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Will of Colas A.Harrison
(1856-1906/1917)


Colas A Harrison was the first son of John and Margaret B Richardson Harrison of Richmond County. Colas was born in 1856 (1850 census date) in Richmond Co, VA.

Richmond County [VA] Will Book 13, pp 195-196


Details in the Will:


7th day of October 1906

In the name of God Amen,

Item 1

I, Colas Harrison of Richmond Co do make this my last will and testament as follows:

I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Anna Headley, the land upon which she now resides as deeded to her by me, all lines and boundaries as shown in said deed.

I give and devise unto my son Luther Harrison the land upon which he now resides as deeded to him by me all lines and boundaries as shown in said deed.

I give bequeath devise unto my dear wife, Mary J. Harrison my home where we now reside during her life and then to my son, Calvin Harrison.

I appoint my son Luuther Harrison executor of this my will witness my hand this 7th day of October 1906.

[signed by Colas A Harrison]

Witnessed: R. E. Sanford, Judson Sydnor

In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Richmond County September 7th, 1917, The last will and testament of Colas Harrison, late of this county deceased, was this day fully proved by the oaths of R.E. Sanford and Judson Sydnor, the subscribing witnesses thereto and thereupon ordered to be recorded. Teste: JB Rains

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Will of Mary J Harrison

In the name of God Amen, I Mary J Harrison of Richmond County do make this my last will and testament as follows as my death.

I give and devise unto my two sons Calvin Harrison and Luther B. Harrison all of my realestate adjoining (illegl) Hill tract Bell's tract and also the tract own by C.A. Harrison to be equally divided between my two said sons.

I appoint my son Luther D. Harrison executor of this my will and desire that no security be required of him. Witness my hand this 30th day of Moarch in the year of our Lord, 1912. Mary J Harrison

Witnesses: R.E.Sanford; D.D.Sanford

In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Richmond County September 7th 1917, The last will and testament of Mary J Harrison, late of this County, deceased, was this day proved by the oath of R E Sanford, one of the subscribini witnesses thereto, the other subscribin witness being out of this commonwealth and was thereupon ordered to be recorded. Teste JB Rains.

Richmond County Will Book 13, pp 195-196


Submitted by Madeline Reese.
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