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Last Will and Testament

Thery C. Pope

 

Last Will and Testament

Thery C. Pope

 

Georgia Wilcox Co.
 

I, Thery C. Pope of said State & County being of sound & disposing mind & memory do make this my last Will and Testament.

 

Item First

I give, bequeath & devise to my son Joseph H. Pope the following property to wit: fifty acres of land of lot no. eighty five of the fifth dist. of originally Dooly, now Wilcox County, Georgia, the same being lying in the northwest corner of said lot of land free from all charges, limitation whatever to his own proper use, profit & behoof., also three head of cattle, one hog, also all of my household & kitchen furniture, beds & bedsteads & bed clothing, cooking utensils & tables, bureau, chest, clock, except one bed & mattress & bedstead pillows & bedclothing to go with the bed.

 

Item Second

I bequeath & devise to my daughter Mary Jane Miller the following property to wit: one bedstead which was her fathers, one quilt, solid collar, one sheet.

 

Item Third

I hereby constitute & appoint my friend Samuel P. Wilson executor of this my last Will & Testament.

Thery C. Pople (L.S.)

 

Signed, declared & published by Thery C. Pope as her last Will & Testament in the presence of us the subscribers, who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of us the said Testator at her instance & request & of each other, she signing in our presence & we signing in her presence.

J.D. Paul

Linson L. Brown

Z. J. Brown

S.P. Willson

 

Georgia Wilcox Co.

We, J.J. Brown & Linson L. Brown saw the within Thery C. Pope sing & publish the within paper as her last Will & Testament that we subscribed the same as witnesses thereto at the special instance & request of the said Thery C. Pope in her presence as did also J.D. Paul, that the said Thery C. Pope signed the same publicly & voluntarily & was at that time of such signing of sound disposing mind & memory.

J. J. Brown

Linson L. Brown

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me

in open court this 1st day of Dec. 1884

W.M. Gibbs

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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