John Jett
Will dated January 10, 1863 - Probated September 13, 1864

Barbour County, VA

Submitted by Chris Jett
John Jett: Barbour Co., Wva
Wife - Sally;
Sons - William and John;
Daughters - Polly Reed, Matilda Lipscomb, Lucinda Peppers, Luiza Wattson;
Others - Grandson Wesley and sons-in-law Jonathan Reed, James Lipscomb, William Peppers;
Executors - William P. Bartlett or Parker Pepper;
Witnesses - Abraham Hudkins and William P. Bartlett;
Asks that grandson, Wesley, be bound to Stephen Hall or some other good man. Only $1 to some children. Equal shares to grandsons and other children.

The above will was found in a book on Barbour County Wills in the Houston Genealogical Library. I apologize that I have lost the source information The will was for John Jett (1786-1864), son of William Jett, married to Sarah "Sally" Smith (1789-1864). Their sons, William and John moved west to Ritchie and Roane Counties VA/WV, becoming pioneers in Otterslide area John (1786-1864) was my 4th great grandfather.
Chris Jett

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