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Priscilla (Jones) Ransom (1729 - 1802)

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Priscilla Ransom formerly Jones aka Macon
Born in Isle of Wight Co., VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Granville, North Carolinamap
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Warren Co., NCmap
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Priscilla Jones is my 4th ggm, and according to my latest research, she and Gideon Macon had six children: Martha Elizabeth "Patty", Henry Harrison, John, Nathaniel, Ann Hunt, and Gideon Hunt. Some sources list eight children.

Priscilla Jones is buried with her second husband in the Ransom Burying Grounds, Bridle Creek, NC. [1]

Priscilla was born in 1729. Priscilla was the child of Edward Jones and Abigail Shugan. Priscilla passed away in 1802. [2]


Name: Priscilla Jones[3]


Birth Date: 1720
Place: VA[3]
Birth Date: 1718
Place: Granville, North Carolina, USA[3]


Husband: Gideon Macon
Wife: Priscilla Jones (1729 Isle of Wright)
  1. Ann Hunt Macon b.1745 NC, Halifax Co married: John Alston
  2. Harrison Macon b, abt 1745 d. abt 1790 NC, Granville Co married: Hannah Glenn
  3. Mary Macon abt 1749 NC, Granville Co married: James Johnson
  4. Pattie Martha Macon b. 20 FEB 1750 NC, Granville Co married: Joseph Seawell
  5. John Macon b.1754 NC, Granville Co married2: Betsy Williams m2: Joanna Tabb
  6. Sarah Macon b. 26 MAR 1758- 11 APR 1808 NC, Granville Co m1: John Hawkins m2: James Alston
  7. Nathaniel Macon b. 17 DEC 1758 - d.27 JUN 1837 NC, Granville Co, Warrenton married: Hannah Plummer
  8. Gid Hunt Macon b.1762 d. 27 MAR 1809 NC, Granville Co m1: Mary Hartwell m2: Mary Green [4]


Death Date: Mar 1802
Death Date: 09 MAR 1802
Place: Warren, Bute, North Carolina[3]


  • Wikipedia: [1]
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
  • Title: Public Member Trees Publication: Name: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006.


  1. Entered by Linda Plummer.
  2. Entered by Janet Winans, Thursday, August 1, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 US and International Marriages : Priscilla Jones Birth date: 1720 Birth place: VA Marriage date: 1744 Marriage place: NC.</ref name="Ancestry"><ref> Record for Priscilla Jones</li> <li id="_note-2">[[#_ref-2|↑]] :Some Colonial and Revolutionary Families of North Carolina, Volume II; Marilu Burch Smallwood; Volume II Published by the Author, 1969.</li></ol></ref>


  • Thank you to Nancy Cousins for creating WikiTree profile Jones-19130 through the import of CussonHawkinsHillHughesSurrell.ged on Jul 29, 2013.
  • Thank you to Michael Thomas for creating WikiTree profile Jones-21895 through the import of Cyndie-ancestors_2013-12-29.ged on Dec 29, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.

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On 12 May 2014 at 15:41 GMT Michael Thomas wrote:

Jones-18948 and Jones-18268 appear to represent the same person because: same birth/death dates, same parents, same siblings

Priscilla is 25 degrees from Aaron Copland, 19 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 14 degrees from Barbara Shoff and 14 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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