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Last Will and Testament

Abraham A. Ramsey

Henry C. Ramsey

 

Last Will and Testament

Abraham A. Ramsey

Henry C. Ramsey

 

Georgia Wilcox County

In the name of God Amen. We, Henry C. Ramsey and Abraham A. Ramsey each being of sound mind and memory being brothers and neither of us having wife or child and desiring that at the death of either of us all of the property of every description and kind owned and passed at the time of his death of such one of us as providence shall first call, shall be and become the absolute property of the survivor subject to the legacies herein provided do make and publish this our mutual will and Testament being the last will and testament of either of us, hereby revoking any and all previous will made by either of us, and provide and declare as follows:

Item 1st

We each desire that after our death our bodies be buried in decent and Christian like manner.

Item 2nd

We will devise and desire that out of the property of each of us owned and possessed at time of the death of either of us there shall be paid to our Sister Mollie Kelly the sum of Five Dollars and be paid to our Brother John T. Ramsey the sum of Five Dollars.

Item 3rd

If the said Henry C. Ramsey shall survive and be living at the time of the death of said Abraham A. Ramsey it is the will and desire of the said Abraham A. Ramsey that all the property of the said Abraham A. Ramsey possessed by him at the time of his death both real and personal of every description and kind shall be and become the property of the said Henry C. Ramsey and the said Abraham A. Ramsey does hereby give devise and bequeath unto the said Henry C. Ramsey all of his property both real and personal  of every description of which he may own or be possessed of at the time of his death subject to legacies set out in Item 2nd of this Will (page1 of our mutual will Consisting of two typewritten pages executed April 11th 1917)

Henry C. Ramsey

Abraham A. Ramsey

Item 4th

If the said Abraham A. Ramsey shall survive and be living at the time of death of the said Henry C. Ramsey it is the will and desire of the said Henry C. Ramsey that all the property of the said Henry C. Ramsey possessed by him at the time of his death both real and personal of every description and kind shall be and become the property of the said Abraham A. Ramsey and the said Henry C. Ramsey does hereby give and bequeath unto the said Abraham A. Ramsey all of his property both real and personal of every description of which he may own or be possessed of a the time of his death subject to legacies set out in Item 2nd of this Will.

Item 5th

The said Henry C. Ramsey does hereby name and appoint the said Abraham A. Ramsey his executor of this will and testament and Authorize and empower his said executor to act as such without the giving of any bond and to sell and dispose of any and all property which the said Henry C. Ramsey owned at the time of his death either at public or private sale as he may deem best without any order of Court.

Item 6th

The said Abraham A. Ramsey does hereby name and appoint the said Henry C. Ramsey his executor of this will and testament and Authorize and empower his said executor to act as such without the giving of any bond and to sell and dispose of any and all property which the said Abraham A. Ramsey owned at the time of his death either at public or private sale as he may deem best without any order of Court.

Abraham A. Ramsey

Henry C. Ramsey

 

Signed sealed and declared and published by Henry C. Ramsey and Abraham A. Ramsey as the last will and testament of each of them in the presence of us the undersigned who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of each and both of said testators after they and each of them had signed his and their names thereto at the special instance of each and both of them and in the presence of each other. This the 11th day of April 1917.

A.N. Thigpen

Beulah Cadwell

M.B. Cannon

 

 

 

Source: Will Book 1858-1957 Page 127 - 128

Film No. 271348

transcribed by Janet Moore
to provide free research
to Wilcox County families.
 
 

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