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John Jones SrAge: 71 years17201791

Name
John Jones Sr
Given names
John
Surname
Jones
Name suffix
Sr
Birth about 1720 30

Birth of a son
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Benjamin Jones

Death of a brotherRobert Jones Jr
about 1771 (Age 51 years)

Death of a brotherJames Jones
about 1773 (Age 53 years)

Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 56 years)

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
Death of a brotherRichard Jones
about 1779 (Age 59 years)

Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 60 years)

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Death about 1791 (Age 71 years)

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# ID: I349 # Name: John Robert Richard JONES # Sex: M # Birth: ABT 1720 # Death: ABT 1791 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA # Will: 27 SEP 1791 St James Parish, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA # Note: Will of John Jones, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia, USA Will Book #3, pp. 86-87, written 27 Sep 1791, proved 9 Jan 1792. In the name of god amen I John Jones of the parish of Saint James in the county of Mecklenburg and Colony of Virginia being in perfect health and sound mind, thanks be to God for the same and knowing the uncertainty of this life do make and declare this my last will and testament in the manner and form following, viz: first, principally I recommend my Soul to God who gave it, trusting in his mercies and in the mercies of my redeemer for the remissions of all my sins, desiring my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter named and as to the temporal estate it nath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me (after all my Just debts are paid) I give and bequeath to my son Jame Jones my negro man named Roger to him and his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin all that traact or parcel of land and plantation he now lives on also my negro man named Sam and his first choice of my horses to him and his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my son John Jones my negro man named Harry and his next choice of my horses to him and his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Blanks my negro woman named Sarah and her first choice of my feather beds and furniture and my trunk to her and her heirs and assigns forever. I give an bequeath to my daughter Philadelphia Yancey her next choice of my feather beds and furniture to her and her heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Amelia Vaughn her next choice of my feather beds and furniture to her and her heirs and her assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Frances Wilkins my chest and her choice of two of my cows and calves to her and her heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my two granddaughters Sarah Griffin and Frances Griffin all the tract or parcel of land joining the land whereon Mr. John Wilburn now lives formerly called Reeds' land containing 433 acres to be equally divided between two of them and their heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my two grandsons Joseph Blanks and John Blanks all of the tract or land and plantation whereon I now live to be equally divided between them two otherwise to sell the land and divide the money equally between them two (but not against their mother's consent in case she would want to live on it) to them and their heirs and assigns forever. I likewise give and bequeath to my said grandson Joseph Blanks my copper steel worm cap and my saddle and gun to him and his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath all the tract and parcel of land joining Smiths land and known by the name of the mountain tract containing 470 acres to my four daughters, namely: Philadelphia Yancey, Amelia Vaughn, Ann Blanks, and Frances Wilkins also all my other estate not already mentioned to be equally divided between them four to them and their heirs and assigns forever. And I appoint my sons, Benjamin Jones, James Jones, and Joseph Blanks, executors to my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have herunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of September 1791. Test: John Willburn, Peter Overbee (grandson), Mackodiah Overbee (grandson). John Jones Mecklenburg Co., Virginia, USA. WB 4:1 John Jones. Administration account and report of the estate of John Jones, deceased, returned to court by Benjamin Jones, acting executor under order of July Court 1792. Allotment and division of the estate of John Jones made January 1792 - Legatees: Benjamin Jones - certain personal property James Jones - personal property Joseph Blanks, Junr. - legacy in full John Jones - Legacy in full Philadelphia Yancey - specific legacy paid to Robert Yancey, her husband. Frances Wilkins - specific legacy paid to Charles Wilkins, her husband. Amelia Vaughan - specific legacy paid to John Vaughan, her husband. Ann Blanks - specific legacy paid to Joseph Blanks, Senr., her husband. Account and division of estate examined and approved by James Yancey and Sterling Yancey, commissioners, December 5, 1794. Recorded September 11, 1797. Father: Robert JONES b: ABT 1695 Marriage 1 Phelishia PUGH * Married: ABT 1738 Children 1. Has Children Philadelphia JONES b: ABT 1743 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA 2. Has No Children James JONES 3. Has No Children Benjamine JONES 4. Has No Children John Jones JR. 5. Has No Children Ann JONES 6. Has No Children Amelia JONES 7. Has No Children Frances JONES 8. Has No Children Robert JONES 9. Has No Children Ambrose JONES 10. Has No Children Richard JONES