On 25 November 1957, while her husband was
stationed at Travis AFB, CA, Henriette petitioned for naturalization
as a U.S. citizen and on the following day took the oath of
allegiance. The normal waiting period of 30 days between
filing a petition and the final hearing was waived in her case,
probably because Vincent had orders to ship overseas somewhere. in
the near future.
Grave markers for Vincent C. and Henriette C. Jones in
Section 25, Site 1655, Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent (King county),
Vincent enlisted in the Army at Murfreesboro, TN
on 25 June 1940 and was discharged on 22 September 1945.
On 23 August 1950 Vincent enlisted in the U.S.
Force where he served until his retirement on 30
While serving in England, he married Henriette
Cartharins Blokland in Harrow, England on 11 December 1953.