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Pettis County, Missouri - Wills


Will of George Lambert

Pettis County, Missouri
Will Book, __?
drawn Nov 1, 1859

The last Will and testament of George Lambert of the County of Pettis and State of Missouri considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say.

First, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Agnes Lambert Eighty acres of land being the SW 1/4 of S7 and the SE 1/4 of S10 T 46 R20. Also I give unto my beloved wife my gray mare and gray horse and one cow and calf and half my hogs and sheep and the waggon and the balance of my property and estate. I give unto my youngest son George R Lambert consisting of Eighty acres of land and the balance of my stock after my debts is paid and I hereby appoint Archibald Lovelace my executor of this my last Will and Testament. I hereby revoke all former wills by me made, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the 1 day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine.

George Lambert (his mark)

The above instrument of writing consisting of one sheet was now here subscribed by George Lambert the testator in the presence of each of us and was at the same time declared by him to be his last will and testament and we at his request sign our names hereto as attesting witnesses.

T W Lovelace, Residing in Pettis County Missouri
D H Lovelace, Residing in Pettis County Missouri

Pettis Co. Ct. December 5, 1859

The last will and testament of George Lambert was this day presented in open Court and thereupon came Thomas W Lovelace and D H Lovelace the two subscribing witnesses thereto, who after being duly sworn State that they Signed their names as Witnesses thereto in the presence of the testator and of each other and that the said testator acknowledged the said instrument to be his last will and testament on the day of their attestation thereto and that they believe the said testator was of sound mind and of disposing memory. Therefore the said will is admitted to Probate and ordered for record.

Given under my hand & seal of said Court this 5th day of December, 1859


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