Zachariah Jones

Zachariah “Zach” Jones
b. 21 March 1874 Huron, Lawrence County, Indiana to Thomas Jones and Sarah Caroline Reed
d. 14 Jan 1968 Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
bur. Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana

Zachariah Jones

Zachariah Jones

m. 18 June 1902 Lewis, Vigo County, Indiana
Emma “Grace” McGrew
b. 12 Apr 1877 Patricksburg, Owen County, Indiana to David Bacon McGrew and Rebecca Ellen Saltsgiver
d. 11 Mar 1963 Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana

Children with Emma McGrew

  • Glenn Winter Jones (1903-1973)
  • Richard Hebb Jones (1904-1995)
  • Clifford Jones (1906-1976)
  • Victoria Nevada Jones (1908-1908)
  • Harold Jones (1910-1962)
  • Herbert Raymond Jones (1912-2003)
  • Wayne Eugene Jones (1915-1951)
  • Kermit Jones (1917-1995)
  • Donald Jones (1919-1975)
  • Wallace Z Jones (1921-1993)
  • Russell Edward Jones (1923-1999)

Zachariah was employed by the railroad for more than 50 years during which he served as a switchman, a brakeman, and a fireman. He was also a member of the brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen for more than 60 years and a member of the Retired Railroadmen’s Association later in life. He enjoyed listening to baseball games on the radio and playing cards.

Submitted by:
Jennifer Cruse
Terre Haute, IN

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