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Will of Vinkler Jones- 1817

Granville County Will Book 12, Page 229

In the name of God Amen  I Vinkler Jones Senr. of Granville County & State of North Carolina being old knowing that it is once appointed for man to die do make this my last will & testament.  I do now renounce revoke & make void all other wills made by me -

Item.  I lend unto my wife Elizabeth Jones during her natural life the following property the plantation whereon I now live, Phebe, Delpha, Jinny, Daniel Dick, Mary & Amanda, after her death I give the above sd. property as will be mentioned below, I lend her one of my best mares, I lend her one half of my cattle & hoggs   fifty barrels of corn, twenty bushels of wheat  lend her all my household & kitchen furniture -

Item.  I have given my Son Westwood A. Jones money to buy lands, also I give him the following named negroes   Lewis, Doll, Judy, Limmon, Tom, Caty,   I give unto his daughter Elizabeth N. Leathers, I have given him a bead furniture & stock -

Item.  I give unto my son John Jones the tract of land whereon he now lives  I give him the following negreos named Lewis, Milley, Armistead.  I give unto his daughter Carroline Dolley & her too children named Sintha & Charles, also I give unto his Vinkler Jones one negro boy named Daniel after my & my wifes death I have given him one bead & furniture & stock -

Item.  I give unto my son Francis Jones the tract of land he sold to Mr. L. Henderson.   I givehim the following named negros, Daphney, Anney, Rose, George Anthony, Lewis, Rachel, Lelina Mary  her two children & Hannah  I have given one bead & furniture & stock -

Item.  I give unto my son William Jones the tract of land I bought of Samuel Morse dec'd whereon I now live, I give him the tract of land I bought of Robert Smith whereon he now lives, after his mothers death I give him the following named negroes Larke, Nan, Dilcey, her child Venustea, Lucy, Lewis, Eddy mun, Granville, Angelina, Salva her two children Jane, Judith, Harrison, Dick, Jimmey  Amanda, Mary her child Chancey Tom Jones and Jeffrey and all their future increase, I give him all my horses except the mare I let my wife one half of my stock of cattle & hoggs - I give him all crops of corn, of Tobacco, & corn only what I have given his mother, I give him al my household kitchen furniture after his mother's death -

Item.  I give unto my daughter Mary Harris two Dollars -

Item.  I give unto my daughter Nancy Booth the following namd. negros, Suky, Grace, Fanny, Betty, Phebe, Juno,  I have given her one bead & furniture & stock.

Item.  I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Burrow the following named negros named Sarah, Hannah, her child named Harry, Violet, Charles, Ritter  I have given one bead & furniture & stock -

item.  It is my will & desire that my two negro women old Phebe & Delpha shall be free after my wifes death -

Item.  If, I have omitted giving any part of my estate away in this my last Will I give such omitted property to my son William Jones, I do hereby nominate Constitute & appoint my son William Jones, Executor of this my last Will & testament  I do hereby Renounce  revoke, and make void all other wills made by me.  Given under my hand & seal this fifth day of September one thousand Eight hundred & seventeen.

Vinkler Jones Senr. 

Test
Ivey Harris
Thomas Reeks
Agnes H. Reeks
Bryant Kittrell
 

State of North Carolina
Granville County
February Court 1832

In obedience to our order issuing from the Superior Court of Granville County bearing test the first Monday of September 1831, commanding the justice of this court to record the last will and testament of Vinkler Jones Senr. dec'd - and the foregoing paper writing being produced to this court together with a record of the section said Superior Court, concerning the probate of the last will and testament of Vinklery Jones Senr.  Dec'd.  whereby it appears from the verdict of the Jury that the said foregoing paper writing is the last Will and Testament of the said Vinkler Jones Senr. Dec'd. on motion it is ordered by the court that the said foregoing last will and testament of Vinkler Jones Senr.  Dec'd be recorded.

Witness
Steph. K. Sneed, C.S.C.


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