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MY GOSWICK FAMILY GENEALOGIES
by: Henry H. and Keuttah (Goswick) Kennemore
copyright 1986

Mary Goswick
Will
1875
 


FRANKLIN CO.NORTH CAROLINA

I MARY GOSWICK OF THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA BEING OF SOUND MIND AND MEMORY, BUT CONSIDERING THE UNCERTAINTY OF MY EARTHLY EXISTANCE, DO MAKE, AND DECLARE THIS MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, IN MANNER, AND FORM FOLLOWING, THAT IS TO SAY,

FIRST, THAT MY EXECUTOR SHALL PROVIDE FOR MY BODY A DECENT BURIAL SUITABLE TO THE WISHES OF MY  RELATIVES AND FRIENDS, AND PAY ALL FUNERAL EXPENSES, TOGETHER WITH ALL MY JUST DEBTS TO WHOEVER OWING OUT OF THE MONEY THAT MAY FIRST COME INTO HIS HAND, AS A PART OR PARCEL OF MY ESTATE.

SECONDLY, I LEAVE TO MY TWO SISTERS, EMILY, AND GEORGEANN GOSWICK FOR AND DURING THEIR NATURAL LIVES, AND FOR THEIR USE, ALL OF MY REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY, OF EVERY KIND AND DISCRIPTION WITH ALL NEEDS AND INTEREST THAT MAY OCCUR IN THEIR TIME, AND AFTER THEIR DEATH, I GIVE AND BEQUETH TO MY SISTER MRS. LUCY HIGHT, JOHN AND THEIR HEIRS IN FEE FOREVER, AND LASTLY, I DO HEREBY CONSTITUTE AND APPOINT MY FRIEND MR. ISAAC H. HIGHT, MY LAWFUL EXECUTOR TO EXECUTE THIS MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, ACCORDING TO THE LAW, ENTENT, AND MANAIG ?, OF THE SAME, AND EVERY PART, AND CANCELLING, HEREBY REVOKING, AND DECLARING WRITTENLY VOID ALL OTHER WILLS AND TESTAMENT, BY ME HERETOFORE MADE.  AUGUST, 12, 1875 FRANKLIN CO.N.C.

WITNESSES:
R.H.DUKE
F.W. BLACKWELL


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