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William Appleby

Son of William and Elizabeth (McKeehan) Appleby

Elizabeth Adams, his wife

Last Will and Testament of William Appleby

William Appleby, 1861, (Jackson Co., GA probate records; Book B, page 159)

Georgia, Jackson County

"In the name of God amen  I William Appleby of the County and State aforesaid being some (what) advanced in

age but of  good mind and memory through the mercy of God and knowing that I must die deem it right to make

a disposition of the property with which a kind (?) Providence has blessed me do make and ordain my last Will

and Testament as follows:

Item 1st - I Resign my body to the dust from whence it came my Soul I trust will return to God who gave it.

Item 2nd- I desire that all my just debts and funeral Expenses be paid by my Executors hereafter named.

Item 3rd - I desire and direct that all  my property both personal and Real be kept and the place I now Reside

or any other place I have move to during my life by my beloved wife Elizabeth (S?) Appleby during her natural

life and after her death to be Sold by my Executors all Except Mary also I wish her and her children all to be

Sold together at same time balance of my property and the proceeds that arise from the sale of all my property

Equally divided among all of John D. Barnett Children that he has or may have by his present wife Martha Ann

Barnett formerly Martha Ann Appleby per (stripes?)

Item 4th - I herby nominate and appoint my beloved wife Elizabeth (S?) Appleby my Executrix and John D.

Barnett my Executor to this my last will and testament this 25th January 1861.

Will Appleby (seal)

Signed sealed delivered and published by William Appleby as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us

the Subscribers who subscribe our names here to in the presence of the testator at his special Instance and

Request and in presence of each other this 25th January 1861.

P.F. Hinton

M.M. Pittman

A. (S/) Bennett


Georgia, Jackson County

Personally appeared before me in the court of ordinary first Monday in April 1870 P. F. Hinton, M. M. Pittman

and A. S. Bennett who being duly sworn deposeth and Says that they saw William Appleby and within named

Testator Sign seal and Publish the within writing to be his last Will and Testament and that they subscribed the

same as witnesses in presence of each other and at his request and that they believe he was at the time of sound

and disposing mind and memory Sworn to and subscribed and before me in open court date above written.

M.M. Pittman

A. ( S.?) Bennett


T. L. Ross, Ordy.

Recorded the 6th April 1870

T. L. Ross, Ordinary"


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