To Hon. J.
M. Warren Ordinary of said County.
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.
day of April 1924.
Ordinary for the County of Wilcox
Georgia Term April 1924
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.
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
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.
Mrs. G. H.
and subscribed before me this 26th day of March 1924.
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
matter of A.M. Clark Deceased.
prove and probate in common form the nuncupative will of A. M. Clark,
Ordinary Court Wilcox County Georgia, April Term 1924.
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
G. H. Clark
W. Y. Clark
day of March 1924