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Source:
History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio
Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co.
1884

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THOMAS JONES NORTH was born in North Wales, Mar. 12, 1811, the eldest of three children of Thomas and Elizabeth (Evans) Jones  The most of his boyhood days were spent in the coal mines, and in 1829 he emigrated to the United States, settling in Pittsburg, Pa., where he lived seven years.  He there married Sarah Miles, a daughter of Thomas Miles who, with her parents, came to America from North Wales in 1829.  In 1836 Mr. Jones North moved to Jefferson Township, Jackson Co., Ohio, where he bought 120 acres of land.  He now owns 280 acres in Franklin Township, and some town property.  He followed coal mining six years in Ohio in connection with farming, subsequently quarrying stone.  In September, 1882, he moved to Jackson, where he is now living a retired life.  Mr. and Mrs. Jones North are members of the Baptist church.  They have a family of thirteen children - T. M., Mary, John M., E. T., Elizabeth, Miles, Jonah, Hannah, Sarah, Susan, Isaac, Margaret J. and William H.  He was the first Welsh voter in Jefferson Township, having been naturalized in Pennsylvania.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 562

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