Garmon, William H.

ALOB, Vol. X #6, p. 89-56:
“p. 162.  27 Oct. 1854..  I, William H. Garmon, do make this as my last will & testament.  First I desire that my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid by my executors.  I give to my beloved wife Dovy Garmon all my growing crops also all stock of cattle, hogs and sheep and horses.  I desire that my executor to sell some of the stock to pay my said debts.  I give to my beloved wife D.G. my two negro men named Comadore & Ben.  I give to my eldest dtr. Jane Elizabeth my negro girl Mary & my negro boy Riley to be at my wife’s disposal.  I give to my youngest dtr. Anna Louisa my negro girl named Adeline & my negro boy named Sam at the discretion of my beloved wife.  I will and request that the suit now in court between myself and Russell Jones should be presented by N.W. Woodfin & W.W. Avery until it is terminated.  If I give the land or lands to be sold by Mr. W.W. Woodfin and pay the fees out of the proceeds & the remainder should go to my beloved wife and children.  I desire that my wife should have my negro girl named Harriett.  I give to my wife her life time dower in my lands during natural life & the remaining to be given to my two children.  I appoint Charles Patton as executor.  I give to my beloved wife all my household and kitchen furniture.
Wit:  M.L. Neilson & William M. Clark.
Signed William H. Garmon..”

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