This was the home of Edward E. Jones, built in 1873
The tax record says it was built in 1896 with an effective year built of 1935 but those are usually wrong.
This home of 1-1/2 stories has been added to in traditional vernacular manners. To an early log rectangular cabin (see 1911 Sanborn Map) were added later adobe and frame extensions. The home has a gable roof and molded cornice. A projecting, pedimental gable entrance has Tuscan supports. Two over tow windows in the front gable have pedimental headers.
Evidence of title and directories suggests this house was built about 1873 for w Edward E. Jones, a miner. The house Jones sold in 1877 for $650 may have been only a small log cabin. Two additions, one of them adobe/had probably been made by 1889 when Susan Francis Williams leased it for $18 a month with an option to purchase for $3000, a substantial sum for the day.
Other sources call it the Jones/Williams/Johnson home.