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Last Will and Testament

John G. Peavy


Last Will and Testament

John G. Peavy

State of Georgia County of Wilcox

In the name of God Amen. I, John G. Peavy of said State and County being of sound mind and memory knowing that I must depart this life deem it right and proper both as respects my family and myself that I should make a disposition of the property with which a kind Providence has blessed me with I do therefore make this my last will and testament.

First I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner in the Harmony Cemetery in the square or lot where my children are buried with Masonic Honors suitable to my circumstance and conditions in life. My soul I trust shall return to rest with God who gave it as I hope for salvation through the merits and atonement of the blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Second I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid without delay by my Executor hereinafter named and appointed and as I have just made Deeds of gifts to B.Y. Peavy and Mayson Peavy my two sons of Fifty (50) acres of land each I direct that my Daughter Clara Barker be paid $500.00 in cash to balance off for the land deeded to said sons and that after all debts burial expenses and bequeathment is settled off that the remaining cash be equally divided between my four legal heirs and that whatever perishable property I may have be also equally divided I also direct that my wife has full control of the household goods and divides and gives them out as she sees fit. I hereby Constitute and appointment my two son B. Y. & Mayon Peavy Executors of this my last Will and Testament. This March 16th 1922.

J.G. Peavy (his mark) (L.S.)


Signed sealed and declared by John G. Peavy as his last will and testament in presence of us the undersigned who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of said testator at his special instance & request in the presence of each other.

J. T. Gammage (L.S.)

M.E. Gammage (L.S.)

W.A. Harvey (L.S.)




Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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