Name: Francis JONES , Sr.
Birth: 1663 in WALES
Death: 1717 in Chester (nka Delaware) County, Pennsylvania USA
Occupation: Tavern, White Chimneys Inn in Chester Co, Pennsylvania USA
Religion: Quaker, Friends
Note My biological maternal 7th great-grandparents.
Reference Number: IND24749
Francis Jones is as far back as we have been able to trace this lineag e. He was born in 1663 in Ireland, and died in 1717 in Philadelphia Count y, PA. He married Rachel Newton in 1687, the daughter of Jonas Newton a nd Jane Urin. She was born Aug. 9, 1662 in Corbally, Queens County, Irelan d, and died in 1717 in PA. The family left Ireland in 1708 and migrat ed to Redstone MM (Quaker Congregation) in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, lea ving there in 1711 for Philadelphia. Francis moved his family to several m eeting groups, including the Philadelphia MM (meeting) Dec. 29, 1711, t he Providence, PA Chester MM in 1713, the Duck Creek MM in Kent County, De laware April 20, 1715. Rachel Newton was the fifth of ten children bo rn to Jonas and Jane Win Newton.
There were four known children born to Francis and Rachel:
Samuel, b. May 1, 1688 in Ireland d. abt. 1767 in Philadelphia Co. PA.
Francis, b. June 29, 1690 in Ireland d. before March 28, 1739 in Gap, Lanc aster Co., PA.
Henry, b. April 24, 1693 in Ireland d. after 1739 in Chester Co., PA;
Jonas, b. June 15, 1695 in Pembrokeshire, South Wales.
Immigration of the Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania (In Delaware County. Es tablished in 1681) "FRANCIS JONES and family, received 6 Mo. 31, 1713, dat ed 6 Mo. 17, 1711; about three years ago they came over here to Pembrocksh eire (Wales) from Ireland and ever since did belong to our monthly meeti ng at Redstone."
Moved to PA in 1711, built a house on the site of White Chimmeys Inn and m ade it into a tavern in 1725.
Father: Edward JONES b: 1625 in WALES
Mother: Katherine JONES b: 1630 in WALES
Rachel NEWTON b: 9 AUG 1662 in Corgally, County Queens, IRELAND
- Samuel JONES b: 1 MAY 1688 in IRELAND
- Francis JONES , Jr. b: 21 JUN 1690 in IRELAND
- Henry JONES b: 25 APR 1693 in IRELAND
- Jonas JONES b: 15 JUN 1695 in Pembrokeshire, South WALES