Headstone Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Decatur, Alabama
Family Bible of Soloman Scott Long, son in law of John Clairboirne Jones and personal direct eye on visits by Great Great Great Grandson of John Clairborne Jones, Robert E. Long Jr. Robert lives in Decatur Alabama the location of Chestnut Grove Cemetery, John Claiborne Jones was the last Methodist Minister of the Methodist Church built by Soloman Scott Long , burned by Union Troop during the American Civil War.
Last eye witness visit to cemetery February 2019: this information can also be found in archives of the newspaper, the Hartselle Enquirer, Hartselle is located in the same Alabama County, Morgan, As Decatur (the county seat), in articles titled "Reminiscences of Morgan County by Dr Copeland," a series printed between 1900 and 1910 in the Hartselle Enquirer which is still a weekly publication in Hartselle, Alabama currently 2-22-2019.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
Jones-62702 and Jones-52705 appear to represent the same person because: John Claiborne Jones is long 9132' s great great great grandfather , I live in the city and county and state , Decatur ,Morgan county alabama he is buried in visited grave site countless times . have local paper articles sitting him and other records and facts of his life here in Decatur Alabama where I reside.