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Sumner, James

ALOB, Vol. X #2, p. 89-16:
“p. 123.  5 July 1846 — I, James Sumner, being of sound mind and memory but weak in body.  I will that all my just debts to be settled and all property I may die possessed of as household & kitchen furniture, farming tools, growing crops, horses, cattle, sheep & hogs with all debts, dues & demands owing to me, to be the right and property of my beloved wife Sally Sumner during her natural life or widowhood.  I appoint my friend Joshua Whitaker as executor.
Wit:  Dempsey Sumner, Jurat.. 
Signed James Sumner.. 
Proved in open court by the oath of Dempsey Sumner this Oct. term 1846..  Alex. Henry, Clk…”

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