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A.M. Clark

 

Probate Record

A.M. Clark

 

Georgia Wilcox County

To Hon. J. M. Warren Ordinary of said County.

The petition of J.W. Clark resident of said County execute the last will of A.M. Clark also a resident of said County, who died on the 8th day of March 1924 owning valuable real and personal estate in said State disposed of by said will amounting to the sum of Dollars and which remains to be administered respectfully showeth that said A.M. Clark died testate that the will is herewith presented for probate at the regular term of the Court of Ordinary of said County, in common form that all of the heirs at law have agreed for your petitioner to be named in said will as its executor. Wherefore, your petitioner prays leave to prove said will in common form, and the issuing to him of letters testamentary upon his taking the oath of office.

J.W. Clark

 

This 7th day of April 1924.

Court of Ordinary for the County of Wilcox

State of Georgia Term April 1924

The above petition of J.W. Clark nominated executor of the last alleged will of A. M. Clark duly filed, having been supported by proper proof of a witness to said will, that said A.M. Clark died a residence of said County; that he and the other witnesses and saw him sign and heard him publish the alleged will as his own last will; that the attested the same as a witness at his request and in his presence with and so attesting also at his request, that said was, at the time of said signing and attestation, of sound and disposing mind and memory, and did in the execution of said will act freely and voluntarily; it is ordered that the same be duly recorded having been duly proven in common form and that letters testamentary issue to him upon his taking the usual oath of office.

J.M. Warren, Ordinary

 

Georgia Wilcox County

We, A. G. Clark, Mrs. G. H. Clark, Mrs. George Fitzgerald were present on the 3rd day of March 1924 at the residence of A.M. Clark in said county, where he had been resident about twelve years next before the making of said will, during the last illness of the said A.M. Clark. On the 3rd day of March 1924, about 5 days before his death the said A. M. Clark, being in perfect possession of his mental faculties as appeared to us, called upon the bystanders and upon the undersigned in particular to remember and take notice of what he was about to say: That he wished us to understand and bear witness that it was his last will and desire that Nora A. Clark and Martha Fitzgerald should have and take possession of thirty five acres of land each on the south side of the lot of land where the home is to their own proper use, benefit and behoof. That he desired that his Insurance money so far as it would go, should be used for the purpose of paying off the loan on his home place.

That on the 8th day of March following the said A.M. Clark died.

This the 26th day of March 1924

A.G. Clark

(Mrs. Geo.) Martha Fitzgerald

Mrs. G.H. Clark

 

Personally before me, the undersigned an officer authorized to administer oaths, came A.G. Clark, Mrs. G. H. Clark and Mrs. George Fitzgerald who being duly sworn, say that the writing as above contains the last request and verbal disposition of the property of A.M. Clark deceased, late of said county, and is just and true in all its particulars.

A.G. Clark

Mrs. Geo. Fitzgerald

Mrs. G. H. Clark

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of March 1924.

J.M. Warren, Ordinary

 

Georgia Wilcox County

I, J. W. Clark do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will of within named A.M. Clark decd. So far as I know and believe and that I will well and truly execute the same in accordance with the law. So help me God.

J.W. Clark

Sworn to before me

April 7th 1924

J.M. Warren Ordinary

 

Georgia Wilcox County

In the matter of A.M. Clark Deceased.

Petition to prove and probate in common form the nuncupative will of A. M. Clark, Ordinary Court Wilcox County Georgia, April Term 1924.

We the undersigned, the widow and other heirs at law of A.M. Clark, late of said county deceased hereby acknowledge service of copy of the nuncupative will of said deceased and notice of J.W. Clark of his intentions to apply for letters testamentary, and we the sole heirs at law of said A.M. Clark agree that J.W. Clark shall be appointed Executor of said will and hereby waive any and all further service and acknowledge due and legal service of said notices.

Mrs. A. M. Clark widow of A.M. Clark

J.W. Clark

Arnold Clark

Mrs. Geo. Fitzgerald

Nora Clark

H.R. Clark

F.C. Clark

G. H. Clark

W. Y. Clark

This 29th day of March 1924

 

Source: Will Book 1858-1957 Page 146-148

Film No. 271348

transcribed by Janet Moore
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to Wilcox County families.
 
 

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