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John Jones

Male Abt 1740 - 1805


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  • Born  Abt 1740  , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Move  Bef 1795  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will Written  2 May 1805  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • By the Grace of God Amen, I John Jones
      being sick & in a low state of health & calling to mind
      the mortality of my body & knowing that it is appointed
      for all men once to die And after Death to Judgment
      I believing in the resurection of the dead principaly &
      first of all I give my soul to god who give it &
      my Body to be buryed in a Christian manner at the
      discresion of my Executors & as touching my worldly
      goods wherewith it pleased the lord to bless me with
      I give & Demise in the following Manner I E first
      that all my Just Debtts be paid 2nd ly to my beloved
      wife Ann Jones I Bequeath all my household furniture
      Stock plantation tools my houses & half the land also
      ned lucy & bet During her life then Ned to Betsey-
      Bet To Benjemine & Lucy free the rest to be proportioned
      by household furniture that J s Nancy & Salley 3rd ly to
      my son allen Jones as 3 heirs one hundred Dollars Each
      When they come of age to be paid out of my Estate
      4th ly to heir of my Daughter Polly Rutland Gin 5th ly to
      Jinney Holladay fan & her children
      6th ly My son Britain Jones Sam & Semss Manachey 7th ly to my
      Son Benjamin J. Pety & Jude 8th ly Sarah J[ones?]
      Chair[n?] 9th ly Betsey J Mill[ey] & her children Siss 10 ly
      Nancy J ^[Pastural? Sun.?]. my land to be equally divided between Brittan & Benjamin J.^ at death of my wife according to
      Quanty & [qullily?] & for the due Execution of this
      my Last will & Testament I do do hereby appoint
      my trusty friends Benjamin Jones and John Wilson
      to act as this my last will is & I do hereby Revoke all
      and Every other will by heretofore maid Confirming
      this & this only in witness where of I have here-
      unto Set my hand & affixed my Seal this
      2nd of May 1805 N.B. Inter Lin'd before signed
      In Presents of
      John Wilson
      John (his x mark) Merrit John Jones Seal
      William Lancaster
    Died  Between 2 May 1805 and 2 Jun 1806  , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1384  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  James Jones, Sr.,   b. Between 1700 and 1708,   d. Bef Nov 1778, , , Halifax County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah [--?--],   b. Est 1700,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1567  Group Sheet

    Family  Ann Coffield,   b. 1746, , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806 
    Married  20 Dec 1766  , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Groom: John Jones
      Bride: Ann Coffield
      Bond Date: 20 Dec 1766
      Bond #: 000044156
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 001614
      County: Edgecombe
      Record #: 01 106
      Bondsman: James Jones; George Bryant
      Witness: Jas Hall
    Children 
     1. Allen Jones, Sr.,   b. Est 1767,   d. Bef 2 May 1805, , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Polly Jones,   b. Est 1769,   d. Bef 2 May 1805, , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jinney Jones,   b. Est 1771,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Britain Jones,   b. Est 1773,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Benjamin J. Jones,   b. Est 1775,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Jones,   b. Est 1777,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Jones,   b. 1785,   d. 1845
     8. Nancy Ann Jones,   b. 22 Apr 1790, , , Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1873, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F510  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1766 - , , Edgecombe County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Bef 1795 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 2 May 1805 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 2 May 1805 and 2 Jun 1806 - , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S783] Hancock County, Georgia, "Miscellaneous Records, Book C: 1803-1816", on microfilm in drawer 108, box 17, Court of Ordinary, (Morrow, Georgia: The Georgia Archives), will of John Jones (1805), 304-5.

    2. [S18] "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), marriage bond entry for John Jones & Ann Coffield.
      Groom: John Jones
      Bride: Ann Coffield
      Bond Date: 20 Dec 1766
      Bond #: 000044156
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 001614
      County: Edgecombe
      Record #: 01 106
      Bondsman: James Jones; George Bryant
      Witness: Jas Hall