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THOMAS JONES

Elected intendant September 1789, succeeding Rawlins Lowndes. Succeeded by Arnoldus Vanderhorst, September 1790.
Born 1745, died October 30, 1836, buried in Circular Congregational churchyard.
Married Abigail Townsend, 1766.
Planter, St. Paul's Parish.
Represented St. Philip's and St. Michael's Parish during five General Assemblies, 1782-1790.

Bailey, N. Louise. Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Volume 3, 1775-1790. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1981.
Charleston City Gazette, September 18, September 21, 1790.

 

Charleston City Gazette, September 21, 1790

 

Charleston City Gazette, September 21, 1790

 

Charleston City Gazette, September 21, 1790

 

Sanborn Company map, 1884

Site of Jones residence, 1888.

 

Sanborn Company map, 1944

Southeast corner, Anson and Guignard streets, 1902.

 

Henry S. Tanner, A New Map of South Carolina with its Canals, Roads and Distances from Place to Place along the State and Steamboat Routes. Ca. 1833 American Memory, Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/

Location of Jones residence, 1833.

 

Sanborn Company map, 1951

Southeast corner, Anson and Guignard streets, 1951.

 

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         12 Anson Street, Anson Restaurant
Southeast corner, Anson and Guignard streets, 2014

 

Sanborn Company map, 1884

In 1884, the site of the Jones residence was part of the Claussen complex.

 

C. Drie. Bird's Eye View of the City of Charleston, South Carolina. 1872. American Memory, Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/

Location of Jones residence, 1872.

 

Edmund Petrie, Ichnography of Charleston, South Carolina. London, Phoenix Fire Company, 1788. American Memory, Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/

At least by 1784, Thomas Jones lived in a brick residence at the southeast corner of Anson Street (then known as Charles Street) and Guignard Street. The house is shown on this 1788 map.

 

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