Last Will and Testament
Joseph Ulysses Poag

Last Will and Testament 
of J U Poag, Deceased

Coldwater, Miss 3/17/15

I, J U Poag, of Coldwater, Tate Co, Mississippi, being of sound mind, make this my last will and testament.

My estate consists of a house and lot in the town of Coldwater, on which there is held one deed of trust by F W Miller for $650.00; also small stock of groceries. After the deed of trust is satisfied and all my just debts are paid, then the remainder of my estate, I give and bequeath to my wife Mary A Poag. I also appoint L E Henderson executor of this will without bond, and also that he be relieved of making any settlement with any Court.

March 7th, 1915

J U Poag

M H Daily; S D Wooten; C E Wright

State of Mississippi, County Of Tate
Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority in and for said County and State, the below signed C E Wright and S D Wooten, who being by me first duly Sworn, deposes and says that he did, in the presence of the other witness thereto sign and witness and the signature of J U Poag, on the day and year therein mentioned, to a certain instrument of writing which has been presented to the Chancery Court of Tate County, Miss., as the last will and testament of J U Poag, deceased; and in and that the said J U Poag, did, on the day and year therein mentioned and in the presence of the affiant and the remaining witnesses thereto, to wit: S D Wooten and C E Wright, sign publish and declare said instrument of writing to be his last will and testament; and that at said instrument of writing to be his last will and testament; and that at said time, the said J U Poag was of sound and disposing mind and memory and more than 21 years of age, and in law entitled to make and publish his last will and testament.

C E Wright; S D Wooten

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 6th day of January, 1916.
A G Aikin, Notary Public

Filed for record Jan 11th, 1916
J A Wooten, Clerk

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