Elisha Ware Will, 1848, Georgia

Elisha Ware  3 Jun 1848
To my wife Synthia, the land whereon I now live, four 
horses or mules, all the grain as well as the crop now
growing, and all my property except as follows.  My 
negroes to be valued and my wife Synthia to select 
negroes to equal half the valuation.  One half of my 
cash, bonds and notes to my wife Synthia.  I own 55 
shares of the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company - in 
other words, I have paid $5,500.00 for stock -- The 
dividends to be paid to my wife during her natural life, 
and then the stock to revert into my estate.  I have 
deposited $1,650.00 in bank, with instruction to Joseph 
W. Wilde, Esq., to purchase new stock in the G.RR. & 
Banking Company - the dividends of this to be paid to 
my wife during her natural life.  The balance of my 
estate to be divided between my brothers and sisters: 
Bennett Ware, Philip Ware,
Lettie Ware, Elizabeth Long, Sarah Borom, Jenny Strickland, 
and the heirs of Henry Ware. 
Executrix:  My wife Synthia Ware, Executor, Britton S. Ware.  
Signed:  Elisha Ware.  
Witness:  Jon. W. Donahoo, W.B. carithers, Wilson J. Bird.  
Rec'd 5 Jul 1848.

Source.  Page 37, Madison County, GA, Will Book B 1841-1865 
(Part 1) 
Submitted by Jeanne Arguelles - ejarguelles@msn.com 1 October
2001 - updated 18 September 2002

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