Posted By:David George
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Subject:Re: Jesse George OH/VA/WV/NC
Post Date:June 05, 2008 at 18:46:19
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Hi Janet, David George here. Havenít talked to you since 5-6 years ago.
I have not found anything more on Jesse than was online 10 years ago. You said you had the will, this is the probate of that will. Jesse died sometime between Feb 1815 when he signed his will and this probate date of April 20, 1815. If you have this, sorry. Good luck finding something, I have not had anything new for a long time.

Gallia County, Ohio, Wills Journal A, Page 323
Jesse George Estate:
20 Apr 1815
probated by James George, sole executor therein named
Mitchell Ward and Jacob Ward swore that they witnessed the will of Jesse George.
[NOTE: Jacob and Mitchell Ward are brothers of Mary Ward who married James George, Jesse's son and the executor of his estate.]
Will dated 9 Feb 1815
Bequests:
$50 to dau Elizabeth Hitt
$50 to dau Mary ??
$50 to dau Phebe Hazlett (which her husband Moses owed to him] plus $10 for herself
$10 and a bed to dau Elsey Graham
son Isaac
son James
son William
son Enock
dau Nelly Nelson (husband Samuel Nelson? ]
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Abstract of the Journal of Wills, Inventory and Sale Bills
Vol 1-A & 2-B
Gallia County, Ohio
1803-1824
Pub: Gallia County G.S., July, 1985
page 16 of this book:

Page 323 10 Apr 1815 Est. JESSE GEORGE, Exec. James George, Witnesses to will Michael Ward and Jacob Ward. Assureties William Fee and Jacob Ward. Appr. John Sloan, George Waugh and John Waugh. Will lists daughters Elizabeth Holt, Mary Prator, Phoebe Hazlette (husband MOses Hazlette), Elsey Graham; sons Isaac, James, William, Enoch, and dau. Nellie Nelson. Will written 9 Feb 1815. Inv. listed.