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ELOAH ANGELINE (TACKITT) JONES

*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*


Eloah Angeline Tackitt was the daughter of Martin D. and Cynthia Tackitt, born abt. 1830 in Arkansas. She married
John Milum Jones, the son of John Jones, Sr., in Johnson County, Arkansas around 1852, and they resided in Spadra Township. John and Eloah had two children born in Johnson County: Sophronia Jones, born abt. 1853, and Felix Marion Jones, born 15 December 1855.

Eloah, her husband
John Milum Jones, daughter Sophronia,
her widowed mother Cynthia Tackitt, and 6 of her 7 siblings (Pleasant, Marion, Seaborn, Matilda, James M. and Jones M. Tackitt) all died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre. Eloah's son Felix Marion Jones survived the Massacre and was returned to relatives in Arkansas in 1859. Eloah was 27 years old when she died.

2008 A.C. Wallner for the Mountain Meadows Association. All rights reserved

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IN MEMORIAM

IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

ELOAH ANGELINE TACKITT JONES, 27


Please note that the names of the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre that appear here are those who we have personally researched and verified as actual victims. In some cases this list will differ from the names that were inscribed on the 1990 Monument on Dan Sill Hill.

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