Joel Wise (son of Joseph Wise and Margaret Patton) was born Abt. 1784 in Wayne County, North Carolina, and died November 05, 1832 in Jasper County, Georgia. He married (1) Jane Stewart on July 26, 1802 in Oglethorpe, Georgia. He married (2) Mahalia Martin on April 24, 1831 in Butts County, Georgia.
Notes for Joel Wise: Will of Joel Wise: Jasper County, Georgia
In the name of God Amen, I Joel Wise being weak and feeble, but of sound mind and memory, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, I desire that my executors hereinafter named shall reserve for John Stewart a competent maintenance out of my estate during his natural life. I further desire that all my children except Hugh Wise, shall have either money or property, one hundred fifty dollars, to make them equal with said Hugh, then all my said children to divide the balance of my estate equally among them (including Hugh). I further desire that Augustus & Barney Wise shall have each one years schooling in addition to what they have heretofore had & all my said children that is younger than them shall be schooled in proportion to what the older ones have been, that is a good country school education out of my estate before there is any division made among any of them. I further desire that all my stock of every description with my present crop and all my household & kitchen furniture be sold to the best advantage & my plantation & ferry to be rented out for one year or more, as will be the most suitable, and each child to receive his portion as he becomes of age. I further appoint my sons Hugh Wise & Jacob Wise executors to this my last will & testament. I witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 13th day of September, 1825.
His Joel X Wise mark
Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us John Burge his Barton X Martin mark Wm Hancock
Proven 5th Nov 1832. Recorded Butts County Wills - Administration of Estates 1826 - 1841 p. 193-194.
More About Joel Wise: Census: 1830, Jackson County, Georgia. Will: November 05, 1832, Butts County, Georgia.
More About Joel Wise and Jane Stewart: Marriage: July 26, 1802, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
More About Joel Wise and Mahalia Martin: Marriage: April 24, 1831, Butts County, Georgia.