Harriett Maxey

In the name of God Amen I HARRIETT MAXEY of said State and County being of Sound mind but in feeble health and knowing that I must shortly depart this life consider it right and proper both as respects myself that I should make some disposition of my property with which a kind providence has blessed me do therefore make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all others heretofore made by me.

Item 1st I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner suitable to my condition and circumstances in life, my soul I trust shall return to rest with God who gave it as I hope for Eternal Salvation through the merits and atonement of the bessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ whose religion I have professed and as I humbly trust enjoyed for many years.

Item 2nd I give and bequeath to ANDREW J. MAXEY Nephew of HARRIETT MAXEY half interest in JOHNs horse.

Item 3rd I give and bequeath to HATTIE E. MAXEY my niece one bed and furniture for said bed.

Item 4th I give and bequeath to JAMES C. MAXEY all of my interest in the land and one note of thirty-five dollars on JANE C. MAXEY.

Item 5th All of the residue of my property both real and personal wherever and whatever it may be to be equally distributed between all of the following named children of CATHARINE MAXEY deceased ANDREW J. MAXEY, WM. D. MAXEY, IDA E. MAXEY, ANNA B. MAXEY, STEVEN T MAXEY, NANCY E MAXEY, HATTIE E MAXEY, SARA T MAXEY, MARY C. MAXEY.

Item 6th I hereby constitute and appoint by beloved brother JAMES C. MAXEY Executor and trustee of the property of the said children of said deceased of this my last will and testament this 17th day of April 1875.

Harriett Maxey her mark and seal

Signed Sealed declared and published by HARRIETT MAXEY as her last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who subscribe our names hereto in the presence of said testatrix at her special instance and request and of each other this the 17th day of April 1875.


Recorded April 3, 1876
R. LYLE Ordinary

Contributed by Bobbi Keenan