Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
Pg. a575 MRS. RACHEL (GALBRAITH) JONES, post office Jones Station, was born at Pittsburgh in 1826, a daughter of ROBERT and ELIZABETH (McPHERSON) GALBRAITH, former of whom was a native of this country, latter of County Tyrone, Ireland, born in 1804.Their children were MARY (now MRS. JOSEPH CALDWELL), of West Virginia), JAMES, ELIZA (deceased), HUGH (who died when a child), SARAH JANE, ELIZABETH (deceased) and RACHEL.The last named married GEORGE JONES (now deceased), and they settled at Point Perry, where he was engaged in the coal trade; later he purchased works near Saltsburg, and finally bought works near Jones Station, in Jefferson Township, this county. Their children are FANNY (now MRS. M. V. MICKEY), THOMAS M., MARY (now MRS. ROBERT DONALDSON), JENNIE (now MRS. M. G. CONLIN), EVA (now MRS. PAYNE), KATE, WILL, ADDIE, GEORGE, ALICE.EDWARD P., ANNIE, GEORGE and JOHN, are all living except the last two.Jones Station and Jones post office were named in honor of this family, and their property occupies a delightful site on the river.