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Navy officer

Catesby Ap Roger Jones, American navy officer. famous fight with Monitor, 1862.

Background

Jones, Catesby Ap Roger was born on April 15, 1821 in Fairfield, Virginia, United States. Son of Roger and Mary Ann Mason (Page) Jones.

Career

Assistant in surveying Tampa Bay, 1843. Officer on ironclad Virginia (known in North as Merrimac), acting commander.

Achievements

  • Famous fight with Monitor, 1862.

Connections

Married Gertrude Tartt, March 23, 1865, 6 children.

father:
Roger Jones

mother:
Mary Ann Mason (Page) Jones

spouse:
Gertrude Tartt