JONES, JOHN RICE III
JONES, JOHN RICE III (ca. 1815–1850). John Rice Jones III, early settler and member of the Snively expedition, the son of John Rice Jones, Jr., was born about 1815, possibly in Missouri. He moved to Texas with his father in 1831 and lived with his family at Fairland Farm in Fayette County and at Spanish Camp in Wharton County. On April 25, 1843, with his uncle, M. F. Jones, he left Georgetown as a member of the Snively expedition. When the expedition was captured by a detachment of the United States Army on the Arkansas River, John Rice Jones III, with some other members of the party, returned to Texas via St. Louis, where he arrived about September 20, 1843. He was a clerk in the General Land Office at the time of his death on August 21, 1850.
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