The united counties of Leeds and Grenville are in southern Ontario, Canada on the border with the United States.The county seat is Brockville.
Rachael Lapointe Dwinnell Jones was born in the United States on March 15, 1819. Rachel's parents are not known, but she may have been related to some of the other Lepoint families in the Front of Yonge, Leeds Grenville County where she and Isaac lived. Considerable evidence indicates that Florence Lapointe was her sister or a close relative.
She married David Jones on June 11, 1852 when she was about thirty-three years old. Their children and life together are also also described in the section on the Isaac and Rachel Dwinnell family.
Rachael died in Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario on March 19, 1874 (according to her granddaughter, Hester Johnson's notes) or March 22, 1873 (according to cemetery records).
The cemetery records indicate that she died of lung disease. She is buried in Cataraqui Cemetery in Lot 216, Section E with Victoria and John Miller's children.
On August 10 1850, the Cataraqui Cemetery in Kingston, Ontario was founded to meet the needs of recent immigrants who were not members of churches. The cemetery was outside the city, non-denominational, and anyone could be buried there. It was designed as a serene garden.