Sole executor and residuary legatee of his father's Will (1810)
Sole Executor and residuary legatee of his mother's Will (1829)
The Will of Morgan Jones of Dolbebin, Llanbedr, Merioneth, farmer, written 25 Mar 1833, proved 27 May 1833.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Morgan Jones of Dolbebin in the parish of Llanbeder in the county of Merioneth Farmer.
First I give devise and bequeath to my son William the Sum of Five Pounds.
Also I give devise and bequeath to my son Owen the Sum of Twenty five Pounds with the Bedsteads that is now in the Room called Ty-crois? with Bedding and Cl----- suitable sheets?
And also I give and bequeath to my daughter Catherine the sum of Seventy Pounds and the Chest of Drawers now in the room up stairs.
As to the residue and remainder of my personal and other Estate of what kind and nature soever consisting of Money, security for Money, Goods and Chattels I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Elinor and my youngest sons Evan and Edmund share and share alike.
And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Wife Elinor and my sons Evan and Edmund sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament.
And also I do hereby appoint my friends Mr. William Evans of Borthwen in the parish of ---?--- and Morgan Owen of Eg---- in the parish of Llanaber in the said county Trustees and Guardians to this my Will and Testament requesting of them to see this my Will fulfilled and and observed.
It is also my Will and Testament that in case either of my said Sons Owen, Evan and Edmund or my daughter Catherine shall depart this life before he, she or they shall attain the age of Twenty one years in such case my Will is that his, her or their share Legacy or portion be equally divided between the surviving Brothers or Sister share and share alike.
I the said Testator Morgan Jones have hitherto set my hand and Seal this Twenty fifth day of March one thousand Eight hundred and Thirty three (25th March 1833).
Signed Sealed and delivered by the Testator Morgan Jones as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto.
Owen Owen of Crafnant
The mark of Griffith William, Glanhaiadr
The mark of Edward Lloyd, Penbont newydd
On the 27th day of September in the year of our Lord 1833, the within written Will was insinuated, proved, approved, and in common form of Law decreed Valid, and Administration granted to the within named Eleanor Jones, One of the Executors (the other Executors being Minors and power reserved for them), She being first sworn in common form of Law, and that the whole of the Goods, Chattells and Credits of the said deceased, do not amount in Value to the sum of £800.
Before me, William Williams, Surrogate.
On the Thirty first day of December One thousand eight hundred and forty five, Evan Jones, one of the Executors in this Will named (to whom Power was above reserved) was duly sworn to the Truth and faithful performance thereof, and that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the deceased do not amount in value to the Sum of £450. 4
Morgan Jones of Dolbebin died aged 52 years (burial record).