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Last Will and Testament

Mrs. Annie E. Leedy

 

Last Will and Testament

Mrs. Annie E. Leedy

 

Georgia Wilcox County

I, Annie E. Leedy of Wilcox County Georgia being of sound and disposing mind and memory knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death do make this my last will and testament.

Item 1st I desire that my body be buried in a Christian like manner suitable to my circumstances and conditions in life.

Item 2nd  It is my will and desire that all of my just debts be paid by my Executor hereinafter named as soon as practicable after my death.

Item 3rd I will devise and bequeath all property of which I may die seized and possessed both real and personal after payment of my just debts equally to my Three Children Mrs. O. A. Vaughn Mrs. O. F. Beckham and Mrs. T. R. Moye.

Item 4th I hereby appoint my son in law O.F. Beckham as Executor of my last will and Testament. It is my desire that he make an inventory of my estate as provided by law and that he be required to give bond to be fixed by the Ordinary when this will is probated and that he make return of his actings and doings to the Court of Ordinary.

Item 5th It is my will and desire that in the event it becomes necessary to sell my property either real or personal for the purpose of payment of debts that the said O.F. Beckham is authorized to make such sale as my Executor without procuring any order from the Court of Ordinary authorizing such sale either at public or private sale in his discretion.

Item 6th It is my will and desire that whatever personal property or money I leave at my death shall be applied to the payment of any debts that I may owe and any expenses of Administration before the real estate is encroached upon. Therefore unless it be necessary for the purpose of payment of debts or expenses of Administration it is my desire that my real estate shall not be sold by my Executor. This the 9th day of November 1918.

Annie E. Leedy (Seal)

 

Signed sealed declared and published by Annie E. Leedy as her last will and Testament in the presence of the undersigned witnesses who were called individually and specially by said Annie E. Leedy as Witnesses to this will. She first signing the will in the presence of said Witnesses and said Witnesses then signing in her presence and in the presence of each other the day and year above written.

L. J. Whitehurst

P. D. Wootten

Hal Lawson

 

 

 

Source: Will Book 1858-1957 Page 136

Film No. 271348

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

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