The Caddo Herald
June 14, 1901
At his ranch twenty miles east of Caddo, Ex-Governor Wilson N. Jones died Tuesday evening at 4 o’clock after an illness of several days. He was possessed of considerable property, and had been governor of the Choctaw Nation a number of terms. For the past several years he had made his home at Sherman, Texas and had many friends there who regret his demise. He had come to his ranch a week or so ago where he was taken ill. All that friends and loving relatives could do was done to save him, but death was inevitable. His sorrowing family have the sympathy of the entire Choctaw nation, a host of dear friend s and The Herald. His funeral occurred at his family burying ground near his ranch Wednesday evening . Many friends from Caddo and a distance attended.