F. Dunwody
193Campaign letter-John C. Jones, for Florida state attorney, 1904
194Latin test-Joseph H. Jones
195Report cards-Joseph H. Jones, 1871-1874
196Religious notes
197Journal notes-Rev. John J. Jones
198Note re: special Bible of Rev. John J. Jones
199Brief autobiography of Rev. John J. Jones
1910Speeches and writings
1911Hymn-Mary Jane Dunwody
1912Preface to a history of the John Dunwody family
1913Brief history of Rev. John Mclntyre
1914Account of settlement of New Inverness, 1735
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1715Genealogy-Dunwody to Edward I
1716Genealogy-miscellaneous notes
1717Household items and heirlooms-lists
1718List of law book of M. J. Dunwody
1719List of books
1720List of books by Charles C. Jones, Jr.
1721Report of Committee on World Missions, 1873
1722Resolution of Missionary Committee, 1872
1723Presbyterian congregation
1724Church membership-Caroline Dunwody, Mary Dunwody, Jane Dunwody, 1831 1831 1838
1725Obituary-Mary Jones (Mrs. Charles C. Jones), 1869
1726Resolution-Roswell Presbyterian Church, in memory of Gen. A. J. Hansel, 1881
 

4. Account Books, Records, and Scrapbooks

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201Hopestill plantation book-Dunwody family, 1844-1854
202Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1853-1857
203Journal-"Facts and figures of an investment made in Baker county by H. H. Jones and John Jones in", 1859
204Journal-Rev. John J. Jones, 1866
205Journal-Rev. John J. Jones, 1872
206Account book-subscriptions for new Presbyterian church in Marietta household expenses, 1851-1853 1868
207Pastoral records-Rev. John J. Jones, 1866
208Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1867-1868
209Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1873-1878
2010Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1879-1884
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211Journal-Rev. John J. Jones, 1873
212Journal/Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1877
213Journal/Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1881
214Journal/Account book-Rev. John J. Jones, 1883
215Account books/Slave records, 1858 1864
216 Statistical Register , 1846
boxfolder
221Scrapbook, 1876-1878
222Scrapbook-Rev. John J. Jones, ca. 1877-1878
223Scrapbook/Account book
 

5. Sermons

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231Sermons, 1830-1838
232Sermons, 1840 April-May
233Sermons, 1840 June-August
234Sermons, 1840 September-December
235Sermons, 1841 March-June
236Sermons, 1841 July
237Sermons, 1841 August
238Sermons, 1841 September
239Sermons, 1841 October-December
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241Sermons, 1842 January-June
242Sermons, 1842 August
243Sermons, 1842 September
244Sermons, 1842 October
245Sermons, 1842 December
246Sermons, 1843 January-March
247Sermons, 1843 April-June
248Sermons, 1843 July-September
249Sermons, 1844 April-November
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251Sermons, 1845-1846
252Sermons, 1848 February-June
253Sermons, 1849
254Sermons, 1850 January-May
255Sermons, 1850 June-August
256Sermons, 1851
257Sermons, 1852 January-March
258Sermons, 1852 April-July
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261Sermons, 1853 January-February
262Sermons, 1853 July-September
263Sermons, 1854
264Sermons, 1855
265Sermons, 1856
266Sermons, 1857
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271Sermons, 1858 February-May
272Sermons, 1858 June-December
273Sermons, 1859 April-July
274Sermons, 1859 September-November
275Sermons, 1860
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281Sermons, 1861 February-April
282Sermons, 1861 May-June
283Sermons, 1862
284Sermons, 1863-1866
285Sermons, 1867
286Sermons, 1868
287Sermons, 1869
288Sermons, 1870-1871
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291Sermons, 1872
292Sermons, 1873
293Sermons, 1874-1875
294Sermons, 1876-1877
295Sermons, 1878-1879
296Sermons, 1880
297Sermons, 1881-1882
298Sermons, 1883
boxfolder
301Sermons, Undated
302Sermons, Undated
 

6. Photographs, Memorabilia, and Clippings

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311Photographs
312Keepsake box
313Negatives
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321Photographs-Augusta, ca. 1941
322Clippings-weddings, obituaries
323Clippings-religion
324Clippings-politics
325Clippings-business, advertisements
326Clippings-poetry
327Clippings-civil war, slavery
328Clippings-miscellaneous