Last Will and
Testament of J.F. Faircloth Jr.
State of Georgia Wilcox County.
In the name of God amen.
I J.F. Faircloth Jr. of said State and County being
of sound mind and memory remembering that I must depart this life deem it right
and proper both as respect to my family and myself that I should make a
disposition of the property with which a kind providence has blessed me. I do
therefore make this my last will and Testament hereby revoking and annulling all
others by me heretofore made.
First I desire and direct that my body be buried in the
decent and Christian like manner suitable to my Circumstances and Conditions in
life. My soul I trust shall return to rest with God who gave it and I hope for
Salvation through the merits and atonement of the blessed Lord and Savior Jesus
Second I want all my debts paid as soon as practically
also all debts that I am security after the principal failing or refusing to
Third I want Dellah Catherine my youngest sister to have
maintain keep manage educate and control as she would her own child Otis
Faircloth my only child so long as she lives and he under 21 years of age and in
the event of her death prior to his reaching the years of maturity I want some
of my brothers and sisters to have the management and control of him just as she
(Dellah Catherine) has I further want Dellah to have all my property for her
trouble in raising and Caring for him and in the event of her and the Childs
death after caring for mine, my wife and Child’s graves properly I want the
remainder if something left to be equally divided among my brothers and sisters.
I hereby Constitute and appoint Dellah Catherine Executrix of this my last will
and testament this August 13th 1911.
J. F. Faircloth Jr.
Signed sealed delivered by J.F. Faircloth Jr. as his last
will and testament in the presence of the undersigned who subscribe our names
hereto in the presence of said testator at his special instance and request and
in the presence of each other this August 13th 1911.
Source: Will Book 1858-1957
Film No. 271348