|Creator:||Jones, George, 1766-1838|
|Creator:||Jones, Noble Wimberly, 1723-1805|
|Creator:||Jones, Noble, 1702-1775|
|Title:||Noble Jones family papers|
|Quantity:||1.2 Linear feet (1 oversized box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of the Noble Jones family of Savannah, Georgia from 1754-1838. Bound in a volume, the papers contain legal instruments including wills and indentures, business records, slave sales and dispensations, and correspondence documenting land transactions, legal matters, political matters, and family concerns. The materials document three generations of the Jones family including Noble Jones, Noble Wymberly Jones, and George Jones.|
Noble Jones (1702-1775), surveyor, planter, and politician, born in Surrey, England. His son, Noble Wymberly Jones (1723-1805), politician and physician, born in Lambeth, England. Both emigrated to the United States in 1733 as part of the original settlement of Georgia. Noble Wymberly Jones' son, George Jones (1766-1838), physician and politician, born in Savannah, Georgia.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Noble Jones family papers, MS 1127. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.