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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Anthony  JONES

  (b. 8 June 1723Framingham, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 8 April 1782Hopkinton, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay )  
Summary: Anthony JONES was born 8 June 1723 in Framingham, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Anthony JONES was the child of John JONES and Elizabeth SIMPSON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Isaac JONES and Mary HOWARD

He married  Elizabeth ALDEN 9 February 1747 in Hopkinton, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Elizabeth ALDEN  was born 3 August 1730 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 21 October 1783 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of Nathaniel ALDEN and Mary SMITH.

Anthony JONES died 8 April 1782 in Hopkinton, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1770: Boston Massacre: British troops fire into a mob, killing five men and leading to intense public protests.

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA - Central Square - Framingham Centre, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Central Square - Framingham Centre, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA - Central Street, Saxonville, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Central Street, Saxonville, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA - Irving Square, South Framingham, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Irving Square, South Framingham, Mass.
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA - Framingham, Mass. Gates Elm. (1912)
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Framingham, Mass. Gates Elm. (1912)
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA -
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
"The Common," Hopkinton, Mass.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA - High School, Hopkinton, Mass.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
High School, Hopkinton, Mass.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA - On the Road to Woody Island, Lake Maspenock, Hopkinton, Mass.
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
On the Road to Woody Island, Lake Maspenock,...

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Anthony JONES married flag Elizabeth ALDEN-- Date: 9 February 1747 Place: Hopkinton, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Elizabeth ALDEN was the daughter of Nathaniel ALDEN and Mary SMITH

flag Isaac JONES (b.18 September 1757, Hopkinton, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 26 October 1818, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA)

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Anthony JONES
8 June 1723
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA

1747 Marriage / Partner
Anthony JONES and Elizabeth ALDEN 9 February 1747, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
News 1753 - July 18 - Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham Mass -

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1757 Birth of Child
Isaac JONES was born 18 September 1757, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

8 April 1782
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA

Anthony is buried at: Simpson-Jones Burying Ground Ashland Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA
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