Lynetta Putan, was a hard work mother working two jobs as a waitress and a factory worker. James Jones also backed up the Klu Klux Klan. Jim Jones was born ( Nov. 13, 1978) in his hometown of Crete,Indiana. When Jim was born his parents didnt pay alot of attention to him when he was younger. His mom couldn't pay attention to him because she was always at work.