- Birth Date
- 28 August 1839
- Death Date
- 9 December 1925
Albert traveled with his mother, Sarah Ann Bradshaw Till Jones, and his brother, Samuel Stephen Jones, on the 1856 Martin Handcart Company. As described in his journal, he also crossed the plains in 1862 as an out-and-back teamster with the Homer Duncan Company, reportedly the fastest round trip ox train dispatched from the Valley.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Horizon.
- Age at Departure: 16
- Age at Departure: 22
- 1900 Utah Census.
- Albert Jones, Autobiography, reel 5, box 6, fd. 5, item 1.
- Albert Jones notes, circa 1906.
- Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Reminiscences [n.d.].
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 6.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 7.
- Jones, Albert, [Reminiscences], Deseret Evening News, 1 September 1906, 20.
- Jones, Albert, Address, Handcart Veterans Association, 4 Oct. 1906. Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914, fd 1.
- Jones, Albert, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24 Sep. 1862.
- Josiah Rogerson, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856," Salt Lake Herald-Republican, 27 October 1907, 21.
- Josiah Rogerson, "Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children Crossed the Wilderness Afoot," Salt Lake Tribune, 4 January 1914.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 61.
- "L.D.S. Patriarch Dies at residence in Provo." Salt Lake Telegram, 10 December 1925, p. 8.
- Missionary Database
- Patience L. Archer reminiscences, undated, 57-92.
- "Patriarch Albert Jones of Provo Called by Death," Washington County News, 10 December 1925, 1.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 232.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Samuel Stephen Jones, Biographical sketches, 1891-2013.