Edmond Dees Will

In the name of God Amen

I Edmond Deese of the State of North Carolina, Union County, Being in a low
state of health but in perfect mind and memory do make this my last will and

And first I recommend my spirit unto God who gave it my body to the dust the
common mother of all mankind. As touching my worldly goods I dispose of in
the following manner.

I give and bequeth to my beloved wife Elizabeth all of my estate both real
and personal during her life or widowhood. Then to be equally divided among
my lawful heirs with an exception of twenty five acres of land deeded to Gren
B Rusing for the sum of fifty dollars which is to be deducted out of his part
of my property when divided, viz, Elizabeth, Clement Allen, Mary her part is
to go to her & her heirs her husband James Horn is not to dispose of her
property, Zilpha, Green, Jennet B, John B.

I Edmond Deese do acknowledge this to be my last will and testament in the
county and state above written, this the 2nd January in the year of our Lord


Asigned & delivered in the presence of

G Avett

Asa Trawick

S Caudel

State of North Carolina, Union County

Court of Pleas and quarter session July Term 1844

The last will and testament of Edmond Deese was executed in open court and

was proven in due form of law by Asa Trawick and G Avett, two of the

subscribing witnesses hereto and ordered to be recorded.

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