Katharine (Mounger) Jones

Katharine (Mounger) Jones

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Katharine D. Jones formerly Mounger
Born 1930s.
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Mother of [private daughter (1960s - unknown)] and [private son (1960s - unknown)]
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Biography

Katharine (Kay) Mounger was born on June 12, 1939, in Yazoo City, Miss., the daughter of Katharine Davis Mounger and Samuel Gwin Mounger, MD. She lived there until World War II, when her father enlisted and the family lived in New Orleans, Texas, and Oxford, Miss., until the ward ended When she was six the family moved to Greenwood, Miss., where here father had grown up.

She graduated from Greenwood High School as valedictorian, and then the University of Mississippi, where she met Bill, whom she would marry after graduation.

They lived in Chattanooga, Tenn. for a few months, then Florence, S.C., Cookeville, Tenn., Columbia, Tenn., and the Lewis County, Tenn., where they operated a bed and breakfast for 14 years. During these years she was active with volunteer work, especially with the Girl Scouts and St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

On her and Bill's retirement, they moved to Winchester, VA, to be nearer to their children Kathy and Davis, who lived in Washington DC and Alexandria, VA.

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Note: Baptism August 20, 1939, in Yazoo City, Miss. Episcopal Church.

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My husband's Virginia family, though there are lots in Canada.
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I'm interested in cleaning up errors in dates, duplicated, locations, etc.
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INGLES
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I believe this is the father of Minor Jones, my ancestor. I am in tears. I have been looking for so long. {Henry Jones father of Minor Jones}
posted by Eileen Jones
Katherine, I noticed you are changing the Current Last Names on a lot of profiles. Is that a part of a project? I thought maybe it was Data Doctors.
posted by Kyle Dane
Hello Katherine,

Please excuse my interruption into I'm sure your busy life. I'm looking for the Grantham's in England or elsewhere other than the States. I have a Sir Thomas Grantham born: May 5, 1590 Linconshire, England. Died Sept 21, 1643. Essex, Massachusetts, USA. Looking for his parents. Have you got a clue on where I might look? Does anyone? England is almost as bad as researching the Native Indians. I did say almost... Lol Thank you for your time. Be Blessed Dana Grantham Collins

It is a relation but I'm actually not sure which Jones, Elizabeth or Martha. Thought I'd roll with it and see what I found. Thanks.
posted by Maurice Allison Jr
Given that two men with the same name have the same spouse, either they are the same person and the unsourced dates and parents are wrong on one or both of them, or they are two different men with the spouse incorrectly added to one of them. Without any sources, neither option is more obvious or correct. If you have sources you haven't provided in the profile, you should be able to figure out which error it is.
posted by Gary Kueber
You should look more closely at the merge between Abraham Lewis (Lewis-3790) and Abraham Lewis (Lewis-8572) before rejecting out of hand. The spouses do, in fact, match (and need to be merged) so either these are the same Abraham Lewis with different dates (as they are all unsourced, there's nothing to rely upon in either profile) or they are different Abraham Lewises and Mary Morgan needs to be disconnected from one of them. Please investigate and clear up. Thanks.
posted by Gary Kueber
Hello Katherine,

I see you have added a death location for William Pipe, however this is a completely unsourced profile and no source was left to prove this information.

Since #8 of our honor code: We Cite Sources is so very important, it would be great if when making these kinds of changes you would leave a source on the biography.

Thanks so much! Emma--Project Coordinator

Hi Katherine,

As a very active Wikigree participant, I do not want to step on your toes. I have made changes in the Waightstill Avery [Avery-2508] profile by adding a portrait as the primary photograph. If you object, let me know and I will change it. I am a member of the Col. Alexander Erwin Chapter of the SAR as are two of Avery's direct descendants. The portrait is in the public domain. This Fall our SAR Chapter will hold a greve marking ceremony at Swans Pond.

posted by [Living Barnes]
Hello Katharine,

I'd like to invite you to join in the "Weekend Chat" on G2G Today!

Share personal successes, stories about ancestors, tips, projects you are working on, or anything else you wish.

New members stop in and say Hello, introduce yourself, share your story, or ask for help.

Pilots, Mentors, and Leaders of all kinds please add something... your advice is always greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/416270/weekend-chat-all-members-are-invited-june-30th-july-2nd

posted by Keith Hathaway

Katharine is 20 degrees from Mary Pickford, 19 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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