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Last Will and Testament

Rachel Wilson


Last Will and Testament

Rachel Wilson


I, Rachel Wilson of said State and County being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.

Item 1 I desire my Executor hereinafter named to pay my just debts as soon after my death as practicable.

Items 2nd I give bequeath and devise to my son A.E. Wilson the following property to wit – my house and lot Consisting of one half acre (excepting a strip thirty nine feet broad and extending one hundred and five due east across the) situated in the town of Abbeville Ga lying east of William Quinn’s place and South of the C.M. E. Church and being the place where I now live Also one feather bed and pillows also one cotton mattress Also Eight quilted quilts one cow and one calf.

Item 3rd I give bequeath and devise to my adopted son Columbus Mitchell the following property to wit a strip of land off the south end of the half acre lot mentioned in Item 2nd said strip being thirty nine feet broad North and south and extending east and west entirely across the lot that being a distance of one hundred and five feet said lot being the same as that mentioned in Item 2 also two cotton mattresses three quilted quilts and one white heifer yearling.

Item 4th Any other property I may possess at the time of my death to be equally divided between the said A.E. Wilson and Columbus Mitchell

Item 5th I hereby constitute and appoint Stephen A. Bowen Executor of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this March 5th 1904.

Rachel Wilson (her mark)

Signed declared and published by Rachel Wilson as her last will and testament in the presence of the undersigned who subscribe our names hereto as Witnesses at the instance and request of said testator and in the presence of her and in the presence of each other. This the 5th day of March 1904.

J.M. Warren

J.L. Bankston

B.E. Maness

R.L. Beasley



Source: Will Book 1858-1957

Film No. 271348

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

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