Young of said State and County being of Sound and disposing mind and
memory do make this my last will and testament.
devise and bequeath to my beloved daughters: Elizabeth Young, Mary Olive
Young, Sarah Jane Young and Martha Young the following real property to
wit: That tract or parcel of land lying, being & situate in the 3rd
District of Originally Irwin now Wilcox County Known as lot number Two
hundred and Twenty six (226) containing four hundred and ninety acres
more or less. Also all of that portion of lot of land number Two hundred
and Twenty seven in the aforesaid Dist and County lying, being and
situate on the Western side of the second branch. After leaving the
house of George Young which is located on lot of land number Two hundred
and Twenty eight (228) in said District and County of Wilcox & coming in
a western direction from said house Said portion of said Lot No. Two
hundred and Twenty seven herein bequeathed and devised containing a
fractional part over one-half of said lot number Two Twenty seven. Said
Lot number Two hundred and Twenty six (226) and said fractional part of
lot number Two hundred and Twenty seven on Western side of said second
branch is herein bequeathed & devised to said Elizabeth Young, Mary
Olive Young, Sarah Jane Young and Martha Young for life and if only with
remainder owned in fee simple to their lawful children if any they have.
But if they die without heirs of their body that is without children
then that portion of the one so dying is to go back to the others of my
said daughters in fee simple.
I do hereby
constitute and appoint my beloved Son Marion Young Executor of this my
last will and testament. This the 11th day of February in the
year Eighteen hundred and Ninety _____1893
declared and published by Samuel Young as his last will and testament in
the presence of us the subscribers who subscribe our names hereto in the
presence of said testator (at his instance and signed) & of each other.
He signing in our presence and we signing in his presence.
Blasingame Ordinary of said County the petition of Marion Young shows
that on the twenty third day of May the year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety
six, Samuel Young late of said County departed this life after having
made and published a last will and testament of which he nominated your
petitioner the executor your petitioner shows that the heirs at law of
said deceased are nine in number to with: Marion Young, G.W. Young, S.S.
Young, J.T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary O. Young, Sarah J. Tomberlin,
Martha Player, Cretia Young of said deceased. Your petitioner produces
said will in court and prays that it may be proven in solemn form to
that end he prays that the heirs at law of said deceased to wit Marion
Young, G.W. Young, S.S. Young, J. T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary O.
Young, Sarah A. Tomberlin, Martha Player, Cretia Young all of said
County and cited to appear at the next Court of Ordinary of said County
to be held on the first Monday in July next and who cause if any exists
why said Will should not be proved in solemn form and admitted to record
as the last will and in letters testamentary issue to petitioner in
terms of the law (illegible words).
words) and considering the petition of the petitioner Marion Young it is
ordered that G.W. Young, S.S.Young, J. T. Young, Elizabeth Young, Mary
D. Young, Sarah J. Tomberlin, Martha Player and Mrs. Lucretia Young
appear before the Court of Ordinary to be held for said County on the
first Monday in July next. Then and there to show cause if such there
exists why the paper offered for probate by the petitioner M.D. Young
should not be probated. This June 1st 1896.
hearing of the petition of Marion D. Young on the probate in solemn
form by the (illegible words) last will and testament of Samuel Young
late of said County, Deceased and for its admission to record as such
and it appearing that G. W. Young, S.S. Young, J. T. Young, Elizabeth
Young, Mary O. Young, Sarah A. Tomberlin, Martha Player, and Mrs.
Lucretia Young the heirs at law of said deceased have had equal notice
of said application and the time of hearing and have failed to show any
legal and sufficient cause why said paper should not be proven and
submitted to record as the last will and testament of said deceased. It
is therefore ordered and adjudged by the court upon the proofs of said
will by the witnesses to said will that the same be set up as the last
will and testament of the deceased and be admitted to record as such and
it is further ordered that Letters testamentary issue to the said Marion
D. Young the executor named in said will upon his taking the oath
required by law this the 7th day of Sept. 1896.
I Marion D.
Young do solemnly swear that his writing contains the last will of the
within named Samuel Young deceased so far as I know or believe and that
I will well and truly execute the same in accordance with the law of
this state so help me God.
and subscribed to before me this the 7th day of September