Caswell County Court 1875
I Elijah Morton, being of sound mind and memory and calling to mind the
uncertainty of Life do make publish and declare my last Will and Testament
My desire is that all just debts and funeral expenses be paid and all my
other property, Money and estate be divided between my four
children, Vincent L. Morton, Phoebe L. Stanfield, Maranda R. Love
and Barbara Baynes I hereby appoint my son Vincent L Morton my
executor to this my Last Will and Testament.
Signed and acknowledged in the presence of this 21st day of January 1869.
William Paylor Jr.
A. W. Graves
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Vincent L. Morton being sworn, doth say that Elijah Morton late of said
county, is dead, Having first made and published his last Will and
Testament and Vincent L. Morton is The executor named therein. Further
that the property of the said Elijah Morton Consisting of Lands, Goods,
Chattels, Bonds, and Monies, is worth $4000.00 so far As can be
ascertained at the date of this application and this V. L. Morton, Phoebe
L. Stanfield, Maranda R. Love and Barbara H. Baynes are the parties
entitled under said Will to the said property.
V. L. Morton (Signed)
G. H. Kerr
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