MACON CO., GA. WILL BOOK "A" Pg. 246
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF JAMES E. WHITE
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA - County of Chester - In the Probate Court
I, James E. White, Minister of the Gospel do hereby make, publish and declare the following to be my last will & testament. After payment of all my just debts, I give, devise & bequeath all my estate, real & personal, to my three sisters, Mrs. Isabella Jane Goddard, Mrs. Margaret Euphenna Goddard & Miss Marion V. White, to be equally divided among them.
I appoint Mrs. Isabella Jane Goddard & Miss Marion V. White, Executrixes of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & seal this fourteenth day of June, 1862
James E. White [LS]
In presence of the undersigned who subscribed their names as witnesses in the presence of the testator & of each other.
E. J. West
S. M. Banks
I, William E. Vincent, Esq, Judge of Probate, Charleston [written over to read, I think] Chester County, do herein certify the foregoing page to be and contain a true and correct copy of the last will & testament of Rev. James Evans White, admitted to Probate and of record in this Court.
Given under my hand &* seal of office, this 22nd day of June A. D. 1885
William E. Vincent
Judge of Probate
MACON COUNTY, GA. WILL BOOK 'A' [1856 - 1909] Pg. 54
GEORGIA - MACON COUNTY - In the name of God Amen, I WILLIAM E. WHITE of said state and county, being of advanced age and knowing that I must Shortly depart from this world, deem it right and proper, both as respect to myself and family that I should make a disposition of my property with which a Kind Providence has blessed me. I therefore make this my last Will and Testament and revoking all others, heretofore made by me.
ITEM - 1ST - I desire and direct that my boddy be buried in a decent and Christian-like manner suitable to my circumstances and condition.
ITEM - 2ND - I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid by my Executor, hereinafter named.
ITEM - 3RD - I desire and direct that my lot of land, No. one hundred, lying in the second district of original Muscogee, Now Macon County, remain as it is until my youngest child becomes of age and the family to remain on it and make a support of them, desire and when my youngest child becomes of age, I desire and direct that the said lot of land be sold and the procedes thereof, be equally divided with all my children.
ITEM - 4TH - I desire and direct that all the perishable property remain on the place to assist in supporting the family until my Executor hereinafter names should see that it is necessary tp dispose of some property. Said perishable property for the benefit of and for the interest of the family.
ITEM - 5TH - I desire and direct that when my youngest child becomes of age that the perishable property then on hand, be sold in connixion [connection ?] with the land and the procedes therof be equally divided among my several children.
ITEM - 6TH - I constitute and appoint my worthy friend, Marke J. McMullin, Executor to this my Last Will and Testament, this March 4th, 1859
William White [LS]
Signed and sealed in the presence of us, this 4th day of March 1859
John S./L. Peters
Daniel A. Smith
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