Will of Jonathan Kolb

Submitted by: Dennis Ward

Descendants of Susannah A. Tyner

Generation No. 1

1. Susannah A.1 Tyner died March 01, 1813 in Jackson CO., Georgia. She married Jonathan Kolb, son of Jacob Kolb.

Notes for Jonathan Kolb:
Will was signed Nov. 17, 1811 and probated March 2,1812. It names wife and children.

WILL: A deciphered Photostat copy of a will of Jonathan KOLB, and the probated record attached hereto, are recorded in the Office of the Ordinary in Jefferson County, Seat of Jackson County, Georgia,

In the name of God, Amen, the seventeenth of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eleven, I, Jonathan Kolb of Jackson County, State of Georgia, being under my disposition of body, but sound memory and senses and disposing mind and memory, thanks to this life and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following:

(viz) I will that all of my just debts and funeral charges be paid by my executor, hereafter named.

(item) I will to my beloved wife, Susannah Kolb, shall have her living of the land and premises whereon I now reside, during her life or widowhood, with her part of all the rest of my estate, including her bed and it furniture, with her wearing clothes, and also I bequeath a horse saddle and bridle. The horse by the name of Dick and her third part of the rest of my estate, excepting my land, which she was to have her living of, as above described, is to devolve to the rest of heirs, after her decease.

(item) To my first child, Harris Kolb, I will a horse, bridle and saddle, the horse, named Jack.

(item) The rest of my children, which is Nancy, Sophia, Rebeccah, Harmon, James, Mary Ann, Jonathan, Richard I(I), and Susannah all shear (sp.) alike with that part of the property that is to be sold, all but the land that is to be equally divided between the five sons above mentioned. Harris KOLB is included with the five sons above mentioned.

I do appoint James Cash and Susannah Kolb whole and sol executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other will by me made prior to the date of this.

In Witness, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the day and date above written, signed: Jonathan Kolb (seal)

Signed and dated in presence of, as my last will and testament,

Ephraim Lindsey

James Cash


Jackson County

Personally came into open Court Ephriam Lindsey and Patrick Cash, who being duly sworn saith that they were present and saw Jonathan Kolb sign, seal and acknowledge the within Will that they were subscribing witnesses to the same.
Sworn to in open court this 2nd day of March, 1812. Edw. Adams, Clk, Ephraim Lindsey

Patrick C. Cash (his mark)

Deciphered by Erby R. Kolb, 1964

FOOTNOTES: Sept. 2, 1816 David Witt & William Potts appointed guardian of Harmon, James,Jonathan and Richard Kolb, orphan children of Jonathan Kolb, deceased.

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