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Georgia:  Oglethorpe County: Will of Mourning Floyd Stewart 26 Sept 1844
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OGLETHORPE COUNTY WILL BOOK D Page 228, Year 1833-1866

The Last Will and Testament of Mourning Stewart. I Mourning Stewart of the County and State aforesaid Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being weak and feeble in body but of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following.

Item 1st I give and bequeath to my son Floyd Stewart one yoke of oxen and one cow and calf as his full share of all my estate and effects.

Item 2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Parmelia Perkins my tract of land lying in the State of Kentucky also the pension due to me as the widow of a Revolutionary Soldier, now in the bank of Savannah-- and I further give and bequeath to my daughter Permelia (after my debts are discharged) all my effects viz. negroes household and kitchen furniture, carriage, stock of all kinds and everything whereof I am possessed. And I hereby appoint her the said Permelia Perkins my sole
executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 26th day of September in the year of Our Lord Eighteen Hundred and Forty Four.

Mourning (her mark x) Stewart

signed, sealed published and declared in the presence of

D.P. Parham
W. H. C. Cone
C. L. Tarpley


Having been duly proven at this adjourned term in the open court upon the oath of Wm. H. C. Cone one of the subscribing witnesses to the same, and ordered to be laid over until the regular term of the court for record.

Recorded the 5th day of April, 1848 Henry Britain, CCS

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