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Jones Family Collection, 1785-1974

(Manuscript Collection #890)

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Title: Jones Family Collection
Creator: Jones family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1785-1974) of papers pertaining to the Jones Family of Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, North Carolina, including deeds and other land records, business and estate records in Tyrrell County and Pasquotank County, relating primarily to Bartlett Jones, C. B. Jones, Carney Jones, W. S. Jones, T. David Jones, Timothy Jones, Sr.; and including clippings, correspondence, photographic prints, and printed materials, relating to Bartlett Braxton Jones, of Elizabeth City, NC, who served as an attorney in the Justice Department, Washington, DC, a National officer of the Society of the Cincinnati, and his wife Helen Bryan Chamberlain Jones, of Kinston, NC, who were both active in Democratic Party politics and social activities.
Extent: 0.84 Cubic feet.

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Accessions Information

October 30, 2002 (unprocessed), 2 containers, 0.83 cubic feet; Collection (1785-1974) of papers pertaining to the Jones Family of Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, North Carolina, including deeds and other land records, business and estate records in Tyrrell County and Pasquotank County, relating primarily to Bartlett Jones, C. B. Jones, Carney Jones, W. S. Jones, T. David Jones, Timothy Jones, Sr.; and including clippings, correspondence, photographic prints, and printed materials, relating to Bartlett Braxton Jones, of Elizabeth City, NC, who served as an attorney in the Justice Department, Washington, DC, a National officer of the Society of the Cincinnati, and his wife Helen Bryan Chamberlain Jones, of Kinston, NC, who were both active in Democratic Party politics and social activities. See Preliminary Inventory attached. Donor: Carlyle Windley.

October 30, 2002 (unprocessed addition 1), 25 items, 0.01 cubic feet; Collection (1941-2002) of biographical and historical writings by Carlyle Windley (2002), and clippings, letters, invitations, periodicals, printed forms, papers, 1941-1984 pertaining to the Jones Family of Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, North Carolina, including deeds and other land records, business and estate records in Tyrrell County relating to Bartlett Braxton Jones, 1895-1976, of Elizabeth City, NC and his wife Helen Bryan Chamberlain Jones, 1904-1984, of Kinston, NC. Donor: Carlyle Windley.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Jones Family Collection (#890), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Carlyle Windley

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#0890.1
    • Folder a#0890.1.a
      Alexander, Joseph & H. G. Spruill. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8 acres of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/23/1838
    • Folder b#0890.1.b
      Armstrong, Silvanus # Wife ("Ally"). Deed to Bartlett Jones to "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 12/15/1835
    • Folder c#0890.1.c
      Cahoon, J. B. Receipts for hard & soft shingles from C. B. Jones. 8 items. 1/1 - 3/5/1880
    • Folder d#0890.1.d
      Cohoon, William & William Ransham. Patent No. 409 to 350 acres in Tyrrell County, NC on the West Side of the Great Alligator River. 1 item. 8/22/1786. ["True Coppy (sic) dated 6/7/1813.]
    • Folder e#0890.1.e
      Committee on Erection of Graded & Normal Schools. Report to Elizabeth City, NC Chamber of Commerce, by J. B. [Duiff ?] for the Committee. 1 item. 2 p. n.d.
    • Folder f#0890.1.f
      Davis, Mary F. Agreement to sell to N. R. Parker one lot in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, NC. 1 item. 11/14/1906
    • Folder g#0890.1.g
      Dunbar, Thomas. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "parcel" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/10/1835
    • Folder h#0890.1.h
      Dunbar, Thomas. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-3/4 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/30/1830
    • Folder i#0890.1.i
      Jones, C. B. Receipts for registered letters, Gum Neck & Columbia, NC. 12 items. 10/9/1878 - 8/23/1879
    • Folder j#0890.1.j
      Jones, C. B. Receipts for shipping, hardware, groceries, shingles, registered letters, and other expenses, Gum Neck, NC. 60 items. 1/22/1879 - 12/31/1879
    • Folder k#0890.1.k
      Jones, C. B. Receipts for shipping, hardware, groceries expenses, Gum Neck, NC. 5 items. 3/18/1878 - 12/19/1878
    • Folder l#0890.1.l
      Jones, D. C. & W. S. M. L. T. Davis & Co., Wholesale Grocers, Norfolk, VA receipt & statement. 2 items. 3/28/1883, 1/14/1884
    • Folder m#0890.1.m
      Jones, C. B., B. & W. S. Receipts for shipping, tobacco, groceries expenses, etc. 11 items. 1/22/1880 - 6/29/1880
    • Folder n#0890.1.n
      Jones, J. Corbin. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/10/1787
    • Folder o#0890.1.o
      Jones, T. David. Deed to Corbin Jones for land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/10/1785
    • Folder p#0890.1.p
      Jones, T. David. Deed to his son, Bartlett Jones, to approximately 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/7/1793
    • Folder q#0890.1.q
      Jones, Timothy, Sr. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-1/2 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/22/1828
    • Folder r#0890.1.r
      Jones, Timothy. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 18 acres of land on the West Side of the Great Alligator River, in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 1/9/1819
    • Folder s#0890.1.s
      Jones, W. S., Estate. Receipts of C. B. Jones, Administrator. 26 items. 8/30/1878 - 2/28/1883
    • Folder t#0890.1.t
      Liverman, Abel. Note & mortgage & bill of sale to C. B. Jones, of personal property in Tyrrell County, NC. 4 items. 7/12/1879 - 9/4/1879
    • Folder u#0890.1.u
      McCleese, Samuel. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 4/26/1840
    • Folder v#0890.1.v
      Meekins, J. H., Agent. Request for cash advance; account balance with B. Jones, Jr., Columbia, NC. 1 item. 7/1/1869
    • Folder w#0890.1.w
      Pool, John. Last will and testament, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/8/1826
    • Folder x#0890.1.x
      Poole, John. Deed of gift to his daughter, Darkis Brickhouse, to approximately 50 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 1/24/1791
    • Folder y#0890.1.y
      Poole, John. Deed to Bartlett Jones for 37-1/2 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/17/1790
    • Folder z#0890.1.z
      Smith, Enoch. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "parcel" of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/8/1835
    • Folder aa#0890.1.aa
      Spencer, J. J. Notes to C. B. Jones for credit. 16 items. 6/2/1879 - 1/8/1880
    • Folder bb#0890.1.bb
      White, Joshua. Deed to Carney Jones to 30 acres of land on the Great Alligator River, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 7/27/1837
  • Box 2#0890.2
    • Folder a#0890.2.a
      Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Scrapbook of clippings, invitations, letters received, photographic prints & printed items pertaining their social lives in Washington, DC, Virginia and North Carolina, Democratic Party politics, the Society of the Cincinnati, etc. 1949-1956, n.d. 1 vol. 36 p.
    • Folder b#0890.2.b
      Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Loose clippings from a scrapbook pertaining their social lives in Washington, DC, Virginia and North Carolina, Democratic Party politics, the Society of the Cincinnati from World War II to the Kennedy Administration. 45 items. 1943-1960
    • Folder c#0890.2.c
      Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Loose correspondence, envelopes, post cards, leaflets, ephemera, etc. from a scrapbook pertaining their social lives in Washington, DC, Virginia and North Carolina, Democratic Party politics, the Society of the Cincinnati from World War II to the Kennedy Administration. 19 items. 1947-1963
    • Folder d#0890.2.d
      de Contenson, Baron Ludovic. La societe des Cincinnati de France et la Guerre D'Amerique 1778-1783. [The Society of the Cincinnati of France and the War of American Independence 1778-1783] Ronsard No. 86 of 150. Editions Auguste Picard, Paris, 82, Rue Bonaparte, Vie c. 1934. 1 vol. 309 p. Uncut.
    • Folder e#0890.2.e
      The Society of the Cincinnati. Anderson House Museum Director's Report for the Year 1973. Washington, DC, 1974. 28 p.
    • Folder f#0890.2.f
      The Society of the Cincinnati. Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, October 19, 1974 (Paris Triennial Report), p. 1051-1142, 91 p.; Photographic prints (2) of the Paris Triennial Meeting, May - June 1974. 93 items. 1974
    • Folder os1#0890.2.os1
      Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Certificates & Awards [Printed forms] 3 items. 1942-1962
    • Folder os2#0890.2.os2
      Jones, Timothy, Jr. Sheriff's Deeds to Joseph White and Enoch Smith, Tyrrell County, NC [Printed forms] 2 items. 8/3/1827, 10/26/1829

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