Sarah Grantham - 1896
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I Sarah Grantham of the County of Wayne State of North Carolina being in right mind and of good understanding and knowing the uncertainty of life do make this my last will and testament After all of my lawful debts are paid I desire the balance of my property to be disposed of as follows
I give and bequeath to my dear Sister Junnie Ingram all of my wearing clothes and all of my trunks and boxes
I give and bequeath to my dear neace Lotty Ingram daughter of Thomas & Junnie Ingram my choice bed ready furnished
I give and bequeath to my dear Broth Joshua F. Hines fifty cents
I give and bequeath to my dear friend A H Toler my jersey cow and calf at J F Hines
I give and bequeath to Lommie Toler one note that I hold against A H Toler his Father and also one log cabin bed quilt unquilted
I give and bequeath to my beloved friend Minnie E Toler the amount of money that is willed to me by my deceased husband David Grantham and my other bed and the remainder of my bed clothes and my largest velease and the remainder of my property not disposed of I leave Albert H Toler executor to this will hoping that he will fulfill all of my request
I hereunto set my hand and seal
this September 3rd 1896
Sarah (her X mark) Grantham Seal
Witness J A Toler Seal
Albert H Toler Seal
North Carolina} Wayne County} SS,
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court that the said paper-wiring and every part thereof is the last Will and Testament of Sarah Grantham, deceased. Let the said Will, together with the probate, be recorded and filed.
This 14 day of Sept, 1896
C T ________ Clerk of Superior Court
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