|Will and Testament of Sarah J.
|Last Will and Testament of Sarah J.
Transcribed and submitted by Vicki Burress Roach
State of Mississippi
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
4. dispose of said property... S.J. Peters
(Note: Not my lines. Research I did for someone else.)
Executors Bonds dated 1859-1869
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.