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 seal 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.