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1.Cale Howard Jones Sr born 1902 Pickens co, Ga.- Died Aug.2,1966 in Naples,Collier  County, Fl.. ( son of James Jacob S. Jones " Jake" & Mary Catherine Stepp)
      Buried: Naples Memorial Gardens, Collier County, FL.
      Occupation: Chief of Police- retired
     Married :Alice Louise Lowery , born March 1911 in Jackson, Ms.
                   died: Jan. 11, 1975 in Naples, Collier County, Fl.
                   buried: Naples Memorial Gardens, Collier Co, FL.
                  ( Note:: buried under 2nd husband's name Kimbrell.)
                  Marriage date: Dec.25,1927 Christmas Day in Biloxi, Ms.
Cale Howard
Jones Jr. - aka Howard Cale Jones & aka "Buster"
born Oct.6,1926/28 in Naples, Collier County, Fl.
            died: Nov.25,2005 in Pearl, Ms. ( copy death cert.)
            buried: Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Pearl, Ms.
: Delayed Obit Naples Daily News on 1/7/2006
            Married 1.
Living Addison
in 1947 in Florida
                            born.Jan.8,1929 FL
                            died: Living Jones, b.FL.
                            Children: 1. Living Jones, b. FL
                         2: Joyce Scanlin in Florida.
                            born;.May16,1927 Polk County, Fl
                            died:April 8, 2001 Polk County, Fl
                            buried: Homeland Cemetery in Polk county, FL..
                            Children:1.Living Jones, b.Fl
                                           2.Living Jones, b.Fl
                                           3 Living Jones, b.Fl
                         3. Joy N Tippitt in Ms.
                             born:.Aug. 10,1932 Ms.
                             died.Sept.2,2001 Ms
                             buried :Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Pearl, Ms..
                             No children

NOTE: The 1930 Collier County, FL. Census lists as follow:
                      Jones, Cale, head, age 28, b.Ga.
                                Alice, wife, age 20, b.Mississippi
                                Cale H. Jr.,son, age 1 6/12, b.FL

         2.Charles Edward Jones -aka " Ed" ,
             born Aug 14, 1935  Naples, Collier Co, FL.
             Died Oct 26,1988 in Fort Myers, Lee County, FL.
             buried: Fort Myers Memorial Gardens, Fort Myers, Lee Co, FL.
             Masonic Garden section
             (inscription- Shriner; Investigator For Dept. of Agriculture- Forestry
             Married: 1 Vivian ________
                           Children:1.Living Jones
                                          2.Living Jones

2.James Jacob Stephen Jones "Jake", B. July 2, 1869 in Pickens County, Ga.
    d. Feb. 4,1938 in Fort Myers, Lee, FL. ( Fort Myers Hospital)-Census Records
     (He was the  son of Charles Alison Jones & Hester A.T. Prather)
Mary Catherine ( Stepp)
, Born Approx. 1872 in Ga. or N.C.
    died: 1948 Naples, Collier Co, Fl.-buried: Fort Myers, Lee Co, Fl..
    Marriage date: 1899 Pickens co, Ga.   
             1.Ernst Jones,? , died an infant

             2,Stephen Allison Jones, born June 9, 1900 ( Twin) Pickens Co, Ga,
                Died: Dec 1978 in Naples, FL.-buried in Naples, Fl..
                Married Beatrice  Bickford, b. May 31,1911, d. Sept.1986 Naples,
                Collier Co, Fl. -Marriiage Date:1930 Lee County,FL.

             3.Ethel B. Jones, born June 9, 1900 ( Twin) Pickens Co, Ga.  
                Died: March 16,1977 Grant, Marshall, Alabama.- buried:Jacksonville, Al.
                Married: William Frank Roland, b March 12, 1900- d. Oct.26,1963
                Marriage date: Dec.23,1921 Centre, Cherokee Co, Al.

             4.Jesse Floyd Jones. born 1905 Pickens Co, Ga.
                Died: Sept.9, 1968 in Naples, Collier Co, Fl.- buried Naples, Fl
                Marriage:Ethel Chesser Fuller? , b.Nov.25, 1909
                Died: Oct 4,1997 in Naples, Fl. buried: Naples, FL.
                Marriage date1932 Lee County, FL.-Cert#7786

             5.Cale Howard Jones Born 1902 in Pickens co, Ga.
                Died: Aug.2, 1966 in Naples, Collier Co, Fl.
                Married: Alice Louise Lowery , b.March 1911 in Jackson, Ms.
                Died: Jan 11, 1975 in Naples, Collier Co, FL. buried: Naples, FL.
                Marriage date: Dec.25, 1927  Christmas Day. in Biloxi, Ms.
                Filed on record on Dec.29,1927

3.Charles Allison Jones, born approx.1845 in Ga.Gilmer County area(Now  Pickens,Ga.)
    (He was the son of Stephen Griffeth & Mary Jones )
Hester A Prather
,b.April 9,1848 Ga-d:abt.Feb1885 Chatooga,Co, Ga
    Marriage Date: Dec. 16, 1866 in Pickens County, Ga.
    Source: Pickens county marriage records.
    Hester was daughter of James Madison Prather & Parthenia (Poole) Prather
    of Cherokee and Pickens Counties, Ga. ( Source: census records)
    1. Lillie Parthenia Jones, b. Dec.27,1867 Pickens Co, Ga.
        died: Feb.14,1925 Floyd Co,Ga. Death Cert.#4109-G
        Married: James W. Padgett  b.abt 1862- d.Oct.29,1951 Floyd Co, Ga.
        at 89 yrs.of age. Death Cert.# 30620-
Descendants of James W.Padgett

    2. James Jacob Stephen Jones, b July 2, 1869 in Pickens County, Ga.
        died: Feb.4, 1938 in Fort Myers, Lee Co, FL.

The Griffeth Connection  -- The following  information is on the Griffeth Line of my Jones family  ancestors..


1.Stephen Griffeth, born Nov.20, 1801 Franklin Co, Ga. Mt Airy
died: Nov.11,1873 in Pickens Co, Ga. bur.old Tate Cemetery -
Tate &   Griffeth section,. in Tate, Pickens Co, Ga.
He was the son of Caleb Griffeth & Julia Little.)
Companion: Mary J Jones , born approx.1815 in TN. or Ga. (?)
(Sources.1850,1860-PickensCo, from Stephen Griffeth relative).
Children of Stephen Griffeth & Mary J. Jones
1.Charles Allison Jones, b.abt.1845 pprobably Gilmer County, Ga.
   source, 1850 Gilmer Co Census. This area now part of Pickens Co, Ga. - Died:
   Married Hester A.T Prather in Pickens county, Ga. on Dec16,1866. 
2.Caleb Jones, born Feb 2,1849 Gilmer or Pickens Co, Ga,- Died: May 19, 1885 in Pickens Co, Ga.
   Buried: Old Tate Cemetery, Tate & Griffeth section, Pickens co, Ga.- Sources: Griffeth relative - census and more.
Added  Notes: Stephen Griffeth also had children with 1st companion Phoebe Chitwood.from 1825 thru 1841)
Stephen's son Caleb Jones is buried in the Tate Cemetery, Tate - Griffeth Section, as is Stephen Griffeth. 
2.Caleb Griffeth, born Dec.30,1769 Worchester, Ma.- Died: April 10, 1857 Pickens co, Ga.
Married Julia Little. b Sept.23 or Sept.28 , 1775 Mt Airy, Franklin co, Ga. - Died: Aug. 21, 1862 in Pickens co, Ga.
Marriage date: 1798 Mt. Airy, Franklin co, Ga.
1.Sarah Griffeth, b.June 7,1799 Franklin County, Ga.- d.Sept.24.1836 Hall, Ga. - Buried Hall County, Ga.
   Married: Paul M. Furr
2.Stephen Griffeth, Born Nov 20, 1801 in Franklin Co, Ga. - Died: Nov.11,1873 in Pickens Co, Ga.
   Bur: old Tate Cemetery, Tate & Griffeth section. Tate, Pickens Co,Ga.
   Companions - Common Law: #1 Phoebe Chitwood -  #2.
Mary J.Jones - #3. Lina Griffeth
3.Thomas Jefferson Griffeth,b.1802 - died.
   Married Rebecca Crumley in 1832 Hall County, Ga.
4.Mary Griffeth,b. Mar.20,1804 Franklin Co, Ga.(or Habersham co    Died: June 16,1896 in Pickens co, Ga.
   Married: Samuel Tate, born May 25,1797, Morgantown, Burk Co, N.C.- Died: Sept.20,1866 in Pickens co, Ga.
   Marriage Date: March 26, 1822 Habersham Co, Ga.- Parents: John Iredell Tate & Anne Shields Oliphant

5.Caleb Griffeth, born Nov 20,1806 in Franklin Co, Ga.- Died: April 26, 1868 in Pickens co, Ga.
   Married: Mary Vaughn - Marriage Date: March18, 1835 in Habersham Co, Ga.
   Both buried in Tate Cem - Tate - Griffeth section.
6.Cynthia Griffeth, b.1808 - died 1881
   Married: Enoch Swaim, Hall County, Ga.(lived Union County, Ga.)
7.Benjamin Franklin Griffeth, b.1809 - died after 1870 in Madison County, Alabama.
   Married: Sarah McIntyre in Habersham County, Ga.

 Mariage of Cale Howard Jones Sr. and Alice Louise Lowery

                           Biloxi, Mississippi

Miss Alice Lowery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Lowery of Biloxi, was married to Cale H. Jones of Naples, FL.Christmas night by the Rev. E.A.DeMiller. Miss.Lamays Hunt, Mrs. W. R. Burdine, stood with her.
The young couple spent their honymoon in Biloxi and will live in Naples, Fl. where Mr. Jones is employed. Their many friends wish them much happiness.
Lowery - Jones
From the Daily Herald in Biloxi, Ms.
Christmas Eve, Cale H. Jones and Miss Alice L. Lowery were married by the Rector of The Church Redeamer, the Rev.Edward A. DeMiller in the rectory in the presence of a few friends.- Dec.24, 1927

NOTE: Marriage certificate says marriage took place on Dec.25, 1927

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