Georgia Wilcox County
In the name
of God Amen,
Cain being of sound mind and of good memory and recognizing the
certainly of Death do make this my last will and testament.
I will and bequeath to my beloved husband A.B. Cain all my property
lands tenements for use during his natural life and in trust for my
beloved son V.H. Cain and his heirs if my husband should survive me and
after my husbands demise my entire property to go to my beloved son and
only child V.H. Cain and his heirs.
I hereby Constitute and appoint my beloved husband A.B. Cain and beloved
son V.H. Cain Executors of this my last will and testament This 20th
day of April 1899.
published by M.A. Cain as her last will and testament in the presence of
us the subscribers who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of
said testator and at her instance and request and in presence of each
other she signed in our presence and we signed in her presence.
To the Hon.
J.M. Warren Ordinary of said County The petition of Arthur H. Cain a
resident of Fulton County and a legatee of the last will of Mrs. M.A.
Cain who died in Wilcox County GA on the day of ____(no day given) 1909
owning valuable real and personal property amounting to about five
thousand dollars and which remains to be administered respectfully
showeth that said Mrs. M.A. Cain died testate that her will is herewith
presented for probate at the regular term of the Court of Ordinary of
said County in Common form that your petitioner is a legatee the
Executor named having departed this life wherefore your petitioner prays
leave to prove said Will in Common form and the issuance to him of
letters of Administration with the will annexed upon his taking the
usual oath Feby 25th 1910
came D.B. Nicholson named as a witness to the within writing purporting
to be Mrs. M.A. Cainís last will and being duly sworn saith that he with
W.C. Simmons and J.M. Taylor at the request of Mrs. M.A. Cain and in her
presence and in the presence of each other did attest as Witnesses the
within writing as Mrs. M.A. Cains Will that the same was signed and
published by Mrs. M.A. Cain in their presence as her last will she was
at the time of said attestation and signing by her of sound and
disposing mind and memory that she executed the within papers
and subscribed before me March 7th 1910
Court of Ordinary March Term 1910
petition of Arthur H. Cain Legatee of the last will and testament of
Mrs. M.A. Cain duly filed having been supported by proper proof of D.B.
Nicholson a Witness to said Will that said Mrs. M.A. Cain died a
resident of said County that he and the other Witnesses W.C. Simmons and
J.M. Taylor saw her sign and heard her publish the alledged will as her
own last will and that he attested the same as a witness at her request
and in the presence of her and in the presence of W.C. Simmons and J.M.
Taylor as attesting also at her request that said Mrs. M.A. Cain was at
the time of said signing and attesting of sound and disposing mind and
memory and did in the execution of said will act freely and voluntarily
it is ordered that he same be duly recorded having been duly proven in
Common form and that letters testamentary issue to him upon his taking
the usual Oath of Office.