Jones Williams was the son of Sally and Emanuel Williams and the brother of Walter Watkin Williams, Carter Williams, Biddy Ann Williams-Christian, Annie Williams-Carter, Keziah Williams-Cross, and Isaac Williams. Family relationships are detailed in several Freedmans Bank records for accounts opened by Walter Williams. The most extensive listing is in the record dated 08 AUG 1871. Isaac is described as dead. Jones was the wife of Mary Wilkerson Williams, identified from plantation and birth records for their children. Jerdone Family Papers, 1736-1918, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.