Bolivar County GenWeb
Charter of Incorporation of the Farmers Bank of Pace
Be it known that the undersigned citizens for the State of Mississippi do hereby voluntarily associate themselves together for the purpose of forming a banking corporation under the laws of the State of Mississippi and do hereby certify:
1st. That the name of this corporation shall be “the Farmers Bank of Pace.”
2nd That the place where its business is to be transacted is at Pace, Bolivar County in the State of Mississippi.
3rd That the purpose for which this corporation is formed is to transact commercial and savings banking business in accordance with the provisions of the laws of the State of Mississippi governing banks and banking.
4th That the amount of the capital stock of this corporation shall be Ten Thousand.
5th That the names and places of residence of the stockholders and the number of shares held by each is as follows:
Name Residence No. of Shares
J. B. Bond Pace, Miss 21
J. H. Pace Pace, Miss 10
D. C. Shepherd Pace, Miss 10
J. T. Robinson Pace, Miss 30
W. J. Alexander Pace, Miss 5
E. A. Brown Pace, Miss 5
Chas. J. Lou Pace, Miss 5
Mrs. J. H. Pace Pace, Miss 4
W. L. Brashears Cleveland 10
6th That the term for which this corporation is to exist is fifty years. We further certify that the full amount of the capital stock of this banking corporation has been fully paid up in cash and is now in the custody of the Board of Directors above named.
In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names this 16th day of December A D 1918.
J. F. Robinson, W. J. Brashears, Chas J. Lou, J. B. Bond, Mrs. J. H. Pace, J. H. Pace, D. C. Shepherd, S. A. Brown, W. J. Alexander
State of Mississippi
Personally appeared before me, a notary public in and for the said county, State above named J. B. Bond, J. H. Pace, D. C. Shepherd, J. T. Robinson, W. J. Alexander, W. J. Brashears, Chas J. Lou, Mrs. J. H. ace, who are personally known to me to be the same persons who executed the foregoing instrument of writing and each for himself duly acknowledged the execution thereof as his free and voluntary act and deed.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my notarial seal this the 18th day of February 1919.
S. L. Barnett, Notary Public
Received at the office of the Secretary of State this the 24th day of March AD 1919, together with the sum of $20 recording fee and referred to the attorney general for his opinion.
Jos. W. Power, Secretary of State
Jackson, Miss March 27, 1919
I have examined this charter of incorporation and am of the opinion that it is not a violative of the constitution and laws of this state or of the United States.
Ross A. Collins, Attorney General
By Earle N. Floyd, Asst. Atty. Genl.
State of Mississippi, Executive Office Jackson,
The within and foregoing charter of incorporation of The Farmers Bank of Pace is hereby approved.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Caued (sic) the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi to be affixed this twenty-eighth day of March 1919.
Theo G. Bilbo
By the Governor:
Joe W. Power, Secy State
Recorded March 28, 1919