Location: In Norton at the north end of Craig Street.
Date: About 1850.
Owners: Green Jones and is now in the hands of his grandson Emmett Jones.
Description: Two story hewn log building, two rooms on each floor. Porch across front, facing south, entrance door in each ground room and one window in each room facing south. Plank floor, board roof. Stone chimney in the center of house. Burned about fifteen years ago or more.
History: Green Berry Jones, was born March
21, 1827, married Parthena Lawson, who was born January 9, 1827 and died
November 10, 1904. He was the second settler at Prince's Flats (now Norton)
He was very reserved in manner and was very neat in his dress. He was fairly
well educated and in his younger days had studied Ventriloquism and Hypnotism
and at one time it is said he followed a circus and practiced these arts.
He spent his declining years at this place and seldom went on the streets
of the town but amused himself by watching the people travel the streets
through a field glass. Near the house was a spring and
Source of Information: M. G. Jessee, L. Cox, J. T. Hamilton and Court Records.
From Newspaper Article: "Jake Nosler Finds
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