The Jonesipedia

James JonesAge: 65 years17381803

James Jones
Given names
Birth about 1738 22 20

Birth of a brotherAmbrose Jr Jones
about 1747 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a sisterElizabeth Jones
about 1750 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterPhoebe Jones
August 15, 1754 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a brotherReuben Gabriel Jones Sr.
1756 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJoseph Collins
November 1, 1757 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Peggy Jones
about 1765 (Age 27 years)

MarriageAmey HumphriesView this family
about 1768 (Age 30 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSusannah Lewis
April 16, 1768 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
Ambrose Jones
September 26, 1769 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
Robert Jones
about 1771 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Jones
about 1772 (Age 34 years)

Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 38 years)

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification.
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 42 years)

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Marriage of a childAmbrose JonesLucy BairdView this family
about 1790 (Age 52 years)
Death of a fatherAmbrose Jones Sr
January 23, 1792 (Age 54 years)
Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 54 years)

Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 54 years)

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792 (Age 54 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 61 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Death about 1803 (Age 65 years)

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Last change December 25, 200313:03:13

Family with parents - View this family
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younger brother
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Family with Amey Humphries - View this family
Marriage: about 1768Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
21 months
2 years
Robert Jones
Birth: about 1771 33Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
Death: about 1847Person County, North Carolina, USA
Private + Amey Humphries - View this family
wife’s husband

found the answer to my own question. In Caswell County Deed Book C, p. 128, there's the following deed (abstracted): “James Jones and Amey his wife of CC [Caswell County] to William Halliburton, for 60 lbs VA currency, 378 A on crooked fork of Aaron’s Cr adj James Jones across to Harris’ Mt. 15 Oct 1785. Wit: Thomas Halliburton, Robt Humphreys, Robt Jones.” I have no doubt based on circumstantial evidence that James Jones married the widow of David Halliburton, and the above proves that her name was "Amey." Now the $64,000 question is: was she a Humphries?