William Jones Family Records
Jones County, NC
Wills of North Carolina-Jones County-Vol. A (1778-1807)
p. 361-134 - Sept. 6, 1791-Feb. Term, 1795
William Jones (original will folder at the State Archives date 1795)
To son John Jones, two negroes which he has in his possession.
To son James, a negro which he now has in his possession.
To daughter Milley Winset, a negro which she now has in her possession.
To daughter Nancy Smith, a negro which she now has in her possession.
To son Hardy Jones, land he now lives on containing all I own below the lower fork of Hurricane Branch and a negro which he now has in his possession.
To son Frederick, a negro which he now has.
To daughter Jean Thomas, a negro which she has now in her possession.
To son Jonas Jones, a negro.
To son William, plantation whereon I now live and all land I now own and have not otherwise disposed of, three negroes, my grist mill and still, a horse, a feather bed and furniture.
All estate not disposed of to be divided to all my children.
Esrs: My sons John and James Jones. Wits: Jacob Johnston, Randal Johnston, Amos Johnston. - Images
p. 393-1784 - White, Joseph - to Henrietta (wife), Sarah McRee (niece), William Jones (son-in-law), Mary Winslow (sister). The Jones Family of North Carolina, Alabama and Florida researched by Gerald Fletcher Greene.
Other Jones County Jones' Wills at the State Archives
Jones, Hardy - wife Barbary; daughter Levinia Jones
Exrs John Jones and James Rhodes
Wits: Robert Winsett, William Alphin
Written: 10 Jul 1790. Proved in open court February Term, 1792 - Images
Jones, James - wife Ann
Sons Aretas, Rial and Allen
Daughters Ann, Arillea, Silvia, Morinda, Eleaney, Elvey
Exrs: John Jones, Thomas Johnston Jr.
Wits: William Jones, William Winsett
Test: Isaac Thomas
Written: 13 Dec 1795. Proved in open court February Term, 1796 - Images
Jones, James - wife Sarah
Sons James, Fred'k, Ezekel, Elijah, Bazel, Jacob
Daughters Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary
Exrs: Wife Sarah and James Jones
Wits: Ba'sl Richard, Jol Ives, Joseph Truet
Written: 15 Jan 1798. Proved in open court February Term, 1802 - Images
Jones Sr., Jonas - wife Mary
Nephew Jonas Jones son of John Jones
Exrs: James Jones
Wits: Henry Rhodes, Benjamin Rhodes
Written: 11 Jul 1838 - Images
Lenoir County, NC Kinship Report, Burials
Contributed by Carol Robinson
Jones, Aretus Sr., 9-1-1782 – 11-3-1866, son of James Jones & Anne Unknown,
spouse of Frances Winsett & Miriam Howard, at Worley Cemetery, Pink Hill
Twshp, Lenoir County, N.C.
Jones, Artus Jr., 3-1810 – 3-30-1874, son of Artus Jones Sr. & Frances
Winsett, spouse of Elizabeth Holland, at Aretus Jones Cemetery, Trent Twshp.
Lenoir County, N.C
Winsett, Frances, 10-13-1786 – 11-14-1849, da. of John Winsett & Mary
Unknown, spouse of Aretus Jones Sr., at Worley Cemetery, Pink Hill Twshp,
Lenoir County, N.C.