The Family Bible of
Emma Durham Jones
of Dowelltown, Tennessee

Submitted by Mary S. Ross

This Bible is in the possession of Nancy Gilliland of Fort Worth, Tx. Photocopies in possession of Mary S. Ross.

(NOTE:Emma Durham was born in Smith Co at New Middleton. Before 1880, her family had moved to DeKalb Co at Dowelltown.)

MARRIAGES Malisa Jane Hale B. june 27, 1831, Married December 18, 1856 to Thomas Joseph Durham B. February ll, 1834.


Emma Durham b. Jan 9 1872

Alex E. Durham b. 1858

Rosa Jesstiner Durham B. March 30 1859, M. June 13, 1877

Mariah Elizabeth Durham b. February 16, 1862 M. April 9 1880

Lou Ann Durham b.March 16, 1864

Robert Lee (Elie) Durham b. March 20, 1867 D. September 26, 1876.

(Note:These are the Children of Emma Durham and Levander Denton Jones as listed in her Bible.)

Melisa May Jones B. Dec 14, 1891

Edward W. Jones B. July 5, 1893

Frank Jones b. Oct 16, 1895 D. July 17, 1939

Omer R. Jones b. Sept 2, 1898

Levander (Lee) Jones B. April 2 1901

Emma Norean Jones B. July 1, 1903

Clara Belle JonesB. February l, 1907

Odeal "Babe" Jones B. June 26, 1909 D. April 22 1946

(NOTE:This was not in the Bible, but if anyone is interested. Melisa May was born in Nashville, and died there. Edward W. was born in Fort Worth, Texas. Frank was born in Galveston, Tx. and Omer was born in Galveston, Tx. Levander which was really Lee Vander was born in Santa Rosalia, Chihuahua, Mexico, as were Emma Norean, Clara Belle, and Odeal.)

(NOTE: This was written in a funeral book by Emma Durham Jones, born in New Middleton, Smith Co., later moving to DeKalb Co. with her family.)

Father's Parents:
J.C. Jones Born Smithville, Tenn.
Mary Griffith Born Tenn.

Mother's Parents:
Thomas Durham Born Tenn
Malisia Hale Born Tenn.

Father: Levander Denton Jones Born Smithville, Tenn.
Mother: Emma Durham Born New Middleton, Tenn.
Deceased: Odeal Jones Born June 26, 1909 Died: March 22, 1946 Married: no
Waco, Tex.

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