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Hezekiah Jones (b. Abt. 1773, d. Abt. 1855)Hezekiah Jones (son of Isaac Jones) was born Abt. 1773 in Delaware716, and died Abt. 1855 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.He married Martha Brooks on Abt. 1797 in North Carolina, daughter of David Brooks and Sarah Sanders.
Notes for Hezekiah Jones:
Will of Hezekiah Jones-I Hesekiah Jones of the County of Forsyth and State of NC being of sound mind and memory but consiering the uncertainty of my earthyly existence do make and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form that is to say--
First-that my executor shall provide my body a decent burial....and that my just debts be paid....
Item-I give to my beloved wife Martha all my land her natural life in satisfaction for in lien of her dower and thirds of and in all of my real estate during her lifetime or widowhood.
Item-to my only son John I give and devise $1 to have......
Item-I give and devise to my daughter Nancy Stafford wife of Isaac Stafford $1....
Item-I give and devise to my daughter Hannah Hendrix wife David Hendrix dec'd $1.....
Item-I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary White $1......
Item-I give and bequeath to my beloved wife all my household and furniture consisting of 1 case of drawers, 3 beds, and all my property inanwise to have and to hold during her lifetime or widowhood for and in lien of her dower and thirds.
Item-I give and bequeath at the death of my beloved wife Martha all my land lying and being on the water of Abbots Creek whereon I now live to my daughters to be equally divided between them they being both single Martha Jones and Jane Jones to have and to hold to them and their heirs forever and at the death of my wife Martha if there be any residue that it si to be divided equally two single daughters Martha and Jane in equal proportion between them, their heirs and assign absolutely forever.
This day the 11 of Dec. 1855.
No Hezekiah Jones in Hinshaw's NC Quakers.
1820 Stokes Co. NC
1 male under 10(John)
1 male over 45(Hezekiah)
2 females under 10 (Martha and Nancy or Mary?)
2 females 10-16 (Jane and Hannah?)
1 female 16-26 (Hannah, Nancy or Mary?)
1 female 26-45 Martha
1 black ?
1830 Stokes Co. NC
1 male 10-15 (John)
1 male 55-65 (Hezekiah)
1 female 10-15 (Martha?)
1 female 15-20
2 females 20-30(Jane ?)
1 female 50-60 (Martha)
1850 Forsyth Co. NC census
John B. Jones-farmer-30 b. NC
Jane 32-b. NC
David-5 b. NC
Elizabeth 4 months-b. NC
Hezekiah White-15 b. NC ***** (my great-great grandfather)
Hezekiah Jones 77-b. Delaware-house carpenter
Martha Jones-70 b. NC
Jane-42 b. NC
Martha-30 b. NC
Martha J. Jones-14 b. NC (I wonder if her last name was White and she was the sister of Hezekiah White?)
Forsyth Co. NC cemetery records-5 volumes
Hannah Jones Hendricks b. Jun 14, 1804, d. 30 Jan 1889 Forsyth Co. bur. Muddy Creek (Union) Friends Cemetery, Forsyth Co. NC.
Couldn't find any more of the family listed.
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 09:26:36 -0400
Subject: [Jones] More on Hezekiah Jones from Stokes Co., NC
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I found a bit more on the lineage of Hezekiah:
Stokes Co., NC 1850 census?
Hezekiah Jones b 1773d 1855 m Martha Brooks b 12 nov 1779
Martha Brooks dau of David (Daniel?)Brooks b 1737 Frederick Coand Sarah
Sanders dau of John and Jane Sanders.
1. Hannah Jones b 14 Jun 1805 NC d 30 Jan 1889 m David Hendricks
2. Jane Jones b 1808 single in 1850 census
3. Mary Jones b 1816 m .. White. A son Hezekiah b 1835 to Wayne Co., IN
4. Nancy Jones b 1817
5. John B Jones b 1820 m Jane .. children: David Jones b 1845 Forsyth Co,
Franklinb1847, Elizabeth b 1850
6. Martha Jones b 1820 single 1850 census
Olds-Abstracts of NC WillsGates Co. NC 1795 David Jones mentions Hezekiah, James, David, Pheraba, Judith, and Esther.
More About Hezekiah Jones:
Occupation: House carpenter.716
More About Hezekiah Jones and Martha Brooks:
Marriage: Abt. 1797, North Carolina.
Children of Hezekiah Jones and Martha Brooks are:
- +Mary Ann Jones, b. Abt. 1810, North Carolina717, d. Aft. 1870, Wayne County, Indiana ?718.