|Samuel P. Jones (1847-1906) was an American preacher and evangelist during the time of Dwight L. Moody. Composer, music director, and publisher, E. O. Excell, served as his soloist and song leader for 20 years.|
Marriage and Family:
Laura McElwain Jones (1850-1926): Married Sam Jones, November 24, 1868. They had seven children (Beulah, Mary, Annie, Sam Paul, Robert W., Laura, Julia Baxter). With Walt Holcomb, a co-worker of Mr. Jones, she wrote The Life and Sayings of Sam P. Jones: A Minister of the Gospel, published in 1907.