There is much discussion and much confusion surrounding a family "coat of arms". Many countries of the world have their own history and traditions about the coat of arms. This theme is the "coat of arms" (a.) for the surname JONES. It will be coded (a.), and will refer to any discussion that has to do with this topic.
For my own family tree climbing, a certain coat of arms was used by many generations. This symbol became a helpful way to trace back my own ancestors. My own research into the coat of arms used by various folks who carried the surname JONES became a fascinating trip through history, and a method to get around a number of brick walls. Anyone who has an interest in this topic is invited to join the discussion, and to become part of the network for Jones Genealogy.