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Turner W. Goswick
Will


LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF TURNER W. GOSWICK
JANUARY 31,1856 PHILLIPS COUNTY ARKANSAS

I Turner W. Goswick of the County of Phillips and State of Arkansas make and declare this my last will and testament. FIRST: I desire that all my full debts be paid as early as conviently may be. SECONDLY; I give my beloved wife CATHERINE M during her natural life all my Estate of whatever description with full power and authority to sell and dispose of any part of it, which it may be necessary to sell it  for the payments of my Debts, or the promotion of her own comfort in living. THIRDLY: Upon condition that my adopted child NANCY SOPHIA GRIMMETT shall be permitted to continue to live with my wife until her arrival to the age of Eighteen years or her marriage.  I give in that case to my friend JESSE A.JACKSON of Helena, in Trust for said Nancy Sophia all the residue of my Estate which may remain after the death of my wife, and in case said NANCY SOPHIA should die childless, I then give all the Estate herein to my NIECE WHOSE NAME I CANNOT REMEMBER, BUT THE DAUGHTER OF JASON GOSWICK OF FRANKLIN CO.NORTH CAROLINA AND WHICH NIECE HAS BUT ONE HAND.
Signed T.W.Goswick (Go to Jason Goswicks page)
Recorded by Edward H. Cowley, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Phillips Co.Ark.



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