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Notes for Peter Jones

Barbara G. Clepper, Gonce and Wynne Genealogy (FHL #929.273 G586c)
Charles H Hamlin, National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 1967 (FHL #973 B2ng)
Benjamin B Weisiger, Colonial Wills of Henrico CO., VA 1654-1787 (FHL #975.5453 S2w)
Beverly Fleet, Virginia Colonial Abstracts (FHL #975.5 H29f)

Genealogies of Virginia Families (FHL @@975.5 D2gv, D2gw)
Virginia Military Records (FHL #975.5 R2n)
Lloyd D Bockstruck, Virginia's Colonial Soldiers (FHL #975.5 M2bl)
Nell M Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers (FHL #975.5 R2n)

From Peter Jones and Richard Jones Genealogies, Augusta B Fothergill, Richmond, VA: Old Dominion Press, Inc, 1924, p 9-10: Peter was living in Charles City County in June 11, 1657 when Capt Peter Jones was commanded to take over Coll. Abraham Wood's company (Charles City CO Records, 1655-66) In July 12, 1661 the Regiment was divided and Capt Peter Jones company to be from "Cittie Creeke to ye falls of Appamattox river on the South side, and from Powells Creeke to the said falls on the North side."
p 11 December 21, 1674 "att a Grand Assemblie held att James Cittie" an act was passed for the safeguard and defence of the country against the Indians. An army of 500 men were raised and placed at the heads of certain rivers and at certain forts. Among those to be raised were " 19 men out of Warwick County, 19 out of Elizabeth City County, 19 out of Charles City County to be garrisoned near the falls of Appamattuck River, att major generall Woods, or over against him at one ffort or defencable place att ffleets, of which ffort major Peter Jones be captain of chiefe commander."

Source: Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol XI, Charles City County Court Orders 1658-1661, abstracted by Beverley Fleet, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co, 1961, p 100
"At a meeting of the Militia att Westov'r July 12, 1661 It is ordered that the sev'all companies of this Regiment for the present be Divided proporconed and distinguished as foll vidzt:6. Capt Peter Jones his companie to be from Citty Creeke to the falls of Appomattock riv'r on the south side, And from Powells Creeke to the sd falls on the North side."


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