Will and Testament of
Alfred B. Dilworth
Last Will and Testament of Alfred B. Dilworth
Transcribed and submitted by Vicki Burress Roach
Will Book A 1854-1902 (1884)
Filed April 23, 1884 and recorded April 23, 1884 J.T. Humphrey, clerk
In the name of God, I, Alfred B. Dilworth, of the county of Alcorn and state of
Miss. do make and ordain this my last will and testament revoking any and all
testamentary dispositions by me heretofore made.
1. I will and devise to my beloved wife Delila all the property both personal
and real of which I die seized and possessed for and during her natural life,
and after her death, my son Thomas H. Dilworth is to have the west half (80
acres more or less) of my tract of land where I now reside, and the east half
(80 acres more or less) to my son, Alfred M.? Dilworth.
2. I also will that if my beloved wife Delila shall at any time think it
advisable to sell any or all of my personal property to do so and in ? the
proceeds as she in her judgement may deem best, relying in her fidelity to
divide at her death all my personal effects as she may deem best viz; to my
daughter Mrs. Elvira F. Walker in addition to what she has already received and
my son, Thomas H. and Alfred M. Dilworth, my wife Delila is not to give bond or
security for the same.
3. The property I have heretofore advanced to my son, William P. Dilworth in his
lifetime I now confirm and devise to his child and one dollar in addition
thereto as his full share of my estate.
4. I nominate and appoint my beloved wife Delila my sole executrix of this my
last will and testament of her I require no security. In witness I hereunto set
my name and seal this 24th day of March 1879.
Alfred B. Dilworth (seal)
Signed sealed and published by the testator as his last will and testament in
our presence at his request on the day and date above written.
E.J. Green, G.H. Savage, J.W. Stevens.
(Note: Not my lines).