Meridian, aka-Jones

Meridian, aka-Jones, Saskatchewan, Canada


Meridian SK

Post Office named “Meridian” here, but in 1888 this settlement was called “Jones”

It shows up on the NWMP station 1888 map, see below.
It is shown not as a NWMP station on the map below, but marked as if it was a settlement.
It was at B. M. Jones place per Oxbow history book, page 18, located on the Meridian line.
Just north of the Souris River NWMP Post at the US/Canada border.


Jones, aka: Meridian, part of the 1888 NWMP map in Estevan NWMP Museum,
Copy in Trooper & Redskin Book, by John G. Donkin

In 1885 B. M. Jones applied for a Post Office at Sec 24, Township 1, Range 1, W2 when Oxbow was chosen.
(per Oxbow and Glen Ewen History book, page 115)

Post Office History

Office Name: Meridian
Electoral District: Assiniboia East (Saskatchewan)
Established- Aug 1, 1899
Closed- Feb 28, 1914
Additional Information: Sec.24, Twp.1, R.1, W2 - 1899-08-01

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy
Bervellian Meredith Jones 1899-08-01 1901-12-07 Resignation
P. Irving Jones 1902-03-01 1914-02-28 Closed

Post Office Information Disclaimer:
This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

First Postmaster- Bervellian Meredith Jones
Jones Family History in this online document
http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/holdings/serials/pdf/SGS/42.1.pdf




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