Will of Willis Sawyer
Last Will & Testament of |
WILLIS SAWYER dec'd
Probated January Term /83
Recorded Jany. 9, 1883
ZACH WATKINS clk.
I, WILLIS SAWYER, being sound in mind, feeble in body, make this, my last will and testimony setting aside all I have heretofore made, First, I will all my just debts to be paid, I will and bequeath to my son STEPHEN SAWYER the place known as my home place, with the exception of the land lying South of the cross-fence the amounts hereafter to be established, by them, For and in consideration of this bequeath, the said STEPHEN SAWYER is to care for my afflicted son JOHN SAWYER as long as he may live. In case of the said STEPHEN SAWYERS death, the said bequeath is to go to the support and maintenance of the said JOHN SAWYER. I will and bequeath to my daughter MRS. HARRIET DUNEVANT and her bodily heirs the remainder of the farm heretofore mentioned - I will and bequeath to my three grand-children, WILLIAM AVERY COLE, WILLIS DANIEL and LOUELLA CRIBBS, Two hundred Dollars to be divided as follows: to WILLIAM A. COLE one hundred dollars, to WILLIS D. and LOUELLA CRIBBS, fifty dollars each, The above amount to be paid by STEPHEN SAWYER when legally applied for at the expiration of two years from the date of my death.
The reason that I have not mentioned in this will my son WILLIAM SAWYER and my daughter MRS. CATHRINE FOUST, is that I have already deeded to the said WILLIAM SAWYER Sixty Six acres of land, the said WILLIAM SAWYER having paid the said MRS. CATHRINE FOUST, two hundred and fifty dollars for her interest in the above deeded land I will that my son STEPHEN SAWYER pay all the debts mentioned for and in consideration of all the perishible property in my possession at the date of my death This Oct. 30, 1882
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