In 1936, the US Government contracted him to find the Ark of the Covenant, which led him to be reunited with Marion Ravenwood.
The relationship lasted until Jones left a week before their wedding.
He was married at least twice, fathered a son and daughter, and had several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Throughout his career, Jones found numerous famous mythological artifacts, including the Sankara Stones, the Ark of the Covenant, the Holy Grail, and the Crystal Skull of Akator, which placed him in conflict with different groups across the globe.
At some point in 1905, Indy and his parents visited relatives in New Mexico, and it was there that Indy rode on a pony - the first time he ever rode a horse, a talent he would eventually fully master.
During World War I, he used the name Henri Defense, and went by a number of aliases throughout his life.
Father and son relocated to Utah in 1912 but without Anna, their relationship became increasingly strained. withdrew into his studies, Indiana found himself in various locations as his father lectured once again.
By 1916, Indiana and his father had moved back to Princeton.
Their romance led to marriage in 1926, but a plane crash took Deirdre's life.
In the years leading up to World War II, Jones secured a teaching position at Marshall College.
In 1925, he began a brief relationship with Ravenwood's daughter Marion, which ended his friendship with Abner.