Chickasaw County Wills
of Samuel Williams on file in the Probate Office at Houston,
in Probate Court August Term 1858
Williams' Will Dispute
Fayette Co., Tx -- Power of Attorney -- Sarah Williams, wife of J. M. D.
Williams, deceased; Lucy Vansil, by husband P. A. Vansil; Fannie
Williams; Lizzie Williams; Mattie Keller by husband, J. H. Keller; Esther
Collier by husband, J. W. Collier; surviving heirs of John McD. Williams of Fayete Co, Tx appoint
John Williams of Fayette Co, for us and in our names place
instead, dispose of 175 acres of land in Chickasaw Co., Miss. owned by
J. M. D. Williams, dc'd. Land located E 1/2 of N E 1/4 Sec
10 & 11 Range 3 E 65 acres of N E of W 1/2 of N E 1/4 of Sec 10 and 13
range 3 E. S. W. and John
Williams also heirs of John McD. Williams.
(Note: The above will is the will for the Great-great-great-great-grandfather of Jackie Rhodes and submitted in the hope that someone might find the information useful in their research. . If you find any helpful information on your ancestoral family, I would appreciate a note.)
Chickasaw Co., Houston, Mississippi court
Last will and Testament of P. S. Parker.
I give devise unto my wife Mary E. Parker, all my lands numbered as follows: SE 1/4 and 5 acres SE corner NE 1/4 Section 33 and SW 1/4 Section 34 all lying in Township 13 Range 4. The above described SW 1/4 to be used as a pasture for the place, also all my personal property during her natural life time or widowhood. At her death or when widowhood ceases to be, equallydivided among my children . Signed and declared by the said testator in our presence who had signed our names at his request as witnesses in his presence and in the presence of each other.
Signed: P. S. Parker
We the under
singed witnesses saw the said P. S. Parker sign the within and we
can testify he is in his right mind.
Mississippi Chancery Court in Vacation
In the matter of a certain instrument of writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of P.S. Parker, deceased, of Chickasaw County
appeared before me T. W. Hamilton, Clerk of the Chancery Court in and for
said county, J. A. Mordecai one of the subscribing witnesses to a certain
instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of P.
S. Parker, deceased, late of Chickasaw Co., who having been first duly
sworn, deposed and said that the said P. S. Parker signed, Published, and
declared said instrument as his last will and testament on the _____ day
of ______ the day of the date of said instrument, in the presence of the
deponents, and that the said testator was then of sound disposing mind and
memory, and more than 21 years of age, and that these
Signed: J. A.
Signed: T. W.
The following instrument was filed for record in my office on the 23rd day of January 1905 at 10: o’clock AM and this day duly recorded in Book of Wills page 163 on the Record of wills of said County, to which I certify under my had and Official Seal, this 23rd day of January 1905.
Signed: T. W.
(Note: Oldest son of John B. Parker and Moriah Chitwood. I am still searching for the parents of John B. Parker.)
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