Inventory, Appraisement and
Account Sales of James Jones
also

“Account of Sales of Land”
of Elizabeth Holmes Jones and James Jones, deceased

DRAFT 8 JUN 05\Rev 21Aug2005\

Mecklenburg, VA Will Book 14 pages 289, 290 and 291, Inventory and Appraisement of James Jones:

            a.            Transcribe from handwritten documents by Charles R. Jones and Granddaughters Ashley and Halie Guidry May 29, 2005.  Cousin Dawn Hill proofed and made corrections July 2005.

            b.            A copy of this handwritten document was furnished by my 9th Cousin Dawn Hill.  Dawn and I are descendents of James and Elizabeth Holmes Jones.  Dawn is descendent of James's son John S. Jones who lived in Dallas County, Arkansas in 1850.


MECKLENBURG, VA WILL BOOK 14, PAGES 289, 290 & 291:

PAGE 289:

An Inventory with Appraisements of the Estate of James Jones, deceased, made this the 16th day of December 1836 by Samuel Simmons, John Wittshire, C. J. Simmons, and Woodson V. Johnson, appraisers.

 

           

Feather bed with furniture, $ 15.00 + ditto ditto $ 11.50

$26.00

Ditto ditto $15.00 + ditto ditto $14.00

$29.00

Sitting chairs

$ 4.75

2 spinning wheels

$ 2.50

1 beaufat

$ 4.00

1 cupboard

$ 1.55

1 pine table

$ 0.25

1 chest

$ 0.35

1 saddle, bridle and blanket

$ 4.00

5 butter pots

$1.25

2 parcel books

$10.00

2 chamber pots

$0.50

1 rule, saw & scales

$0.50

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2 dinner pots and hooks

$ 0.50

2 dinner pots and hooks

$ 0.50

2 oven + lids

$ 0.12

2 dinner pots and hooks

$ 0.50

2 oven + lids

$ 0.12

shovel + tongs

$ 0.30

1 pair of wedges

$ 0.60

1 box of knives and forks

$ 2.00

1 parcel earthenware

$ 2.00

1 coffee mill

$ 0.12

1 flax wheel and 1 reel

$ 0.50

1 churn

$ 0.25

1 pole axe

$ 0.50

1 weavers slaie, canister candle stick

$ 0.50

1 trundle bedstead

$ 0.50

1 sorrel mare

$40.00

1 red cow

$10.00

3 heifers

$10.00

1 yoke oxen

$25.00

1 sow and 4 shoats

$6.00

1 blanket

$1.00

______

$184.84

 

 

            ______________________________________________________                       
Given under our hands this 16th day of December 1836

Sack H. Jones, Admr.                          Samuel Simmons

                                                            Whitmore Simmons

                                                            W. V. Johnson

 

 

At a Court held for Mecklenburg County on the 20th of November 1837, the forgoing inventory and appraisement of the Estate of James Jones, deceased, was this day produced in open court and ordered to be recorded.

EXAMINER                                                    TESTE  Richard B. Baptist, C.C.

An account of sales of the Estate of James Jones, deceased, made the 16th day of December 1836 by Sack H. Jones, (ADMR:) and payable 16th December 1837.

 

Person's Name

Property

Amount

 

Isaac H. Jones

1 bed and furniture

$14.00

 

Elizabeth B Jones

1 do do

$15.00

 

Wm E Jones

1 do do

$15.50

 

Samuel Simmons, Jr

1 do do

$11.05

 

Samuel H. Jones

1 chamber pot

$0.25

 

Elizabeth B. Jones

1 do do

$0.25

 

Sack H. Jones

1 chest

$0.50

 

Saml H Jones

1 buffet

$4.00

 

Do Do

1 corner cupboard

$0.50

 

Do Do

1 canister slaie set

$0.50

 

Issac H Jones

A parcel of Earthenware

$1.60

 

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Saml H Jones

1 Table

$0.25

Do Do

3 Butter pots

$ 1.20

Issac H Jones

1 parcel of books

$10.00

Samuel H. Jones

1 trundle bedstead

$ 0.50

Isaac H. Jones

1 knife box and contents

$ 1.75

Do do

shovel and tongs

$ 0.50

__$77.35

Samuel H. Jones

1 pair iron wedges

$ 0.625

Isaac H. Jones

1 pole axe

$ 0.25

Do do

1 churn

$ 0.40

Do do

1 saw, rulers

$ 0.50

Do do

1 spinning wheel

$ 2.00

Samuel H. Jones

1 spinning wheel

$ 1.00

Isaac H. Jones

9 chairs

$ 3.00

Do do

1 reel and flax wheel

$ 0.25

Wm E. Jones

1 saddle, bridle and blanket

$ 4.00

Samuel H. Jones

2 pots, ovens and hooks

$ 0.75

Do do

a sorrel mare

$30.00

Do do

a yoke of oxen

$25.00

Isaac H. Jones

1 red cow

$14.75

Do do

3 heifers

$11.00

Samuel H. Jones

1 sow and 4 shoats

$ 7.00

Do do

1 blanket

$ 0.75

___$102.275

___________

$178.62 1/2

       

                          

An account of sales returned to November Court 1837 by Sack H. Jones, ADM of James Jones, deceased.

At a Court held for Mecklenburg County on the 20th November 1837.

The foregoing account sales of the Estate of James Jones, deceased, was this day produced in open court and ordered to be recorded.

EXAMD                      TESTE    Richard B. Baptist, CC

_______________________________________________________________________

“Account of Sales of Land”
of Elizabeth Holmes Jones and James Jones, deceased

DRAFT 11 JUNE 2005\Rev20Aug2005\

Mecklenburg, VA Will Book #14, Page 374: “Account of Sales of Land” of Elizabeth Holmes Jones and James Jones, deceased:

a. Transcribed by Charles R. Jones and Dawn Hill.

b. A copy of this hand written document was furnished to me by my 9th Cousin Dawn Hill. Dawn and I are descendents of James and Elizabeth Holmes Jones.

c. Dawn is a descendent of James's son John S. Jones, who lived in Dallas County, Arkansas in 1850 and I am a descendent of either James's son Samuel H. Jones or Sack H. Jones. Samuel H. Jones lived in Dallas County, Arkansas in 1850.


MECKLENBURG, VA WILL BOOK #14, PAGE 374:

Account Sales of the Land belonging to the Estate of James Jones deceased, made on the 16th day of December 1836 on a credit of one and two years from day of sale viz

Tract of land containing 133 1/3 acres, (more or less),


To Samuel H. Jones, (as per deed) for:

$400.00

Deduct this sum paid for getting decree

$11.00

Ditto to pay for recording papers

$5.00

5 per commission allowed for selling

$20.00

_________

$36.00

- $36.00

__________

$364.00

     
     
     

1/9 part one Wm E. Jones, as per decree

Payable in one or two years

$40.44 4/9
1/9 to Sack H. Jones for his part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to Samuel H. Jones for his part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to Isaac H. Jones for his part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to Pennington L. Jones for his part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to John S. Jones for his part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to Elizabeth B. Jones for her part $40.44 4/9
1/9 to Nancy A Jones for her part $40.44 4/9

1/9 to son Daniel's child, an infant

named James D. Jones

$40.44 4/9 $364.00

Mecklenburg County Virginia

In obedience to the annexed secretal orders of the County Clerk of Mecklenburg, to me directed, (after given one notice), I have this day sold to the highest bidder, the tract of land, in said decree mentioned, containing one hundred and thirty three and a third acres, (more or less), unto Samuel H. Jones, he being the highest bidder for the sum of four hundred dollars. On a credit of one and two years from day of sale, (this day), and have divided the amount of sale after deducting the expenses 2c? into nine equal parts and have paid over to six of the plaintiffs and defendants in said decree mentioned, one ninth part, and have taken their receipt for the same. The other three nineths, one to Pennington L. Jones, one to Jno, S. Jones and the other to Daniel Jones's heir James D Jones. I have taken a bond for sixty dollars 66 6/9 cents payable 16 Dec 1837 and one other note for the same sum due 16 day of Decr 1838, payable to me as commissions, all of which will more fully appear by refferance to a/c sales hereto annexed~ This report is respectfully submitted to the worshipped county court of Mecklenburg Co.

Sack H Jones Commissioner

Mecklenburg County Court 21st day of May 1838

The foregoing a/c sale of the land belonging to the estate of James Jones, decd was this day produced in court and ordered to be recorded~ Teste R B Baptist CC

Examd

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