East Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc.; P.O. Box 117; Winder, GA 30680
WILL OF JAMES McDANIEL
transcribed by Patricia Freeman Hardin
Gwinnett County Georgia
Court of Ordinary
Will Book D, 1858-1886
April 8, 1893
I James McDaniel of said State and County being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.
Item first. I desire that my body be buried in Bethany Church grave yard by my first wife.
Item 2. I desire that my wife Mary have all she had when I married her and all she has made since and I desire also that she has a years support and four hundred dollars to be kept in the hands of my executors and she to have the interest only, the same being in lieu of Dower, and at her death the four hundred dollars to be equally divided between my bodily heirs.
Item 3. I desire that my executors fix my grave up in like manner into my first wife.
Item 4. I desire that all my just debts be paid and the remainder be equally divided between my bodily heirs.
Item 5. I hereby constitute and appoint my sons J. J. McDaniel D.R. McDaniel and E. C. McDaniel Executers of this my Last will and testament.
Signed declared and published by James McDaniel as his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who subscribed our names hereto in the presence of said testator at his instance and request and of each other he signing in our presence and us signing in his presence.
J. A. Hannah
Andrew J. Webb
Recorded Dec. 6, 1894
R. B. Whitworth, Ordinary
Additional Estate Record for James McDaniel in Gwinnett County GA "Inventory & Appraisement 5 (1886-Aug1897)", pages 508, 509, 510, 511, 518, 519.