The Jones Hole

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Farm Map of Maple Lawn

The house at the Jones Hole was similar style to this house in Edgecombe Co

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home built 1785 for Jacob Battle and his bride Penelope Langley Edwards
located near Rocky Mt in Edgecombe Co, NC
“A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Eastern North Carolina”

JAMES JONES I of Pitch Landing, Hertford County, North Carolina and his wife AMILESANT made their home here building c1758. His son JAMES JONES II 1765-1816 and his wife ANNE WALTON 1766-1842 reared their large family here also.
Various grandchildren lived in the house.
About 1905 my grandfather used its timbers to construct the barn and the sheds to the smokehouse at Maple Lawn

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The Cemetery was in the Garden of the Old House. A second cemetery for the blacks is 100 feet away also in the garden.
James Jones had a trotting track that encircled this graveyard my Daddy said.

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Spring 2000 Turkeys between the graveyards
The woods photos by Cathy L. Spruill

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Jones Hole Ghost! Jan 2001
Cathy captured this one on film

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the holly tree in the cemetery

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The cemetery April 2015 photo by Cathy Spruill

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Moore Obelisk April 2015 by Cathy

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Sassafras by Cathy

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Mrs Anne Walton Jones ca 1841
Anne lived in her home at the Jones’ Hole
1788 – about 1825

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