Will of HARDY M. JONES-1873
Halifax County Probate Court 1873
I HARDA M. JONES of the county of Halifax and State of North Carolina do make and declare this to be my last will and testament in the manner and form as
Item th 1. I loan to my wife MANERVY every thing that I possess as it stand at my death and after death of my wife I give to my gran daughter MARY
CURTIS one third of my land including my dwelling house to her & her heirs for ever.
Item th 2. and the other two thirds I give to SARINA DANIEL & CANDIS MEACHAM to be equally divided between the two.
Item 3d. I give to ANDREW DANIEL at my death my double barrel shot to him and his heirs for ever also my shoe bench and tools.
I appoint my wife MANERVY JONES my executor to carry in to effect this my last will and testament and to pay my funeral expenses and all my just debts to
whom so ever owing.
In witness I have her unto set my hand and
seal the 19th day of Septr. 1872.
HARDA M. JONES ("X" his mark)
A. S. GREEN
J. W. JOHNSTON
The foregoing paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of HARDA M. JONES,
deceased is exhibited for probate in open Court, by MANERVY JONES, the Executrix therein
named, and the due execution thereof by the said HARDY M. JONES is proved by the oath and examination of A. G. GREEN and J. W. JOHNSTON the subscribing
It is therefore considered by the Court that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and Testament of the said HARDA M. JONES, and
the same is ordered to be recorded and filed.
And therefore the said MANERVY JONES the Executrix as aforesaid comes and is duly qualified as such, by taking and subscribing the oaths prescribed by
Law. March 10, 1873.
"Records of Estates Halifax County, North Carolina, 1868-1909", David B. Gammon & Stephen E. Bradley, Jr.:
#168- (176) - 6 Mar 1873. MANERVY JONES testified that HARDY M. JONES died with will. Estate valued at $225 -250, including 25 acres. Heirs: Sd HARDY M.
JONES' children, namely THERESA DANIEL, CANDIS MITCHUM; granddaughter MARY CURTES a minor. MANERVY JONES. Appointed.
(Note by DW: WILLIAM MITCHUM -CANDIS JONES, married April 5, 1865 Halifax Co.)
(See also: Will of Rosa Daniel )