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Name Jones, Frank, 1832-1902
Born Sept. 6, 1832
Birthplace Barrington, N.H.
Deceased Oct. 2, 1902
Deceased where Portsmouth, N.H.
Places of residence Rye, N.H. (Washington Rd.)
Portsmouth, N.H. (Woodbury Ave.)
Occupation Brewer, real estate developer, and hotel owner.
Father Thomas Jones.
Mother Mary Priest.
Spouse Martha S. Leavitt Jones, daughter of William B. Leavitt and Louisa Dalton and wi
Relationships Brother to Hiram and True Jones.
No Archives 6
No Library 51
No Objects 4
No Photos 101

Associated Records

AD0015 - Drawings, Franks Jones Brewing Co. Water Works, 1898

Drawings of the Frank Jones Brewing Company Water Works. Includes plans of the pumping station, drawings of the pumping station and vicinity, the reservoirs, and the plan and profile of the pipe line from the pumping station in Newington to the brewery on Islington Street, Portsmouth, NH. Traced by H.H. Keissling, LDZ and JLMB. See also: S1426 and AD0018.

MS060 - Wentworth-by-the-Sea collection, 1879-1996. (Ms. #60).

Correspondence, business records, financial papers, contracts, menus, floor plans, biographical materials, and other records, reflecting the history of the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Hotel (prior to ca. 1920 known as the Wentworth Hotel), Portsmouth, N.H., which was built in 1873-1874 and owned by various individuals until it was purchased in 1879 by Frank Jones (doing business as Frank W. Hilton & Co.), who expanded the hotel to accomodate 450 guests. Subjects include the visit of Pres. Chester Arthur who stayed at the Wentworth when visiting the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in 1882; the signing of the Portsmouth Treaty by diplomats staying at the hotel in 1905; and the Smith Family, owners of the ho

S0552 - Deeds, 1804-1941. (S552-S553).

Includes deeds (1829, 1853) to the Foye farm, Rye, N.H., and fourteen deeds for property in Portsmouth, N.H. Foye family members include John Foye, Nathaniel G. Foye, Orion Foye, Morris C. Foye, Morris C. Foye II, and Ray B. Foye. Other persons cited include H.B. Buzzell, Almira, Ellen, and Lizzie Freeman, Nathaniel and John Haven, Frank Jones, Charles and Alice Mendum, Edward and Caroline Rundlet, and Charles and Susan Wentworth. Businesses cited include New Hampshire Fire and Marine Insurance Co., New Hampshire National Bank, Portsmouth Athenaeum, and the Portsmouth Trust & Guarantee Co.

S0553 - Deeds, 1804-1941. (S552-S553).

Includes deeds (1829, 1853) to the Foye farm, Rye, N.H., and fourteen deeds for property in Portsmouth, N.H. Foye family members include John Foye, Nathaniel G. Foye, Orion Foye, Morris C. Foye, Morris C. Foye II, and Ray B. Foye. Other persons cited include H.B. Buzzell, Almira, Ellen, and Lizzie Freeman, Nathaniel and John Haven, Frank Jones, Charles and Alice Mendum, Edward and Caroline Rundlet, and Charles and Susan Wentworth. Businesses cited include New Hampshire Fire and Marine Insurance Co., New Hampshire National Bank, Portsmouth Athenaeum, and the Portsmouth Trust & Guarantee Co.

S1282 - Ale Brewing & Malt Works, Hon. Frank Jones

Poster showing a 'View of Frank Jones's Ale Brewing and Malt Works, Portsmouth, N.H., U.S.A' followed by text promoting the enterprising Mr. Jones and his products.

S1532 - Abstract of Title, Atlantic Heights, Portsmouth, N.H. From 1868 to August 1925

Details the transfer of various properties in Atlantic Heights between 1868 to 1925.

Image of C08.513 - Frank Jones

C08.513 - Frank Jones

Half-length portrait of man with brown beard; wearing black suit and tie, white shirt; looks to his left; neutral gray background; signed at left shoulder: Nellie Mathes Horne/1901.

Image of C10.500.1-2 - Tin trays for Frank Jones Homestead Ale

C10.500.1-2 - Tin trays for Frank Jones Homestead Ale

.1 is a metal Tray, round, 13", center printing: "Frank Jones/Portsmouth/ALES" white on red shield, cream background, small shields all around edge indicating types of ale, i.e. "Pale Ale", "Stout", "India Pale Ale", etc. .2 is a smaller (5") version of .1, but the center shield has "Frank Jones/Homestead/Ale".

Image of C10.501 - Chromolithograph of Frank Jones Brewery, Islington Street

C10.501 - Chromolithograph of Frank Jones Brewery, Islington Street

Chromolithograph of two rows of brick factory buildings with smotkestacks; signs on buildings: Frank Jones, Brewery, Malt Houses, Scald House; horse -drawn delivery wagons in center yard, freight train in the foreground. In a narrow wooden frame.

Image of C11.505 - Crayon Photograph of Frank Jones

C11.505 - Crayon Photograph of Frank Jones

Black and white photographic portrait of a man with dark hair and beard, wearing a dark suit; in gray oval mat with gilt bevel; in an elaborate black and silver frame with marbleized and incised decoration.