Will of Charles Jones.

Submitted by Bobby Jones.

Marshall County Will Book 2, page 302

In the name of God Amen: I Charles Jones being weak in body
but of sound mind and disposing memory and aware of the uncertainty
of life and the certainty of death do make ordain and publish this my
last will and testament in the manner and form following vig:
1st I order and direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses
to be paid by my excutor hereafter named and respectable monument
put to my grave.
2nd I give and bequeth to my beloved wife Nancy A. Griffth now
Nancy A. Jones all my property both personal and real
estate after paying the above named funeral expenses and all
my just debts and monument to my grave and paying each of
my children Texia George H. and Anna B. five dollars, so long
as she my beloved wife Nancy A lives and remains my widow
and should she cease to be be my widow, my said property to be divided
according to law.
3rd I hereby appoint my beloved wife Nancy A. my excutor and no bond to be
required of her as such excutor. Given under my hand and seal this 14th
day of January 1888.
Charles Jones

Signed sealed and declared by Charles Jones in our presence
and in the presence of each other being requested by him to witness the
same as his will. this 14th day of January 1888.
J.T. Frances
John Rogerson

West Virginia Clerks Office Marshall County Court Feby 23rd 1888
A paper writing bearing date on the 14th of January 1888 purporting
to be the last will and testament of Charles Jones late of this County said
was this day fully proved before me in my office by the oaths of J.T.
Francis and John Rogerson the subscribing witnesses thereto and is ordered to
be recorded and Nancy A. Jones the excutor therein named qualified
as such taking the oath required by law, no bond or security being
required of her by said will.
Teste Thoms. Fiene clk.
County Court Marshall County W. Va.