Arthur Jones was born around 1838 in Ireland. Son of John Jones and Ethel-Esther Dunn, he married Elisabeth Berney, daughter of Maurice and Mary Corkoran, on June 11th 1861 in Montreal. At least eight children were born of that union. In 1854, he moves to Montreal with his parents. He’s a servant, a broom maker and a hotel keeper. He dies on November 13th 1908 and he is buried three days later in Montreal.
John Jones was born around 1800, on the sea, on a ship from Ireland. He married Louise Lambert, daughter of Alexandre Lambert and Louise Cyr in 1844 in Percé, Gaspésie. From their union were born 8 children. In 1861, this fisherman live at Percé in a 1 floor wooden house. He can neither read nor write. The date of his death is unknown.