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Julia J. Williams Martin, 31 Jan 1927

Contributor's Note: The following is transcribed from a copy received from
Warren County, NC. Registrar Office.

# in top right hand corner first page 113, # on second page is 114. #
handwritten on first page is 583.

Will of Julia J. Martin

In the name of God ?????, I Mrs. Julia J. Martin of the County of Warren and
State of North Carolina being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and
ordain this to be and contain my last Will and Testament.

Item First - That my daughter, Carrie T. Martin is to have all my money, and
my Ford car and my piano.

Item Second - That all the rest of my household furniture and house and land
be equally divided between Willie D. Martin, Rosa L. Faucett, Lena J. Wynn,
Sue N. Wilker, Carrie T. Martin, Mary E. Watson and Walter C. Martin and that
Eddie T. Martin is to have One Dollar. Mary E. Watson is to have my Victrola
and Mrs. Lillie S. Midgett is to have one Dollar.

I do hereby nominate my son Willie D. Martin my executor to this my last will
and testament to act and do as he thinks best for the best interest of my
estate. I am to have a decent burial out of the estate, but not until Carrie
gets her money. The burial is to come out of the furniture and land and stock.
In testimony whereof I set my hand and seal this the 31st day of January 1927.

Julia J. Martin (Seal)

C.H. Shearin
G.R. Frazier

State of North Carolina
Warren County

In the Superior Court

A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Julia J.
Martin deceased, is exhibited before me, the undersigned, Clerk of the
Superior Court for Said County by Willie D. Martin the executor therein
mentioned, and the due execution thereof by the said Julia J. Martin is proved
by the oath and examination of C H. Shearin and G. R. Frazier, the subscribing
witness thereto who being duly sworn, doth depose and say, and each for
himself deposeth and saith, that he is a subscribing Witness to the paper
writing now shown him, purporting to be the last Will and testament of Julia
J. Martin that the said Julia J. Martin in the presence of deponent subscribed
her name at the will of said writing, which is now shown as aforesaid, and
bears date of the 31st day of January 1927.

And this deponent further saith, that the said Julia Martin the testatrix
aforesaid, did, at the time of s??? her name as aforesaid, declare the said
paper to ??? so subscribed by her and initiated to be her Last Will and
Testament, and this deponent did thereupon ??? his name at the end of said
Will, as are attest ??? witness thereto, and at the request and in the p??????
of said testatrix. And this deponent further said at the same time when the
said testatrix s??? her name to the said last will as aforesaid, a???? time of
the deponents subscribing his name as at???? witness thereto, as aforesaid,
the said Julia J. Martin of sound mind and memory, of full age to w???? will,
and was not under any restraint, to t??? information or belief of this
deponent. And furthe??? deponents say not.

Severally sworn and subscibed this 16th day of July 1929 before me - W. ?
Newell Deputy Clerk Superior Court

CH Shearin
G.R. Frazier

North Carolina
Warren County

In the Superior Court

It is therefore considered and adjudged by ?? that the said paper writing and
every pa?? is the last will and testament of Julia J. deceased. Let said will
together with the pr?? recorded and filed.

This 16th day of July 1929

John D. Newell
Clerk Superior Court

(transcribers note: part of the second page was not copied properly and ran
off the edge. Also,some of the writing was difficult to read - I believe that
the essence is still conveyed.).


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