Jones, Ernest

331 W Lawson Ave, St Paul, MN 55117
St Paul, Minnesota, US

Category: Bricklayer

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Capitol Construction Workers

Family history and 1905 Census. Ernest Jones, born in Tennessee in 1871, was an African American bricklayer who came to St. Paul in 1902 to work on the Capitol. He stayed and raised a large family here and some of his descendants still live in the area. In 1905 fellow Capitol worker John McMurtry and his family also lived at this address.