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John H. Jones

Hall County, Georgia Will Book B p149

Know all men by these presents......

I John H. Jones, being of sound and disposing mind having a desire to dispose of the property the Lord has blesses me with do make this my last will and testament to wit. I will and bequeath all my property, both real and personal, of whatever kind to my (wife), Hannah N. Jones, for her personal use and maintenance during her natural life or widowhood. I further will that my wife, Hannah H. Nones shall have full control of all property embodied in this will to use to the best advantage for her support, but that she shall not have the right and privilege to dispose of any realty without the advise and consent of the executors to this will hereinafter named, but by the consent of the executors she may sell any or all personal property, either by private or public sale, whichever is to the best advantage of herself or the estate. I further will that all money now on hand, or my accrue from the rental or sale of any property and not needed for the support of my wife, Hannah N. Jones, shall be kept in a good and safe bank, or loaned at any interest with good security. I will at the death of my wife, Hannah N. Jones, that all property, both real and personal, shall be sold by the executors, either by private or public sale, and the proceeds thereof shall be equally divided between my children, or their heirs. I further will that at my death my body shall have a decent and respectable burial before any of the above items of this will shall be of force. I name as my executors Dathan Jones and Joseph T. Clark (p150) who shall make good and solvent bond for the faithful execution and carrying out this my last will and testament.

Signed and sealed in the presence of the undersigned this October 3, 1914.

John H. Jones

Witnesses: Claud E. Robertson, ES Whitmire, George W. Moone, and JC Jones, NP

 

Whereas I John H. Jones, did on October 3, 1914, make my last will and testament, I do now, by this writing, add this codicil (addition) to my said will, to be taken as a part thereof- I will that after my burial expenses have been paid as hereby directed, that all my just debts be paid. After the death of my wife, Hannah N. Jones, I will that my property be sold and the proceeds be equally divided between my children or their heirs- heirs as there used is to be taken as meaning bodily issue. In addition to those names as executors I name RC Simmons.

In witness whereof, I hereunto place my hand and deal this January 16, 1915

John H. Jones Signed, sealed, published, and declared to us by the testator, John H. Jones.

Hall County, Georgia Inventory and Appraisement Book 2, p89

To: WD Floyd, RB Wilson, E. McNeal, Rufus Crow, and WS Lancaster, or any three of you are ordered to appraise and inventory the goods and chattels, land, tenements, rights, and credits of John H. Jones, deceased in the county of Hall, which shall be sworn to Dathan Jones and JT Clark.

Signed: WD Whelchel, Ordinary March 9, 1915

We, RB Wilson, WD Floyd, and WS Lancaster do swear that we appraised and inventoried the estate of John H. Jones, deceased, and presented it to Dathan Jones and JT Clark. March 11, 1915 Inventory and Appraisement of John H. Jones, deceased

10 shares of stock in the Jones Marble Co.

$1000.00 Note on Dathan Jones

$189.00 Note on Dathan Jones

$500.00 Stock of good $440.00

Open Accounts $33.00

Notes $82.00

Hall County, Georgia Annual Return Book 8, p364

Statement of Dathan Jones, Executor of the estate of John H. Jones (Annual Return)

Cash on hand and collections made March 29, 1915

Cash on hand in banks $54.54

Dividends 1915-1918 $400.00

January 14, 1919 From sale of stocks $1000.00

January 14, 1919 Collected on notes $1161.36

Total cash collected: $2614.90

Paid out on the following warrants (bills) February 16, 1915

JH Hunt, Voucher 1 $37.00

April 1, 1915 Hosch Bros. Co.

Voucher 2 $29.92 November 5, 1915 State Banks

Voucher 3 $207.32 December 3, 1915 JC McConnell

Voucher 4 $60.25 December 9, 1915 WD Whelchel

Voucher 5 $10.65 August 16, 1918 Stow Bell & Co.

Voucher 6 $102.50 December 14, 1918 Dr. ET Gribbs

Voucher 7 $30.00 Bond fee

1915-1918, Vo. 8

$40.00 December 1915 Jones Marble Co.,

Voucher 9 $139.50 Mrs. John H. Jones,

Vo. 10

$395.59 January 14, 1919 Ettie Jones,

Voucher 11 $226.60 Mellie Jones,

Voucher 12 $226.60 Lula Jones,

Voucher 13 $226.60 Susan N. Bell,

Voucher 14 $226.60 Josie Clark,

Voucher 15 $226.60 Lilly A. Robbs,

Voucher 16 $226.60 Dathan Jones,

Voucher 17 $226.60. Total cash paid out: $2602.30

Dated: July 1, 1919

p365

Voucher 1 Gainesville, Georgia February 16, 1915

Received of Dathan Jones, Executor $37.00 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones.

Signed: JH Hunt

Voucher 2 Gainesville, Georgia April 1, 1915 Received of Dathan Jones, Executor $29.92 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones. Signed: Hosch Brothers & Co., JH Hosch, President

Voucher 3 Gainesville, Georgia November 5, 1915 Received of Dathan Jones, Executor $207.32 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones. Signed: State Banking Company

Voucher 4 Gainesville, Georgia December 3, 1915 Received of Dathan Jones, Executor 60.25 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones. Signed: JC McConnell Co.

Voucher 5 Gainesville, Georgia December 9, 1915 Received from Dathan Jones, Exetor. $10.65 in full of cost to date. Signed: WD Whelchel, Ord.

Voucher 6 Gainesville, Georgia August 16, 1918 Received of Dathan Jones, Executor $102.50 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones. Signed: Stow Bell & Co., DC Stow, Owner

Voucher 7 Gainesville, Georgia December 14, 1918 Received of Dathan Jones, Executor $30.00 in full settlement of all demands against the estate of estate of John H. Jones. Signed: E.T. Gibbs

Voucher 8 Gainesville, Georgia June 18, 1918 In Account with Sidney O. Senite, General Insurance 3/9/18, National Surety Co., Policy #83309, Premium $10.00. Paid 6/24/1918. Signed: Sidney O. Senite Gainesville, Georgia April 2, 1917 In Account with Sidney O. Senite, General Insurance 3/9/11, National Surety Co., Policy #83309, Premium $10.00. Paid 12/6/1917. Signed: Sidney O. Senite Gainesville, Georgia July 1, 1916 In Account with Sidney O. Senite, General Insurance 3/9/16, National Surety Co., Policy #83309, Premium $10.00. Paid 7/3/1916. Signed: Sidney O. Senite Dathan Jones or JT Clark In Account with Roper and Washington, Real Estate and Insurance Comapny, Gainesville, Georgia, April 1915, National Surety Company, Premium $10.00, Paid May 29, 1915. Signed: WR Roper

Voucher 9 Jones Marble and Granite Co. Inc. Gainesville, Georgia December 1, 1915 Sold to Dathan Jones, Executor in estate of John H. Jones; Monument to John H. Jones, deceased, $139.50 Received of Dathan Jones, Exctr. of John H. Jones, $130.00 in full settlement for monument to John H. Jones. Signed: Jones Marble and Granite Co. Inc.

Voucher 10 Gainesville, Georgia May 24, 1919

Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $395.59

Nov 15, 1915 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $12.50

Nov 16 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $16.00

Dec 7 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $35.83

July 3, 1916 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $20.50

Sep 13 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $04.00

Oct 30 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $30.95

Oct 3 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $03.00

Nov 15 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $32.81

Dec 1 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $120.00

Mar 19, 1918 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $25.00

Apr 25 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $20.00

May 8 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $25.00

May 27 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $25.00

Jun 10 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $15.00

Jun 22 Cash paid to Mrs. John H. Jones Total: $25.00

Personally appeared before me Dathan Jones, who being duly sworn desposes and says that he is the executor of the estate of John H. Jones and that the above account is money actually paid by him to Mrs. John H. Jones, beneficiary under the will during her life time. He further desposes and says that Mrs. John H. Jones was an invalid for several years and in the bed most of the time and that he never received a receipt for any money paid her. Dathan Jones CE Smith, NP

Voucher 11 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Ettie Jones

Voucher 12 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Mollie Jones

Voucher 13 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Lula Jones Voucher

14 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Susan N. Bell Voucher

15 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Josie Clarke Voucher

16 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate. Lilly A. Robbs Voucher

17 Gainesville, Georgia January 14, 1919 Received of Dathan Jones, Ex. $226.60 in full settlement of my part of said estate.

Dathan Jones Hall County, Georgia Letters of Dismission Book p169 Dathan Jones and JT Clark, applied for and received Letters of Dismission from Executorship on the estate of John H. Jones, deceased. They further discharge, exonerate, and dismiss the National Surety Company of New York from any security entered into by and for the said executors. August 4, 1919 WD Whelchel, Ordinary

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