Luella Douglas (1887-1979) was born in Hamilton County, Illinois. She married Jesse Douglas in 1925, at Ottawa, Illinois. Ernest M. Jones (1924-2012) was born in Bloomington, son of Albert G. and Ethel Pearl Smith Jones. Olive P. Douglas Jones (1925-2020) was born in Bloomington to Luella and Jess Douglas. Ernest Jones and Olive P. Douglas married in 1950.

This collection contains photocopies of family Bible records, marriage licenses, remembrance cards, and obituaries of members of primarily the Douglas/Douglass and Jones families, as well as family related by marriage. More extensive documents, photographs, and ephemera are included in folders dedicated to Louella Douglas, Peggy Jones and Ed Cox, Olive Douglas Jones, and Ernest Martin Jones.