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Last Will and Testament

John L. Fountain


Last Will and Testament

John L. Fountain


State of Georgia

Wilcox County

I, John L. Fountain of Wilcox County, State of Georgia, being of sound & disposing mind and memory And being desirous of settling my worldly affairs while I have Strength as to do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking any will made by me at any time heretore.


1st I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner.


2nd I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid by my executor hereinafter to be named at as early a date as possible.


3rd I desire and bequeath to my wife Mary L. Fountain and my four youngest children to wit: Morris P. Fountain, John T. Fountain, Ollie L. Fountain and Angaline L. Fountain all my property both Real and Personal is to be divided between them five equally for them to share alike after my debts and other expenses are paid.


4th I hereby request that D. W. Taylor take the Guardianship of my four children heretofore named in this my last will. I hereby appoint D.H. Hendly as the executor of this last will and testament. I Witness whereof I the said John L. Fountain to this my will consisting of the foregoing pages here set my hand and Seal this the 1st day of August 1891.

John L. Fountain


Signed, Sealed published and delivered by the above named John L. Fountain as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in the presence of each other and the presence of the testator have Subscribed our names as witnesses thereto at the request of the said John L. Fountain.

W.W. Culpepper
J.C. Nobles
J. T. Hill


Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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