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Priscilla June (Coolidge) Jones (1941 - 2014)

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Priscilla June Jones formerly Coolidge aka Siebert
Born [location unknown]
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Sister of [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of [private husband (1940s - unknown)]
Wife of — married (to ) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Thousand Oaks, Ventura, California, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Nov 2015
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Biography

Priscilla (Coolidge) Jones was a Native American and member of the Cherokee tribe.
  • Singer-songwriter who recorded three albums with then-husband Booker T. Jones (also of Booker T. & the MGs) as Booker T & Priscilla
  • Formed a vocal group, Walela, with her daugher, Laura Satterfield, and her sister Rita Coolidge. "Walela" translates to "hummingbird" in the Cherokee language. The band, which released 4 albums, was created with the intention of honoring their ancestors and also to share their culture with the larger world. Walela performed for the 2002 Olympics.
  • Song sample: Walela: Warrior (Native American Music Awards, Song of the Year, 1998)
  • Song sample: Booker T. & Priscilla: Wild Fox
  • Song sample: If You Don't Want My Love as Priscilla Coolidge-Jones
  • Song sample: Walela: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  • Song sample: Walela: Amazing Grace (in Cherokee)
  • Shot to death by her husband, Michael Siebert, in a murder-suicide
  • Memorial Video (32 minutes)

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Priscilla is 23 degrees from SJ Baty, 25 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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