and Testament of Charles T. King
T. King being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make declare and
publish this my last will and testament expressly revoking and former
wills which may have been made by me.
Item 1st I declare that I have abandoned my residence in the
State of Florida and have taken up a permanent residence in the City of
Atlanta, Fulton County Georgia.
Item 2nd I give and bequeath to my wife Gussie King the house and lot
owned by me in Crescent City Florida that same being the only real
estate owned by me in said place or elsewhere. I also give divise and
bequeath to my said wife all of the furniture in said house.
Out of the residue of my estate I direct the payment of all just debts
and after said payment the entire balance or residue I give divise and
bequeath to John N. King to be held strictly in trust for my son
I direct the said John N. King as Trustee for Hamilton King to expend
upon the said Hamilton King the income of said property and so much of
the coffers as in his judgment is necessary for the support, education
and maintenance of the said son Hamilton King. I grant to the said John
N. King as Trustee full power and authority to sell and reinvest any
portion of said property and to likewise sell and reinvest the property
so purchased or to sell any portion of said property for the purpose of
expending the coffers aforementioned in the support and education and
maintenance of the said Hamilton King which said sales may be at public
or private sale and without petition or order of any kind provided
however that the property so purchased by way of reinvestment shall
constitute a part of the estate and shall be in trust for the said
Hamilton King as provided in this will.
I constitute and appoint the said John N. King Testamentory Guardian of
the property of the said Hamilton King if it shall be found to be
necessary for him to have a Guardian of his property notwithstanding the
existence of said Trusteeship it being understood that the personal
Guardianship of the said minor is to be vested in his Mother and that he
shall remain in her Custody.
I direct that the said John N. King act as Trustee and as Guardian if it
be necessary for him to so act without making bond and without being
required to report to any Court and I further direct him to terminate
said trust and account to the said Hamilton King for the trust funds and
property and devises to him so much thereof as has not been expressed
under the provisions of this will upon his twenty first birthday.
I constitute and appoint my wife Gussie King Executor of this my last
will and testament and direct that she serve without giving bond and
without reporting to the Court of the Ordinary. I request my said wife
to consult freely with my brother John N. King on all matters which may
arise concerning her duties as Executor.
whereof I have hereunto set my hand this third day of June 1913.
King (his mark)
published by the testator and declared by him to be his last will and
testament in the presence of the undersigned who subscribe our names
thereto as Witnesses at this instance and request in his presence and in
the presence of each other this the third day of June 1913.
the undersigned Ordinary of said County came Marion Smith whose name
appears as subscribing witness to the within writing purporting to be
the last will and testament of Charles T. King who on oath says that he
together with J. R. Barfield and S.C. Hall on the 3rd day of
June 1913 subscribed the said will as a Witness thereto at the special
instance and request of the said Charles T. King the testator therein
and in his presence and is the presence of each other as did also the
said J.R. Barfield and S.C. Hall after he the said testator had signed
his name thereto that the said Charles T. King in his last will and
testament and at the time of said signing and attestation he was of
sound and disposing mind and memory.
and subscribed before me this the 9th day of August 1913
Wilkinson Ordinary Fulton County GA