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WILL OF NICHOLAS JONES - KANAWHA CO., [W]VA

Date made: 9 March 1833

Source: Kanawha Co., [W]VA Will Book 1, page 175

In the Name of God Amen. I, NICHOLAS JONES, of the County of Kanawha

State of Virginia being weak and infirm in body but perfectly sound and rational in mind do

make this my last Will and Testament.

Item-the 1st. I will unto my sister LYDIA JONES the lands on which live during her natural

life and her death to be sold and the proceeds thereof equally divided among my four

Brothers viz: JOHN JONES, THOMAS JONES, DAVID JONES and LEWIS JONES.

Item-the 2nd. I do further will unto my sister LYDIA all my personal property i.e. all my

household and Kitchen Furniture, Stock and Farming Utensils together with all other

property that I may possess at my decease after paying my just debts and defraying my

funeral expenses.

Item-3rd. I wish my brother JOHN JONES to be sole executor to my Estate and that said

Executor sell so much of my personal property as my sister LYDIA is not desirous to keep

and the said Executor pay over to LYDIA the proceeds of the property thus sold for her

sole use and benefit. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the ninth

day of March eighteen hundred and thirty tree.[sic]

Attest: Felix G.

Hansford Signed:

Nicholas Jones

Little Broy [?] Shrewsbury

At a court held for Kanawha County the 10th day of March 1835 This last will and Testament of Nicholas Jones deceased was this day presented in Court and proven by the Oaths of Felix G. Hansford and Littlebury [?] Shrewsbury subscribing witnesses therto and ordered to be recorded.


Submitted by Adina Dyer adyer@nfe.com


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