Open to Visitors:
Monday - Saturday: 1:00 - 5:00 pm.
Jones Surname Museum
The Jones Surname Museum traces the origin and development of the JONES surname in Wales beginning around 40 AD through the early 1600's. A self-guided panel of explanations is provided with periods of history depicted on the different panels progressively through the museum. The panels explain how events in history such as the Norman Conquest in 1066 AD and the Plague known as "the Black Death" around 1350 AD affected the development of the JONES surname.
The Henry Edward Jones Gift Shop offers fun genealogy items, plus serious help
for genealogists who have hit a "brick wall" in their researching. We offer a workbook
entitled "The Brick Wall Protocol" in which you will find concepts, methods, and materials
(a notebook, graph paper, hi-liters, and more), plus step-by-step instructions. Call for
more details. (859)583-1895 Price: $35 plus S&H.
SHOW YOUR WELSH PRIDE!
We offer t-shirts saying "Wales, My Heart's Blood" along with other genealogy, and Golden Lion Bed and Breakfast t-shirts.
Various colors, in sizes from Sm to XXL, and ranging in price from $15-$18.95 are available. To order, call (859)583-1895.
"The Brick Wall Protocol" a workbook offering practical help!
The Joseph Wheeler Jones Memorial Library is a genealogical research library that houses approximately four hundred references dealing with Early Virginia and Kentucky history and genealogy. In addition, this library includes many early British and Welsh genealogical references. Also found in the library are books on heraldry, plus, there are explanations about the Jones Classification System, as well as a large selection of researched information concerning the JONES family lines.
The Jones Classification System classifies the numerous different JONES family lines using each family's "Coat of Arms" from England, Wales, or Ireland. These "Coats of Arms" were found in Burke's book on heraldry entitled General Armory, published in 1884.
Joseph Wheeler Jones Memorial Library
Reprints From: The Jones Genealogist
THE ANCIENT ORIGIN OF THE SURNAME JONES
IN WALES and ENGLAND
PART I : 300 AD - 1485 AD
PART II : 1485 AD - 1663 AD
PART III : LEGAL RECORDS 1484 AD - 1700 AD
$19.95 each + tax and S.& H.
GENEALOGY AND GENETICS
$12.95 + tax and S.& H.
TO ORDER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION
The Jones Special Collections contains records of JONES families, mainly from Virginia and Kentucky, beginning with the Jamestown Settlement in 1609. The Jones Genealogist Newsletter is a newsletter dedicated to researching the JONES surname. Subscription rate: $12/year, 6 copies. The newsletter has been published bi-monthly since 1989.
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