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Rev. Joshua Jones

Dexter Township 1874: Joshua Jones, 72; spouse, Sarah V., 71.
Kansas 1875 Census Dexter Township, Cowley County, March 1, 1875.
Name                           age sex color   Place/birth         Where from
Joshua Jones                73  m     w      Pennsylvania                 Illinois
Sarah V. Jones       72    f      w      Kentucky                     Illinois
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 28, 1873.
We learn that the little folks in the vicinity of Dexter had a very pleasant time at their Sunday School picnic last Thursday. About 200 persons were present, the majority of whom were chil­dren. Short speeches were made to the children by Rev. J. Jones and P. G. Smith.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 2, 1873.
MARRIED. LOCKWOOD - GRAHAM. Married at Dexter, Kansas, Wednesday evening, October 1st, 1873, by the Rev. Joshua Jones, Mr. Eugene Lockwood of Winthrop, Missouri, to Miss Augusta Graham, of Dexter, Kansas.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, November 6, 1873.
WILEY - DIGGINS. Married at the residence of Geo. B. Green in Silverdale Township, on the 2nd day of November, 1873, by Elder Joshua Jones, Mr. Amos A. Wiley to Miss Ellen E. Diggins. All of Cowley County.
Winfield Courier, December 12, 1873.
MARRIED. BRYAN - NICHOLSON. Married at the residence of the bride’s father, in Dexter Township, on Thursday, November 27, 1873, by Elder Joshua Jones, Mr. James A. Bryan to Miss Sallie E. Nicholson.
Winfield Courier, January 6, 1876.
MARRIED. GRAHAM - PATTEN. At Dexter, Kansas, January 1st, 1876, by Elder J. Jones, Mr. John Graham to Miss Martha E. Patten, all of Dexter.
Winfield Courier, November 9, 1876.
FIVE OF THE OLDEST MEN IN COWLEY COUNTY voted for Hayes and the straight Republican ticket last Tuesday. Mr. Brown, aged 81 years, Mr. Ives, aged 87, Mr. Pennington, aged 73, all of Vernon Township, and Mr. Wallace of Dexter, and Uncle Joshua Jones of Winfield. The two latter named have seen the frosts of over 70 winters. This is an example that young Republicans will do well to follow.
Winfield Courier, March 1, 1877.

Communicated. EDITOR COURIER: I have noticed in your paper for a long time what purposed to be the statistics of Cowley County, pro­fessedly for information of strangers desiring a location. Among other matters you profess to give the religious organizations of the county, naming Presbyterian, Congregational, Baptist, Method­ist, and Catholic, while you have not ever alluded to one of the largest bodies in the county. I refer to the Church of Christ. Supposing someone better qualified would inform you upon this subject, I have waited until now, and have concluded to give you the best information I can obtain. There are ten organizations in the county, located and named as follows: Winfield, Floral, Rose Valley, Cooper, Vernon, Antioch, Baltimore, Lazette, Dexter, and Spring Hill, numbering in the aggregate 500, while there is also a large membership not as yet organized, amounting to some 300, in all to 800. We have at present but 8 resident preachers: Wm. Martin, J. J. Goodwill, J. H. Irvin, H. D. Gans, Wm. Marcus, Dr. John Snyder, John Blevins, and Joshua Jones. Yours Respectfully, JOSHUA JONES. February 27, 1877.
Winfield Courier, September 27, 1877.
DIED. Died at 8 o’clock a.m., September 26th, at the residence of her son-in-law, T. R. Bryan, Mrs. Sarah V., wife of Elder Joshua Jones, in the 75th year of her age.
Winfield Courier, May 22, 1879.
Mr. Joshua Jones, father-in-law of Thos. R. Bryan, breathed his last on Saturday evening at 5 o’clock. He was an elder in the Christian church.
Cowley County Courant, January 19, 1882.
A claim of Dr. C. Perry, for $395.30, has been allowed by Judge Gans against the estate of Joshua Jones.


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