Wilkes Co., GA Will - William Reeves

1816 Will - William Reeves

Will of William Reeves

Wilkes County, Georgia
Will Book HH, p. 55-57
Written 18 May 1816
Proven 5 Nov 1816

State of Georgia }           In the name of God Amen
Wilkes County   }           I William Reeves of Said State and County being in a State of Illness but in Sound Memory do give and bequeath all My effects in the Manner folowing (sic) Viz First I Request that all my Just Debts Shall be paid. Secondly I give & bequeath Unto My beloved wife Hannah Reeves all My real and personal Estate during her life provided that if Either of the Children herafter (sic) Mentioned Viz Hezekiah Reeves Judith Reeves Cynthy Reeves Jeremiah Reeves & Sally Reeves Should Marry during the life of the said Hannah Reeves wife of the said William Reeves as above Mentioned shall furnish with as aforesaid with a bed and furnature (sic) and after the decease of my wife Hannah Reeves as aforesaid I request that all My property both real and personal shall be sold to the Most advantagious (sic) Manner to be Judged by the Executors herein after Mentioned and the proceeds to be equally distributed among Judith Reeves Hezekiah Reeves William Reeves Junr. Jeremiah Cyntha Reeves and Sally Reeves after paying Robert Cunningham who Intermarried with Lucretia Reeves daughter of the said William Reeves Alexander Seal who intermarried Elizabeth Reeves as aforesaid Elijah Reeves son of the said William Reeves as aforesaid John Reeves son as aforesaid & Robert Graham who intermarried with Hannah Reeves daughter of the said William Reeves as aforesaid the sum of five dollars each out of the proceeds of the sale &c and lastly I do appoint My beloved wife Hannah Reeves and Eustus H. Rhodes My soul Executors to this My last Will and testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set My hand and Seal this 18th day of May 1816
In the presents of
L. McLendon          §                                     William Reeves (Seal)
R. W. Collier           §
Jas Whatley           §

Georgia                   }           Personally appeared in open Court
Wilkes County        }           Lewis McLendon and Jas Whatley two of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Will and being duly Sworn Sayeth that they saw the above Named William Reeves Sign Seal publish and declare the above Instrument of writing to be his last will and Testament and that at the time of his so doing he was of Sound and disposing Mind & Memory and Th. W. Colier Subscribed as a quanquering (sic concurring?) Evidence to the Same
Sworn to in open Court     }                                     L McLendon
this 5th November 1816    }                                     Jas Whatley
D Terrell Clk                       }                                     Recorded the 10 of April 1818
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