Edwin Samuel Jones

26 Oct 1870 - 25 Apr 1938

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Edwin Samuel Jones

26 Oct 1870 - 25 Apr 1938
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Edwin Samuel Jones By: Dessie Jones, Reber My dad tried to give my mother anything he could to make things better for her and to make things comfortable for his family. He built the cabinets in our kitchen, he made the only davenport we ever had. Mother covered it with a padding and cretonne. He had
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Edwin Samuel Jones

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Married: 30 Jun 1896
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Gunlock Cemetery

98 W 650th N
Veyo, Washington, Utah
United States
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Beverly

April 5, 2015
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March 22, 2015

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Contributor: Beverly Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Edwin Samuel Jones By: Dessie Jones, Reber My dad tried to give my mother anything he could to make things better for her and to make things comfortable for his family. He built the cabinets in our kitchen, he made the only davenport we ever had. Mother covered it with a padding and cretonne. He had as good or better gates and fence as anyone in Gunlock. He built them himself out of wood not wire. He was known by many in Gunlock to have, “Civic Pride”. He loved Gunlock and the people who lived there. He was the leader of many, ”Clean up Days”, in Gunlock. He built the benches that we sat on in church. The ward gave him the left over blue and brown paint that was used on the benches. He used it to improve the looks of our home. He painted the ceiling brown and the floor blue. It was sort of like, “Heavy, Heavy, Hangs over our Poor Heads. It maybe would have been better if he had reversed the colors. But nobody is perfect. My dad loved his family and was pleased with the good things that we did. When I was at BYU and had to have an operation for acute appendicitis we had a morning and afternoon delivery of mail. Very often I would receive a letter from my dad both times. My girlfriends accused me of having a boyfriend in Southern Utah. My dad wrote me a letter once when I was going to school in St. George. In it he said, “You may not think that I love your mother because you don’t hear me tell her that I do, but I tell her a hundred times a day how much I love her.” This meant a great deal to me and still does. I liked the way I was raised. My dad saw that we had family prayer as we knelt by our chairs around the fireplace or the table. He set a good example of going to church and being honest. Many sacrifices were made for his family. Because of the love and respect for the older people in Gunlock we were taught to call them all Uncle and Aunt whether they were are not. I never heard my parents criticize others and it bothered me to hear anyone do this. My dad loved education and we went to school on his encouragement not his money. He had little of that. Maybe it was his father, Grandpa William Jones who instilled this love for education in him because Grandpa was the first school teacher in Gunlock. I’ve been blessed with good parents, good husbands, and good families. I’ll be ever grateful for this.

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1870
Edwin Samuel Jones was born on 26 Oct 1870
Edwin Samuel Jones was 18 years old when The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.
1889
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Edwin Samuel Jones was 24 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
1894
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Edwin Samuel Jones was 33 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
1903
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Edwin Samuel Jones was 41 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
1912
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Edwin Samuel Jones was 59 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
1929
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Edwin Samuel Jones died on 25 Apr 1938 at the age of 67
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