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Last Will and Testament

Amanda J. Wilcox

 

Last Will and Testament

Amanda J. Wilcox

 

The last will and testament of Amanda J. Wilcox of said State and County being of sounds and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all will heretofore made by me.

Item 1st I hereby appoint my son Marsh B. Wilcox as my Executor.

Item 2nd As soon as possible after my death to pay my debts if the sale of property is necessary I wish him to select for sale that which can be most advantageously used for that purpose and I authorize him to sell the same at public or private sale as he may see fit.

Item 3rd I give and bequeath to my Seven children Marsh B. Wilcox, Martha Wilcox, Abbie G. Wilcox, Sibbie J. Wilcox, John M. Wilcox, Celie L. Willcox and Mark Wilcox my entire estate part of Lot of land no 106 in 1st district of Wilcox County 415 acres also 12 head of cattle also one mule and one horse together with all the household and kitchen furniture and agriculture implements and it is my will that my Executor hold in possession all of the above mentioned property until my youngest child Mark becomes 21 yeas old and then an equal distribution to be made among my sevent children.

Signed and published by Amanda J. Wilcox as her last will and testament in the presence of the undersigned who subscribe our names here to as witnesses at the instance and request of said testator and in her presence and in the presence of each other this the 2nd day Nov. 1900

Amanda J. Wilcox

Witnesses

G. C. Mixon

J. J. Parsons

B. O. Tomberlin N.P/ and J.P.

 

Georgia Wilcox County

Before me came G.C. Mixon, J.J. Parson and B.O. Tomberlin named as witnesses to the within writing purporting to be the last will of Amanda J. Wilcox and being duly sworn saith each for himself that they at the request of Amanda J. Wilcox and in her presence did attest as Witnesses the within writing as her Amanda J. Wilcox Will that the same was signed and published by Amanda J. Wilcox in their presence as her last will that she was at the time of said attestation and signing by herself of sound and disposing mind and memory that she executed the with paper voluntarily.

J.J. Parson

G.C. Mixon

B. O. Tomberlin

 

Subscribed and Sworn to before

me this July 1st 1901.

J.M. Warren Ordinary

Georgia Wilcox County

 

Georgia Wilcox County

I do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will of the within named Amanda J. Wilcox deceased so far as I know of believe and that I will well and truly execute the same in accordance within the law of the state so help me God.

M. B. Wilcox

Sworn to and subscribed before me July 1st 1901

J.M. Warren Ordinary

 

Examined and approved Sept. 16th 1901

A.B. Cason

 

 

Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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