THOMAS1 JONES came from Strabane, Ireland, to Rhode Island, thence to Long Island, m. Freelove Townsend, dau. of Thomas, who gave them a large tract of land at Massapequa, where they settled and had:
David2 b. 1699, m. 1724, Anna Willet, she d. 1750,
he d. 1775.
Thomas2 was drowned in crossing the ferry at Rye.
William2 b. 1708, m. Phebe Jackson, b. 1715, she
d. 1800, he d. 1779.
Freelove2 m. Jacob Smith.
Sarah2 m. Gerardus Clowes.
Margaret2 m. Ezekiel Smith.
Elisabeth2 m. Jacob Mitchell.
First Thomas Jones, d. at Massapequa 1713, widow Freelove (Townsend), b. 1674, m. 2d Timothy Bagley.
Children of DAVID2 JONES and Anna Willet:
David3 d. 1758.
Thomas3 b. 1731, m. a Delaney, no children; he
built the Mansion at Massapequa, he d. 1792.
Anna3 m. John Gale.
Arrabella3 b. 1734, m. 1757, Richard Floyd.
Mary3 m. her cousin Thomas Jones, son of Wm.
In 1730. William2 Jones bought a large quantity of land, of Timothly Bagley and settled at West Neck, where his grandson Thomas Jones afterward resided.
Children of WILLIAM2 and Phebe (Jackson):
David3 m. Elisabeth Seaman.
Samuel3 m. Cornelia Herring.
William3 m. a Townsend.
Thomas3 m. his cousin Mary Jones, dau. of David.3
John3 m. Hannah, dau. of John Hewlett.
Walter3 m. 1st Esther Willis, d. 1801, aged 38, m.
2d Phebe Hewlett.
Freelove3 m. Benjamin Birdsall.
Elisabeth3 m. Jacob Conklin.
Margaret3 m. Thomas Hewlett.
Phebe3 m. Benjamin Rowland.
Sarah3 m. John Willis.
THOMAS3 JONES (William2 Thomas1) and Mary had:
William,4 David,4 Thomas,4 Oliver4 and several
DAVID3 JONES and Elisabeth had:
William D.4 m. Almy Seaman, Thomas.4
By the will of the first Thomas Jones, the Massapequa property was to be entailed, to the male line of his eldest son, David.2 In case there should be no male of that line left, then it was to go to the eldest son of David's2 dau. Arabella,3 David4 Richard Floyd. The last of the male line died, and David4 Richard Floyd added Jones to his name and was allowed quiet possession of the property.
THOMAS JONES of Huntington, died 1669, his wife died leaving him four sons: Thomas, John and others. He married a 2d wife, Catharine, widow of Henry Scudder. Her father was Jeffrey Estes from Salem, Mass., he died 1657, being the first death in Huntington.
Thomas Jones and 2d wife Catharine had one daughter, Martha, who married Thomas Whitson, and was the progenitor of all the known Whitsons.
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