Rees Jones and his wife, Hannah and children Richard, Lowry and Evan, came from Merionethshire, arrived in Pa 7-17-1684 and settled in Merion, where the father died 11-26-1697.  In his will the name is given as Rees John William.  Besides the children born in Wales, there were 5 others - John, Edward, Jane, Sarah and Margaret.

Richard married Jane Evans and, after her death, Rebecca Vernon Garrett, and settled in Goshen, where he died 7-16-1771.  He was a surveyor and conveyancer, clerk and recorder for Goshen MM many years, and a very useful citizen.  By his first wife he had a son, Rees, who m 1-23-1731-2, Amy cock, dau of Henry and Mary Cock, of Long Island.  Their son, Benjamin Jones, married Rebecca Eavenson, and settled in Westtown, near the present railroad station.  Their children were: