The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 740, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"DAVID W. JONES was born in Fulton County, Indiana, July 20, 1853, and is a son of WILLIAM and ELIZABETH JONES, natives of Ohio. The former was born in Clinton County April 22, 1825, and the latter in 1831. They were married in this county April 22, 1852, and shortly afterward moved to Fulton County, where they resided until 1856, when they returned to this county, and purchased and settled upon their present farm. They had born to them eleven children, viz.: MARY E. (deceased), DAVID W., FRANK, THOMAS, CATHERINE, EMMA, LOUISA, ALFRED, ELLA, and an infant son and daughter who died unnamed. DAVID W. JONES came to this county with his parents, and when about twenty-four years old began carpentering, which trade he still follows. He was married, April 15, 1880, to ANNA M., daughter of ABRAHAM and SOPHIA MILLER. She was born in Miami County, Indiana, and has borne her husband one daughter - EVA. Both MR. and MRS. JONES are members of the United Brethren Church."