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Will of Jacob Jones (Jr.)

(written September 10, 1840 - Franklin Co., NC)

(probated 1851 - Franklin Co., NC)


"being unwell and far advanced in life"

To the children of my daughter MARTHA LONG-25 acres on my house tract joining Josiah Bridges Sr; also $50 to the sd Martha Long & her children.

To my wife Susanna-lend to her the balance of my home tract & all my Ratley land, with 5 negroes Nat, Poll, Alecy, Lucinda & Ann Eliza; etc.

To my daughter HARRIET MOORE- negroes Chany & Silvy.

To my grandson WILBER FISK FOSTER- lend to him negro girl Maria until he is age 21; also the feather bed & furniture his mother Susanna Foster carried from my house.

To my son JACOB C-$1.

To my son JOSHUA-negro boy Davy.

To my sons CALVIN, CHESLEY & WESLEY- negroes Jeffrey, Adaline, Doctor & Sam, to be sold & divided among them 3 & the children of JACOB C JONES. Other legacies & provisions.

Executors: my 3 sons Calvin Jones, Chesley Jones & Wesley Jones

Witnesses: Peyton Harris, Caswell Finch


*Notice that Jacob has the same two slaves in his will that Jacob Sr gave to his son Jacob*


My   Connection   to   Jacob   Jones   Jr.

Brother to Council Jones who married Susanna Denby.

Jacob Jones Jr. married Susanna ?

My 4th Great Uncle.


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Ann (JOBE) Brown
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