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246. Bethuel JONES was born on Mar 15, 1774 in Hebron, Connecticut. He died on Nov 1, 1856 in Jonestown, Wayne County, PA. August 22nd, 1850

In the name of God, Amen. I, Bethuel Jones, in the township of Salem in the County of Wayne and State of Pennsylvania yeoman being in good health of body and of sound and disposing memory and being while settling my worldly affairs while I have strength and capcity to do and I do make this my last will and testament and publish the same hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made. And first and principally I commit my Soul into the house of my creator who gave it and my body other to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner. And as to such Worldly property as it hath pleases the Lord to bless me with, I dispose of the same as follows that is to say that I order all my just debts and funeral expenses be in the first place paid and satisfied and after payment thereof I find that my personal property be and remain divided as it now is and that it remain as I dispose of it while living and as to my Real estate I bequethe to my son Ebenezer all that part of our farm I now live on which is south of the turnpike leading from said farm to Honesdale and south and west of the area laid opened from the said farm and no longer on the Washington or Pennsylvania railroad. I bequethe to my daughter Hannah all the remainder of the farm. I bequethe to my daughter Elizabeth and two daughters (my Grand Children) seventy five dollars apiece to be paid .... I nominate, constitute , an appoint my son Ebenezer and Lawrence Tisdale my son-in-law to be executors of my last will and testament
.... Jonestown, Wayne County, PA was named for his brother Asa who settled in that area in 1803. Bethuel JONES and Hannah CHURCH were married on Mar 6, 1800 in Connecticut.

247. Hannah CHURCH was born in Jan 1770. She died on Feb 6, 1801 in Colchester, CT. Buried at COLCHESTER BURYING GROUND , tombstone inscribed: Mrs. Hannah, wife of Mr. Bethuel JONES d. 6 Feb 1801 ae 31 Children were:



Hannah Church JONES.