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Elisha JONES
Rebecca KESTER
Mary HANKS
Husband:  Elisha JONES
Birth:  1816/7, NC
Death:  ca. 1901, Carroll Co., VA
Occupation:  farmer
Marriage-1:  6 Dec 1838, Grayson Co., VA
Wife-1:  Rebecca KESTER
Birth:  1817/8, Grayson Co., VA
Death:  ca. 1852, Carroll Co., VA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Richard KESTER
Mother:  Phoebe BROWN
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Mary "Polly" HANKS
Birth:  1830/1 or Sep 1832, Grayson Co., VA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  John HANKS
Mother:  Delia CARRICO
Children with Rebecca KESTER born in VA:
1.  Julia Ann / Julian / Juliann / Judith JONES, b. 1839/40
2.  Eli JONES, b. 1840/1
3.  Isaac JONES, b. 1845/6
4.  Charity M. JONES, b. 1847/8
5.  Alexander JONES, b. 1850/1
Children with Mary HANKS born in Carroll Co., VA:
6.  Ellen JONES, b. Oct 1869
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840

3.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #102 of 130):  11th Dist., Carroll Co., VA, Roll M432_939, p. 369A, 759/759, enumerated 11 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Elisha Jones 33 M   farmer   NC
Rebecca   " 33 F       Va
Julian    " 10 F       Va
Eli       "  9 M       Va
Isaac     "  4 M       Va
Charity M "  2 F       Va
Richard Kester 77 M   none   New Jersey
Richard KESTER is Rebecca's widowed father.

4.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

5.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 41):  Hillsville P.O., Piper's Gap Twp., Carroll Co., VA, Roll M593_1639, p. 485B, PN 18, enumerated 12 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1870:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 13 16 17 19 20
117 122 Jones Elisha 54 M W Farmer 300 NC       / /
    _____ Mary 37 F W Keeping House   Va     /    
    _____ Judith 30 F W At Home   Va          
    _____ Alexander 19 M W Works on Farm   Va          
    _____ Ellen 8/12 F W At Home   Va Oct        
    Hanks Delia 70 F W At Home   NC   / /    
    _____ Malinda 14 F W At Home   Va          
Delia (CARRICO) HANKS is Mary's mother.  Malinda is a niece.

2.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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