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Will and Testament of Sarah J. Peters
Last Will and Testament of Sarah J. Peters
Transcribed and submitted by Vicki Burress Roach
pages 126-129

State of Mississippi

Tishomingo County

Filed Decr 12th 1859

Personally appears James Carr? L.B. Gaston and S.P. Gaston witnesses to a certain instrument of a writing...will of Sarah J. Peters late of said county deceased...

Sarah J. Peters, wife of Thomas Peters sound mind and memory and being desirous of disposing of the goods and effects with which I have been blessed through the kind providence of Almighty God but more especially of the negro slaves which have been by deed of trust presented this day conveyed by my said husband to Thomas Irion? in trust ...give to my beloved daughter Amelia Peters all of my property of every kind and the negro slaves described in the above mentioned ded of conveyance viz: Dilly, Isaiah, Ann and her two children, Priscilla, Tempe, Monroe, Abe, Billy, Sylvia, Titus and Frank and their future increase forever...

2. Daughter, Amelia should die having no issue surviving her that in that event the above slaves...to my husband Thomas Peters...

3. event of their death slaves go to Rebecca Peters, sister of my said husband now residing with her mother Mrs. Rebecca Peters in the state of Arkansas...

4. dispose of said property... S.J. Peters
(Note: Not my lines. Research I did for someone else.)

Executors Bonds dated 1859-1869

Old Tish. Co., MS

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Estate of Sarah J. Peters dated December 12, 1859 Thomas Peters, Thomas Irion and Samuel McCorley are bound in the sum of 26,000.00... Thomas Peters is executor of the estate.

Robert A. Hill, Judge of the Probate E.W. Carmack, clerk

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