Submitted by Bobby Jones.
Marshall County Will Book 1, page 286 I George Jones of the County of Marshall and the State of Virginia being of sound mind memory do therefore make ordain publish and declare this my last will and testament, that is to say, first after all my Lawfull debts are paid. I give and devise to my wife all of my household and kitchen furniture and one third of my personal property to have and to hold and do as she please with. I likewise leave my wife full posesion of my farm as long as she remains my widow or to my children becomes of aig and if she would live in widowhood to my children becomes of aig. That they shall draw equal proportions of the rent of said two thirds of the farm and at the decease of my wife I require the farm be sold and the proceeds to be equally divided between my children. I will constitute and appoint David Jones and Thomas w Reary my excutor of this my last will and testament. In writing whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this twelfth day of December in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty one George Jones (seal) signed sealed published and declared by the said George Jones as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at the request of the said George Jones and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names and place of residence in writing. Jal. Campbell of Marshall County Va. Wm. Warden of Marshall County Va. Virginia Marshall County Court. Febuary term 1862 Febuary 17, 1862 A writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of George Jones deceased was this day proved by the oaths of James Campbell and William Warden the subscribing witneses thereto and is ordered to be recorded and Thomas WReary and David Jones the excutors named in said who made oath thereto according to law, together with Abner R. Kinsing their security who qualified to sufficincy entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $500. payable and conditioned as the law directs, certificate is granted the said Thomas WReary and David Jones for attaining a probate of said will in due form. A Copy Teste E.H. Caldwell clerk James D. Morris depty