Born: 1818-01-01 Fleming County, Kentucky
Died: 1858-08-09 Macon County, Illinois
Flourished: 1836-1854 Sangamon County
Alternate name: Manuel
Jones moved with his parents to Kaskaskia, Illinois, in 1828, and in 1836 he joined his brothers James and John in Sangamon County, where Emanuel married Eliza Shane. The couple had seven children together. Jones was a wheelwright in Sangamon County. In 1854, he moved his family from Loami to Macon County.
U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 175; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 16 June 1836, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 418.