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Lawrenceville in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. John Jones

of Brunswick County

 
 
Col. John Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
1. Col. John Jones Marker
Inscription.  
Soldier of the Revolution
Feb. 14, 1735 – Jan. 11, 1793

Vestryman St. Andrew’s Parish
1775-79

Justice 1760-93
Sheriff 1773-75 Clerk 1789-93

House of Burgesses 1772-73
Virginia Senate 1776-89
Speaker of the Senate 1788-89
Virginia Convention of 1788

By successive steps
In the militia became
County Lieutenant,
1778-89

Erected 1935
By the Col. John Bannister Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Aided by his descendants
In commemoration of the
Bicentennial of his birth.

 
Erected 1935 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 11, 1975.
 
Location. 36° 45.517′ N, 77° 50.811′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceville, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker can be reached from
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the intersection of North Main Street and Bank Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville VA 23868, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Brunswick County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Goronwy Owen (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Paul's College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Paul's College and James Solomon Russell-Saint Paul's College Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hospital and School of the Good Shepherd (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Christanna (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceville.
 
Col. John Jones plaque (left). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
2. Col. John Jones plaque (left).
Brunswick County Court House. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
3. Brunswick County Court House.
Brunswick County War Memorial. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 21, 2009
4. Brunswick County War Memorial.
World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam John 15:13 Greater love has no man than this. That a man lay down his life for his friends. We hold in grateful memory the men of Brunswick County who died to preserve our way of life.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,254 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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