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Last Will and Testament

Samuel Young

 

Last Will and Testament

Samuel Young

 

State of Georgia

County of Wilcox

I, Samuel Young of said State and County being of Sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.

Item 1st

I give devise and bequeath to my beloved daughters: Elizabeth Young, Mary Olive Young, Sarah Jane Young and Martha Young the following real property to wit: That tract or parcel of land lying, being & situate in the 3rd District of Originally Irwin now Wilcox County Known as lot number Two hundred and Twenty six (226) containing four hundred and ninety acres more or less. Also all of that portion of lot of land number Two hundred and Twenty seven in the aforesaid Dist and County lying, being and situate on the Western side of the second branch. After leaving the house of George Young which is located on lot of land number Two hundred and Twenty eight (228) in said District and County of Wilcox & coming in a western direction from said house Said portion of said Lot No. Two hundred and Twenty seven herein bequeathed and devised containing a fractional part over one-half of said lot number Two Twenty seven. Said Lot number Two hundred and Twenty six (226) and said fractional part of lot number Two hundred and Twenty seven on Western side of said second branch is herein bequeathed & devised to said Elizabeth Young, Mary Olive Young, Sarah Jane Young and Martha Young for life and if only with remainder owned in fee simple to their lawful children if any they have. But if they die without heirs of their body that is without children then that portion of the one so dying is to go back to the others of my said daughters in fee simple.

 

Item 2

I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved Son Marion Young Executor of this my last will and testament. This the 11th day of February in the year Eighteen hundred and Ninety _____1893

Samuel Young Sr.

 

Signed, declared and published by Samuel Young as his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of said testator (at his instance and signed) & of each other. He signing in our presence and we signing in his presence.

W.J. Mixon

John Willcox

Z.T. Gardnear

 

State of Georgia

Wilcox County

To B.F. Blasingame Ordinary of said County the petition of Marion Young shows that on the twenty third day of May the year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety six, Samuel Young late of said County departed this life after having made and published a last will and testament of which he nominated your petitioner the executor your petitioner shows that the heirs at law of said deceased are nine in number to with: Marion Young, G.W. Young, S.S. Young, J.T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary O. Young, Sarah J. Tomberlin, Martha Player, Cretia Young of said deceased. Your petitioner produces said will in court and prays that it may be proven in solemn form to that end he prays that the heirs at law of said deceased to wit Marion Young, G.W. Young, S.S. Young, J. T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary O. Young, Sarah A. Tomberlin, Martha Player, Cretia Young all of said County and cited to appear at the next Court of Ordinary of said County to be held on the first Monday in July next and who cause if any exists why said Will should not be proved in solemn form and admitted to record as the last will and in letters testamentary issue to petitioner in terms of the law (illegible words).

 

(illegible words) and considering the petition of the petitioner Marion Young it is ordered that G.W. Young, S.S.Young,  J. T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary D. Young, Sarah J. Tomberlin, Martha Player and Mrs. Lucretia Young appear before the Court of Ordinary to be held for said County on the first Monday in July next. Then and there to show cause if such there exists why the paper offered for probate by the petitioner M.D. Young should not be probated. This June 1st 1896.

Benj. F. Blasingame

Ordinary

 

From the hearing of the petition of Marion D. Young on  the probate in solemn form by the (illegible words) last will and testament of Samuel Young late of said County, Deceased and for its admission to record as such and it appearing that G. W. Young, S.S. Young, J. T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary O. Young, Sarah A. Tomberlin, Martha Player, and Mrs. Lucretia Young the heirs at law of said deceased have had equal notice of said application and the time of hearing and have failed to show any legal and sufficient cause why said paper should not be proven and submitted to record as the last will and testament of said deceased. It is therefore ordered and adjudged by the court upon the proofs of said will by the witnesses to said will that the same be set up as the last will and testament of the deceased and be admitted to record as such and it is further ordered that Letters testamentary issue to the said Marion D. Young the executor named in said will upon his taking the oath required by law this the 7th day of Sept. 1896.

Benj. F. Blasingame

Ordinary

 

Georgia Wilcox County

I Marion D. Young do solemnly swear that his writing contains the last will of the within named Samuel Young deceased so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly execute the same in accordance with the law of this state so help me God.

M.D. Young (L.S.)

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this the 7th day of September 1896

Benj. F. Blasingame

Ordinary

 

 

 

Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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