Jones Family Collection, 1785-1974

Manuscript Collection #890

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Jones Family Collection
    Creator: Jones family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: 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,
  • Administrative Information
     
    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of 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.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory

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

  • Box 1
     
    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
    Armstrong, Silvanus # Wife ("Ally"). Deed to Bartlett Jones to "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 12/15/1835
    Cahoon, J. B. Receipts for hard & soft shingles from C. B. Jones. 8 items. 1/1 - 3/5/1880
    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.]
    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.
    Davis, Mary F. Agreement to sell to N. R. Parker one lot in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, NC. 1 item. 11/14/1906
    Dunbar, Thomas. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-3/4 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/30/1830
    Jones, C. B. Receipts for registered letters, Gum Neck & Columbia, NC. 12 items. 10/9/1878 - 8/23/1879
    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
    Jones, C. B. Receipts for shipping, hardware, groceries expenses, Gum Neck, NC. 5 items. 3/18/1878 - 12/19/1878
    Jones, D. C. & W. S. M. L. T. Davis & Co., Wholesale Grocers, Norfolk, VA receipt & statement. 2 items. 3/28/1883, 1/14/1884
    Jones, C. B., B. & W. S. Receipts for shipping, tobacco, groceries expenses, etc. 11 items. 1/22/1880 - 6/29/1880
    Jones, J. Corbin. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/10/1787
    Jones, T. David. Deed to Corbin Jones for land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/10/1785
    Jones, T. David. Deed to his son, Bartlett Jones, to approximately 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/7/1793
    Jones, Timothy, Sr. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-1/2 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/22/1828
    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
    Jones, W. S., Estate. Receipts of C. B. Jones, Administrator. 26 items. 8/30/1878 - 2/28/1883
    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
    McCleese, Samuel. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 4/26/1840
    Meekins, J. H., Agent. Request for cash advance; account balance with B. Jones, Jr., Columbia, NC. 1 item. 7/1/1869
    Pool, John. Last will and testament, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/8/1826
    Poole, John. Deed of gift to his daughter, Darkis Brickhouse, to approximately 50 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 1/24/1791
    Poole, John. Deed to Bartlett Jones for 37-1/2 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/17/1790
    Smith, Enoch. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "parcel" of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/8/1835
    Spencer, J. J. Notes to C. B. Jones for credit. 16 items. 6/2/1879 - 1/8/1880
    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
     
    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.
    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
    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
    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.
    The Society of the Cincinnati. Anderson House Museum Director's Report for the Year 1973. Washington, DC, 1974. 28 p.
    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
    Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Certificates & Awards [Printed forms] 3 items. 1942-1962
    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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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    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
    Armstrong, Silvanus # Wife ("Ally"). Deed to Bartlett Jones to "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 12/15/1835
    Cahoon, J. B. Receipts for hard & soft shingles from C. B. Jones. 8 items. 1/1 - 3/5/1880
    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.]
    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.
    Davis, Mary F. Agreement to sell to N. R. Parker one lot in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, NC. 1 item. 11/14/1906
    Dunbar, Thomas. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-3/4 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/30/1830
    Jones, C. B. Receipts for registered letters, Gum Neck & Columbia, NC. 12 items. 10/9/1878 - 8/23/1879
    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
    Jones, C. B. Receipts for shipping, hardware, groceries expenses, Gum Neck, NC. 5 items. 3/18/1878 - 12/19/1878
    Jones, D. C. & W. S. M. L. T. Davis & Co., Wholesale Grocers, Norfolk, VA receipt & statement. 2 items. 3/28/1883, 1/14/1884
    Jones, C. B., B. & W. S. Receipts for shipping, tobacco, groceries expenses, etc. 11 items. 1/22/1880 - 6/29/1880
    Jones, J. Corbin. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/10/1787
    Jones, T. David. Deed to Corbin Jones for land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/10/1785
    Jones, T. David. Deed to his son, Bartlett Jones, to approximately 50 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/7/1793
    Jones, Timothy, Sr. Deed to Bartlett Jones to 8-1/2 acres of land in Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 11/22/1828
    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
    Jones, W. S., Estate. Receipts of C. B. Jones, Administrator. 26 items. 8/30/1878 - 2/28/1883
    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
    McCleese, Samuel. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "piece" of land in Gum Neck, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 4/26/1840
    Meekins, J. H., Agent. Request for cash advance; account balance with B. Jones, Jr., Columbia, NC. 1 item. 7/1/1869
    Pool, John. Last will and testament, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 10/8/1826
    Poole, John. Deed of gift to his daughter, Darkis Brickhouse, to approximately 50 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 1/24/1791
    Poole, John. Deed to Bartlett Jones for 37-1/2 acres of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 2/17/1790
    Smith, Enoch. Deed to Bartlett Jones to a "parcel" of land, Tyrrell County, NC. 1 item. 8/8/1835
    Spencer, J. J. Notes to C. B. Jones for credit. 16 items. 6/2/1879 - 1/8/1880
    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
     
    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.
    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
    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
    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.
    The Society of the Cincinnati. Anderson House Museum Director's Report for the Year 1973. Washington, DC, 1974. 28 p.
    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
    Jones, Bartlett Braxton & Helen Bryan Chamberlain. Certificates & Awards [Printed forms] 3 items. 1942-1962
    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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