PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
Reverend John R. Jones

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Description Albumen print on carte de visite mount of Reverend John R. Jones.
Year Range from 1870
Year range to 1880
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Notes Photographic print of Reverend John R. Jones wearing a dark suit and bow tie. He wears a long goatee.
Jones was born in Hendref, Wales and came to America with his parents, Owen G. and Ellen Joens in 1847. The family settled in Welsh Praire, Wisconsin. He married Margaret Jones on February 12, 1870, but she died on July 29 that same year. his second wife was Catherine Roberts. He was a well known poet and author in Welsh language publications; ordained as a minister in 1885 and pastored at Bethesda Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church in Nekimi, Wisconsin from 1881-1890. See pp. 142-143 in "Oshkosh Welsh Settlement" for more details.
Object ID P2003.19.9
Object Name Carte de visite
People Jones, John R.
Place Chicago, IL
Print size 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Subjects Immigrants
Ethnic groups
Welsh
Portrait photographs
Male
Preachers
Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church
Poets
Authors
Title Reverend John R. Jones
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