He first married (1) Mary Maybank, then (2) Sarah Anderson, and then (3) Elizabeth Screven Lee Hart, who is the daugher of John and Mary Esther Screven Hart. The one surviving child by his first marriage was Joseph Maybank Jones.
He was Captain of the Liberty Independent Troop during the War of 1812. He died from injuries sustained when he was thrown from a buggy. He is buried beside his first two wives in the family cemetery on Retreat Road.