Born: 1778-06-28 Virginia
Died: 1855-11-30 Buchanan County, Missouri
Alternate name: Jones
Parthena likely married her second husband, Joshua Short in Green County, Kentucky, in the 1820s. Parthena and Joshua had no children together. In the late 1820s, the couple moved with several of his children to Sangamon County, Illinois, where they settled and farmed on Spring Creek, six miles west of Springfield.
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 653; Gravestone, Jones Cemetery, De Kalb, Missouri; Will of Joshua Short.