Will of



North Carolina,
Perquimans County,

I, Sallie D. Jordan, of Perquimans County, North carolina, being of sound mind and memory, but knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, do make, publish and declare this paper writing, to be my last will and testament. hereby revoking and making void all and any will heretofore at any time made by me in manner and form as follows:

Item first: I give, devise and bequeth to my beloved son, William Kenneth Jordan, all my property, both real, personal and mixed, whereverfound to him and his heirs forever, provided, however, that should the said Wm. Kenneth Jordan die before he arrives at the age of twenty-one years, unmarried, and leaving no child or children, then and in that event, I give all the said property to my brother, Wm. E. Dail, my two sisters Pearl Hunter and Lizzie Nixon, to them and their heirs forever, share and share alike.

In testimony whereof, the said Sallie D. Jordan has hereunto set her hand and seal this the 2nd. day of November, 1917.

                                                                                                Sallie D. Jordan ( seal )

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Sallie D. Jordan, to be her last will and testament, in our presence who, at her request, in her presence and in presence of each other, subscribe our names hereto as witnesses.

L. W. Norman

Charles Whedbee


North Carolina,
Perquimans County,

R.M. Riddick, Jr. and Wm. H. Hardcastle, each being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is well acquainted with the handwriting of L. W. Normanone of the subscribering witnesses to the paper writing puporting to be the will of Sallie D. Jordan, deceased, which is hereto attached, dated the end. day of November, 1917, having often seen him write, and that the name of the said L. W. Norman subscribed as a witness to said will is in the genuine handwriting of the said L.W. Norman; and each affiant further swears that he is well acquainted with the handwriting of Sallie D. Jordandeceased, whose will the attached paper writing. dated the 2nd. day of November, 1917, purports to be, having often seen her write, and that the name of the Sallie D. Jordan subscribed to said will is in the genuine
handwriting of the said Sallie D. Jordan.

R. M. Riddick, Jr.

Wm. H. Hardcastle

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21st. day of November, 1934

H. G. Winslow
Clerk Superior Court.

It is therefore considered and adjudged by the court, that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of Sallie D. Jordan, deceased. Let said will, together with the probate, be recorded and filed. This Nov. 21st. 1934

H. G. Winslow

North Carolina In the superior Court
Perquimans county Before the Clerk

In the matter of the will )
of Sallie D. Jordan, deceased.)
The paper writing hereto attached and purporting to be the last will and testament of Sallie D. Jordan, deceased, is exhibited before me the undersigned, Clerk of the Superior Court of Perquimans County, North Carolina, by Wm. Kenneth Jordan, the beneficiary therein named, and thereupon the following proof thereof is taken by the oath and examination of Chas. Whedbee, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and of R. M. Riddick, Jr., and Wm. H. Hardcastle, as follows:

North Carolina,
Perquimans County.

Chas. Whedbee, being duly sworn, disposes and says that he is a subscribing witness to the said paper writing now shown him, purporting to be the last will and testament of Sallie D. Jordan, and that he saw Sallie D. Jordan, execute ( or heard Sallie D. Jordan, acknowledge the execution of ) this writing as her last will and testament, and that affiant attested it in the presence and at the request of Sallie D. Jordandeceased;and that at the time of its execution said Sallie D. Jordan was in
affiant’s opinion of sound mind and disposing memory. Affiant further swears that L. W. Norman, the other subscribing witness to said will, signed the same as witness in the presence of affiant, and that affiant saw him sign the same, and that said L. W. Norman is now dead.

Chas. Whedbee

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21st. day of November, 1934

H. G. Winslow
Clerk Superior Court

Contributed by Katherine Jordan



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