WILL OF ELIZABETH McLEAN - 1892
Contributed by Carolyn Gibbons
February 11, 2010
Will Elizabeth McLean 25 Oct 1892
Book 1 pp 262/3
I , Elizabeth McLean of the County of Harnett and State of North Carolina, being of sound mind and memory,
but considering the uncertainty of my earthly existence, do make and declare this my last will and Testament,
in manner and form following, that is to say: -
That my executors (hereinafter named) shall provide for my body a decent burial, suitable to the wishes of
my relations and friends, and pay all funeral expenses, together with my just debts, howsoever and to whomsoever
owing, out of the moneys that may first come into his hands as a part and parcel of my estate.
Item: I give and devise to my beloved nephew William McDougald all my lands situated in Lillington Township,
said County adjoining the lands of Mrs Sarah M Andrews, Mrs A. B. Richardson and also all the personal property
of which I may be the owner at my death.
And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my trusty nephew William McDougald my lawful executor to all intents
and purposes, to execute this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same, and
every part and clause thereby without any bond on his part. I hereby revoke and declare utterly void all other wills
and Testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the said Elizabeth McLean do hereunto set my hand and seal,
this 25 day of October A. D. 1892.
/s/ Elizabeth McLean
Sealed, published, and declared by the said Elizabeth McLean [her] last will and testament, in the presence of we who
at her request and in her presence [--] our names as witnesses thereto.
/s/ D. P. Ray
/s/ T. A. Harrington
Proven in court by oath of T. A. Harrington and D. P. Ray and presented by Wm McDougald before, F. H. Taylor, Clerk
of the Superior Court for Harnett County 4 Nov 1907
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