Last Will of George Taylor

I George Taylor do make and publish this my last will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.

First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as pofsible out of any money I may die pofsessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executor.

Secondly I give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Taylor all my property after paying my debts as above stated. Viz. my house and land and Negro Woman America her Son A Negro Boy named Major and my Negro man Ralph and a girl Phillis. Also mu money Notes and accounts and live stock of all kinds also the Household and kitchen furniture To have and to hold so long as she may live to the use of her Support. And at my wife Elizabeth Taylor�s death I desire that my estate be equally devided between my two daughters. Viz. Mary Worsham wife of William Worsham and Martha Worsham wife of John Worsham their heirs and afsigns forever. Moreover I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Worsham the dwelling House of John Worsham died now Standing on my premises to dwell in so long as she remains Singl to have and to hold as her own house.

Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife my executor in witness whereof I do this at my (house) and seal this 5th day of April 1842.

George Taylor
his mark
his seal

Signed sealed and published in our presence. And we have Subscribed our names here to in the presence of the testator this 5th day of April 1842.


William Lackey, witness
Granville Brestor, witness
John Craven, witness

Recorded May 6th, 1842

Submitted by: Kathi Hamilton