Jones-Crandall Family History

Our Family's Journey Through Time

1970 Jones Family Reunion

The first of what we hope will be many Jones Family Reunions took place June 20, 1970, at the home of David L. and ELverda Jones, at Paw Paw, Michigan.

Elverda Emma Phillips, the daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Carrie Emma (Hutt) Phillips, became the bride of David LeRoy Jones, the son of David L. and Catherine (Stanton) Jones, March 4, 1919, at the Hope Methodist Church in Streator, Illinois.

David LeRoy Jones was born June 22, 1895 in Deer Park, Illinois. His twin brother died shortly after birth. Elverda Emma (Phillips) Jones was born April 21, 1900 in Deer Park, Illinois.

Children

They became the parents of 10 children, 5 sons, and 5 daughters. Two sons and one daughter are deceased. Thomas David, September 12, 1924 at Irvington, Iowa, stillborn. Robert Royal Jones, July 12, 1933 at LaSalle, Illinois. Robert passed away November 11, 1967 at age 34, following a lengthy illness. Nancy Lemore Jones, February 24, 1936 at Streator, Illinois. Nancy passed away on January 4, 1937 at age 11 months, following a short illness.

The remaining children are:

  • Mrs. Horace (Vivian Marie) Hutchins, February 26, 1920, Irvington, Iowa, now of Lawrence Michigan.
  • Mrs. Wilbur (Dolores Irene) Mitchell, January 29, 1922, Irvington, Iowa, now of Morris, Illinois.
  • Mrs. Ferd (Betty Lou) Heidenreich, May 17, 1926, Morris, Illinois, now of Flanagan, Illinois.
  • Rollan LeRoy Jones, February 29, 1928, Oglesby, Illinois, now of Denver, North Carolina.
  • Donald Dean Jones, November 16, 1930, Tonica, Illinois, now of Lake Villa, Illinois.
  • Mrs. Phillip (Elverda Ann) Thomas, July 29, 1938, Streator, Illinois, now of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • David Phillip Jones, October 3, 1941, Streator, Illinois, now of Paw Paw, Michigan.
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    Grandchildren

    They became grandparents of 13 girls and 12 boys, 1 granddaughter is deceased. Nancy Marie Heidenreich, March 7, 1947 - April 3, 1947.

    Children of Horace and Vivian Hutchins

    Vivian, Horace, and Kris

  • Sandra Marie Hutchins, February 28, 1949, Paw Paw, Michigan.
  • Pamela Sue Hutchins, May 7, 1950, Paw Paw, Michigan.
  • Kristine Ann Hutchins, August 27, 1953, Paw Paw, Michigan.
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    Children of Wilbur and Dolores Mitchell

    Karen, Dolores, and LuAnn

  • LuAnn Mitchell, May 8, 1953, Morris, Illinois.
  • Karen Jean Mitchell, August 17, 1956, Morris, Illinois.
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    Children of Fred and Betty Heidenreich

    David, Fred, Tommy, Betty, Freddie, Timmy, Linda, Richard, and Cindy

  • Fred Junior Heidenreich, September 30, 1943, Morris, Illinois
  • Thomas Richard Heidenreich, July 6, 1950, Lawrence, Michigan.
  • Timothy Wayne Heidenreich, October 4, 1953, Streator, Illinois.
  • David LeRoy Heidenreich, July 10, 1955, Streator, Illinois.
  • Richard Lee Heidenreich, September 4, 1957, Streator, Illinois.
  • Cynthia Sue Heidenreich, December 11, 1958, Streator, Illinois.
  • Linda Lou Heidenreich, December 11, 1958, Streator, Illinois.
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    Children of Rollan and Marilyn Jones

    Rollan, Terry, Marilyn, and Cheryl

  • Dennis Lee Jones, April 10, 1954, Watervliet, Michigan.
  • Kenneth Alan Jones, August 29, 1955, Watervliet, Michigan.
  • Cheryl Lynn Jones, June 18, 1958, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Terry Leigh Jones, February 7, 1968, Laurinburg, North Carolina.
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    Children of Donald and Phyllis Jones

  • Mark Arthur Jones, August 24, 1952, South Haven, Michigan.
  • Jeffrey Ben Jones, October 13, 1953, Oceanside, California.
  • Donald William Jones, June 4, 1957, South Haven, Michigan.
  • Matthew Edgar Jones, August 23, 1958, South Haven, Michigan.
  • Tammy Lynn Jones, March 30, 1961, South Haven, Michigan.
  • Diane Fay Jones, February 27, 1963, South Haven, Michigan.
  • Kathryn LuAnn Jones, June 6, 1964, Waukegan, Illinois.
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    Children of David and Judy Jones

  • Victoria Susan Jones, March 28, 1968, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Brian David Jones, June 12, 1971, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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    Minutes

    At this first meeting there were no great-grandchildren.

    The family enjoyed hamburgs and barbecued chicken with all the trimmings.

    The first of this kind of gathering was organized and supervised by David Phillip Jones, assisted by Grandpa and Grandma Jones. Cooking and finding places for everyone to sleep can really keep you on your toes, so we give a lot of credit to the elders.

    Many games were played and enjoyed by the kids. Visiting and story telling entertained the older folks.

    Rollan and Marilyn came the farthest, Maxton, North Carolina.

    A business meeting was held which at times was rather dizzy, with Vivian Hutchins elected to be the hostess for the following year. The gathering will again be held at Paw Paw, Michigan.

    by Unknown; Rewritten and slightly edited by Cheryl Jones Cash.

     

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