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Last Will and Testament
 Charles T. King

Last Will and Testament of Charles T. King


Georgia Fulton County

I Charles 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.


Item 3rd 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 Hamilton King.


Item 4th 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.


Item 5th 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.


Item 6th 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.


Item 7th 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.


In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this third day of June 1913.

Chas. T. King (his mark)


Signed and 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.

Marion Smith

J.R. Barfield

S.C. Hall


Georgia Fulton County

Before me 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.

Marion Smith 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 9th day of August 1913

Jon M. Wilkinson Ordinary Fulton County GA 


Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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