1836 Will of Winnifred Dunn

1836 Will - Winnifred Dunn

1836 Will of Winnifred Dunn


Winnifred Dunn’s Will
          Registered December 24th 1836

Georgia                      }        
Columbia County     }         This the Sixth day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Thirty six. ~
In the name of God Amen. I Winnifred of the state of Georgia and County of Columbia do make and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, utterly working all former Wills made by me. ~
First. - I wish my body decently interred, and all of my just debts paid.
Secondly. - I give and bequeath to my Daughter Elizabeth Kinnebrew one negro girl named Render.
Thirdly. - I give and bequeath to my Grandsons Gatewood S. Dunn, Waters M. Dunn, William Dunn and Harrison Dunn – two tracks of land situate lying and being in Lee County (extra) to be equally divided amongst them.
Fourthly. – I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Eliza Kinnebrew Eight hundred Dollars as her portion of my Estate to be placed in the hands of Waters M. Dunn for her use and benefit when needed.
Fifthly. – I give and bequeath the whole rest and residue of my Estate whether real or persona to be equally divided between my daughter Eliza Kinnebrew, Alfred Dunn and the Children of Waters Dunn: also the portion that falls to the lot of my son Alfred Dunn to be divided at his death amongst his children.
I do hereby nominate and appoint William S. Dunn the Executor of this my last Will and Testament. – and in case of his refusal for the Court to appoint some fit and proper person or persons.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the day and date first and above written.
Test                                                                                                               Winnifred X Dunn
James Toole                                                                                                                 mark
John S. Dunn
Ann Y. Marshall

Georgia                      }        
Columbia County     }         John S. Dunn and Ann Y. Marshall two of the subscribing Witnesses to the within and foregoing instrument after being duly sworn upon the holy Evangelist deposes and say that they were personally present, and saw the testatrix Winnifred Dunn in life sign the same with her mark and pronounce the same to be her last Will and Testament, that the testatrix was of same mind and disposing memory at the doing thereof and that themselves together, with James Foole signed the same as Witnesses in the presence of and at the request of the testatrix and in the presence of each other.
Sworn to and subscribe in open Court           Ann Y. Marshall
This 19th day of December 1836.                     Jno. S. Dunn
          C G. Jones Clerk

Georgia                      }        
Columbia County     }         By the Court of Ordinary for said County
To all whom these presents shall come Greeting.

Know Ye that on the Nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and thirty six the last Will and testament of Winnifred Dunn late of said County deceased was exhibited in open Court, and in Common from by law proved and admitted to record a copy of which is hereunto annexed, and administration of al and singular the good chattels and credits of said deceased, was granted to William S. Dunn the Executor in and by said Will named and appointed, he having first taken the oath and performed all other requisites required by (illegible) of him by order of said Court and by virtue of these presents Legally authorized to administer the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased according to the tener and effect of the said Will and testament and according to law. And is hereby required to render a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the good chattels and credits of the said deceased and appraised and returned to this Court according to law, and to render a true and correct account to the said Court of his actings and doings yearly and every year until his administration is fully completed.
          Witness the Honorable John Cartlidge one of the Justices of the said Court of Ordinary this Nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord 1836.
                                                                                                              C. G. Jones


Winnifred "Winny" Dunn was the widow of Waters Dunn, Jr., Winnifred's will contains information regarding their descendants beyond that included in the 1807 will of Waters Dunn, Jr. also included here.


Columbia County, Georgia WB W, pgs 380-382, online at Family Search

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