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Last Will and Testament

Francis Lamar Sieg


Last Will and Testament

Francis Lamar Sieg


Georgia Wilcox County

I, Francis Lamar Sieg of said State and County, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all others by me heretofore made.


1. I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner suitable to my circumstances and conditions in life.


2. I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid without unnecessary delay by my executor hereinafter named and appointed.


3. I give, bequeath and devise to Mrs. Maud Faircloth and her bodily heirs the lot of land with improvements thereon situated on the Fourth Ave. in the City of Rochelle being my residence, with all rights, members and appurtenances to the said lot of land in any wise belonging free from all charge and limitation whatever, to her and her bodily heirs proper use and benefit and behoof forever with full power to dispose of the same by will or otherwise as they may deem proper. I also give and bequeath to the said Mrs. Maud Faircloth and her bodily heirs, in the same unreserved manner, all my household and kitchen furniture of every sort whatsoever, and all other property that I have or may have at my death.


4. I hereby constitute and appoint Mrs. Maud Faircloth, the sole executrix of this my last will and testament, and I expressly confer upon her power to borrow money for the use of the said estate, in any instance where she may think it necessary and proper and to secure the same by lien, mortgage security deed or trust deed or other form of security to or upon any parts of my estate, not herein after specially devised; this she may do without order the order of any Court.

This 9th day of July 1917.

Francis Lamar Sieg


Signed, sealed, declared and published by Francis Lamar Sieg as his last will and testament, in the presence of us, the undersigned, who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of the said testator, after he had signed his name thereto and at his special instance and request and the presence of each other.

L.D. Rhodes

J.A. Gordon

G. H. Byers


In Re: Last Will and Testament of Francis Lamar Sieg

Probate of Will in Common Form

At Regular March Term of

The Court of Ordinary in Wilcox Co. Ga.


The foregoing petition of Mrs. Maude Faircloth, praying probate in common form of the will of Francis Lamar Sieg, deceased, and further saying that letters testamentary do issue to her being supported by the affidavit of J.A. Gordon annexed hereto, one of the witnesses to the said will and the contents of the said petition appearing to  be true. It is ordered by the Court that said will be admitted to record as satisfactorily proven in common form.

Let Letters Testamentary issue to the said Mrs. Maud Faircloth the Executor named in said Will, upon her taking and subscribing the usual oath of office.

This 5th day of March 1923.

J. M. Warren, Ordinary


Georgia Wilcox County

I, Mrs. Maud Faircloth do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will of the within named Francis Lamar Sign, deceased, so far as I know and believe  and that I will well and truly execute the same in accordance with the laws of the state. So help me God.

Mrs. Maude Faircloth

Sworn to before me

March 5th, 1923

J.M. Warren Ordinary


Source: Will Book 1858-1957 Page 154-155

Film No. 271348

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

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