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P.O. Box 117; Winder, GA 30680

Will of Andrew Jackson Williamson

transcribed by Pat Hardin

Jackson County, GA
Will Book B, page 46.

Jackson County
In the name of God Amen I Andrew J. Williamson of said County and State being now of sound and disposing mind and memory Knowing that all men must die do in view of death make and declare my last will and testament in manner and form following.
First I desire that all my just debts be paid by my Executrix hereinafter named as soon after my death as she can according to law.
Second I Give to my wife Nancy Eveline Williamson all my estate both real and personal after paying my debts during her natural life or widowhood and desire that she shall make such advancements to any of my children on their arrival to the age of twentyone years as she may in her Judgement deem right and consistent with her circumstances and such advancements if any should be made to be accounted for according to law by the child or children to whom made on a final distribution of my Estate which I deem shall take place on the death of my wife among my children equally and according to law, but in the event that my wife should again Marry it is my desire that my Estate by then imedeatley divided she and my children severally sharing equally in the same.
Third I desire that if my wife should again marry letters of administration with my will ..... shall be granted to some other than the man whom she may have married so that even Justice may the more continuely be done to all parties in the division of my estate.
Fourth I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my wife Nancy Eveline Williamson my Executrix to carry out this my will and I hereby revoake any and all other wills which I may have heretofore made.
In witness of all which I have hereinto set my hand and affixed my seal this the 8th day of November 1858
A J Williamson (seal)

Signed sealed and
acknowledged by the
above named A J
Williamson to be
his last will and
testament on the day and year
above written in presence of
John H Worsham
John J McCulloch
N H Pendergrass
G A Witt

State of Georgia
Jackson County
Personally came into open court John J. McCulloch and N H Pendergrass who being duly sworn deposeth and sayeth that they saw A J Williamson the written named testator sign seal publish and deliver the within writing to be his last will and testament and that they with John H. Worsham & G A Witt subscribed the same as witnesses in of each other and in the presents of the testator and at his request and that they believe he was at the time of sound and disposing mind & memory.
John J McCulloch
N H Pendergrass
Sworn to and subscribed
before me in open court
the 7th April 1862
John Simpkins ordinary
Recorded the 8th April 1862
John Simpkins ordinary

Returns Recorded Feb. 24, 1882 in Jackson County GA Returns Book G, 1878-1884, page 494.

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