Benjamin was born about 1817 in South Carolina. He married Mariah Adaline Smith in South Carolina. Mariah was born about 1822 in South Carolina
The following children were born to Benjamin and Mariah: (1) Wister Jones - born about 1842 in South Carolina; (2) Jocola Jones - born 13 May 1844 in South Carolina; (3) Martha Jones - born 10 May 1848 in South Carolina; (4) Mary Mariah Jones - born 17 September 1852 in Mississippi; (5) Sarah Jones - born 1855 in Mississippi; (6) Victoria Jones - born 1857 in Mississippi; and (7) Francis Jones - born 17 February 1860 in Mississippi.
On the 1860 Census there was a Nancy Smith age 70 listed in the household. This is probably Mariah's mother.
1840 Census records in South Carolina have revealed nothing as Ben and Mariah were not married, still in parents household at that time.
Any additional information on this family will we greatly appreciated.