Solomon Jones

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Solomon Jones Will 1899



Henderson County = In the Superior Court

In the matter of the will ) Before C M Pace

of Solomon Jones ) Clerk of Superior Court

Assena T Jones being duly sworn doth say:

That Solomon Jones of said county is dead, having first made and published his last will and testament and that she is the executrix named therein.

Further that the property of the said Solomon Jones consists of a tract of land containing 160 acres, worth about $800. A small amount of household and kitchen furniture is worth about $15.00 so far as can be ascertained at the date of this application: and that she is the party entitled under said will to the said property during her lifetime.

Sworn to and subscribed )

before me this 11th day of ) Assena T. Jones

May 1899 )

CM Pace

Clerk of Superior court


I Solomon Jones of Henderson Co and the State of North Carolina being by occupation a farmer make this my last will.

I give devise and bequeath my estate and property real and personal as follows, that is to say my real and personal estate on "Mount Hebron" in Henderson County, North Carolina to go to my wife Assena T Jones during her mortal life then to be sold and divided equally among my first wife's children and if none alive to my first wife's grandchildren.

I give and devise thirteen hundred and forty-three dollars joint stock in the Middle Saluda Turnpike Road to my sons and daughters as follows, to wit: William Jones, Hicks Jones, Elizabeth Sentell, Eliza Fauxler, Lucinda McCrary, Mahulda Anders, Matilda Hart, and Jane Cox. I give to Julia Ann McCrary her husband Adolphus cash notes; to Rebecca Mullinax her husband Erwin Mullinax cash notes: to Mariah Anderson wife of William Anderson, one hundred and fifty-dollars in notes on her husband.

If my present wife should have an heir or more by me I desire it or them to be equal heirs with my first wife Mary Jones' children

I appoint Assena T Jones, my wife, of the County of Henderson and the State of North Carolina, executrix of this my last will and testament.

In witness whereof I have signed and sealed and published and declared this instrument as my last will and testament at Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina

This the year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-five, the eleventh day of June

Solomon Jones

The said Solomon Jones at Hendersonville on the eleventh day of June , One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-five signed and sealed this instrument and published and declared the same the same as and for his Last Will and we at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have here unto written our names as subscribing witnesses.

J.G. Waldrop

D. Stradley

W.G.B. Morris