GEORGIA, BALDWIN COUNTY.
In the name of God, Amen: I, ANGELINA MEACHAM, of the County and State aforesaid and of the United States of America, being in my proper state of mind and of good and disposing memory, do make this my last Will and Testament in the manner following, viz:
I give and bequeath to my Brother, Robert B.(Bartlett) Meacham, Two negroes, a woman named Esther and her daughter, a woman named Sarah.
I give and bequeath to my Nephew, Dennis W. Dorsey, four hundred dollars to be paid by my Executor of the proceeds of the sale of my Land.
I give and bequeath to my Brother, Robert B. Meacham, the balance of the proceeds of the sale of my Land - And I do here nominate and appoint my Brother, Robert B. Meacham, sole Executor to this my last Will and Testament.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th September Eighteen hundred and forty three.
(signed) Angalina Meacham (L.S.)
Signed, Sealed and
delivered in presence of:
John P. Butts
Sam'l. H. Hughes
John B. Dyer
(Undated entry in probate court records of
Baldwin County): The last Will and testament of Angalina Meacham
was produced by Robert B. Meacham, the Executor nominated therein, and
was duly proven on the oaths of John P. Butts, Sam'l. H. Hughes,
and John B. Dyer, witnesses thereto.
submitted by Alta M. Durden.
Eileen Babb McAdams copyright 2004