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  • ID: I405
  • Name: Elliott Hamilton JONES
  • Given Name: Elliott Hamilton
  • Surname: Jones
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 0ED8BDF4172B3F44A3FD6E90C180CAB9BE41
  • Change Date: 6 Apr 2014
  • Note: From "Men Who Are Making Kansas City, A Biographical Directory" by George Creel and John Slavens, (Kansas City, MO: Hudson-Kimberly Pub Co, 1902), p. 77 (includes photo): Elliott H. Jones, a young lawyer who has risen rapidly, was born at Camden, Alabama, July 18, 1870. He resided there until he was fifteen years old, when he went to Cambridge, Mass., and prepared for college in the Latin School. For two years succeeding this he was in the employ of Houghton, Mifflin & Co., O.H. Houghton of that company being his uncle. He entered Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn., in 1887, took the degree of A.B. in 1891 and the degree of L.L.B. in 1893. August 1, 1893, he came to Kansas City, and entered the law office of W.C. Scarritt. The firm of Scarritt, Griffith & Jones was organized Janeary 1, 1896. Mr. Jones was married December 27, 1894, to Miss Mattie Scarritt. They have three children, Elliott Scarritt, Russell Houghton, and Paul, aged seven, five, and two. Mr. Jones is a member of the Bar Association, and takes a lively interest in athletics."
  • Birth: 18 JUL 1870 in Camden, AL
  • Note: full date and place in biography in "Men Who Are Making Kansas City" 1
  • Death: 11 OCT 1951 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS 2 3
  • Occupation: lawyer



    Father: John Archibald JONES
    Mother: Mary Vincent SCOTT

    Marriage 1 Martha Matilda SCARRITT b: 17 FEB 1872 in Kansas City, MO
    • Married: 27 DEC 1894 in Kansas City, MO
    • Note: a booklet in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection in Kansas City, KC248, folder 10, describes the 50th anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. William Chick Scarritt and the living descendants of Rev. Nathan Scarritt, including Mr. and Mrs. (nee Martha Matilda Scarritt) Elliott Hamilton Jones 4 5 6 7
    Children
    1. Has Children Elliott Scarritt JONES b: 18 OCT 1895 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS
    2. Has No Children Russell Houghton JONES b: 3 OCT 1896 in MO
    3. Has No Children Martha Matilda JONES b: 5 NOV 1897
    4. Has No Children Living JONES
    5. Has No Children Living JONES
    6. Has No Children Living JONES
    7. Has No Children Living JONES
    8. Has No Children Living JONES

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: census record
      Title: census record
      Page: 1900 census gives month and year
    2. Abbrev: death certificate/record
      Title: death certificate or record
      Page: from the Missouri Secretary of State online database:
      Text: Elliott Hamilton Jones #33647 d. at his residence, 1002 E. 63rd St., Kansas City, on 11 Oct 1951 of cerebral apoplexy due to arteriosclerosis, aged 81. Lived in KC 57 yrs; not a veteran; retired lawyer; M W widower of Martha Scarritt Jones. Born in AL 18 July 1870, parents John A. Jones and Mary Scott. Informant was Mr. Paul Jones of same address. Burial at Mt. Washington on 13 Oct 1951 by Stine & McClure.
    3. Abbrev: tombstone inscription
      Title: tombstone inscription
      Page: from findagrave.com
      Text: Elliott Hamilton Jones
      Birth: Jul. 18, 1870
      Death: Oct. 11, 1951

      Note: Permission granted to copy this photo. The families of Scarritt, Hendrix, Simpson, Jones, Morris, Royster, Williams, Clark, Adams, Parker, Clark, Hansell, Hanly, and Story are buried in the plot for the Scarritt family.

      Burial:
      Mount Washington Cemetery
      Independence
      Jackson County
      Missouri, USA
    4. Abbrev: census record
      Title: census record
      Page: 1900 census says married 5 yrs
    5. Abbrev: newspaper
      Title: newspaper
      Page: obituary says married in 1894
    6. Abbrev: newspaper
      Title: newspaper
      Text: marriage notice in the Kansas City Star of Dec 26, 1894, p. 6 (via genealogybank.com): "Jones - Scarritt -- The Ceremony to be Performed in a Church Built By the Bride's Father -- Elliott H. Jones and Miss Matilda M. Scarritt will be married at 1 o'clock tomorrow at Melrose Church at the corner of Windsor and Indiana avenues by Bishop Hendrix brother in law of the bride. At _?_ o'clock a reception will be given at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Ruth P. Scarritt, 3240 Norledge Place. The young couple will leave on an Eastern tour to-morrow evening. Miss Scarritt will be married in a church built by her father -- the late Nathan Scarritt -- out of his personal means and on land donated by him. She is a sister of Judge Edward L. Scarritt. Mr. Jones is an attorney. He is 24 years of age and a native of Alabama, but has for some time lived here and has been in business in matters in which William C. Scarritt, also a brother of the bride, is interested."
    7. Abbrev: marriage certificate/record
      Title: marriage certificate or record
      Page: from Jackson Co, MO marriage records at http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage
      Text: Marriage License Application # 10779 dated 26 Dec 1894
      Elliott H. Jones, 24, and Mattie M. Scarritt, 22, both of Kansas City

      Married by E. R. Hendrix, minister of the Gospel, 27 Dec 1894
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