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Lankford, Sarah W. M. - Will

submitted by Janice Beazer

Will of Sarah (Woods) Morgan Langford. Sarah was 1st
married to Anthony Wayne Morgan. After Anthony
Morgan's death, Sarah married Joseph Lankford, father
of America Jane Lankford who married Anthony Morgan's
son, Reuben Arnold Morgan.

 

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Transcription:

State of Indiana, Warrick County, Will Book 3. Pages 324-325
Last Will and Testament of Sarah Langford, Deceased. Probated: 19 Sep 1892

In the name of God Amen. I, Sarah Langford, of Warrick County in the state of Indiana, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testament.

Item 1. I desire that after my death my body receive decent burial and that as soon thereafter as possible all my just debts be paid.
Item 2. After all my debts are paid I will devise and bequeath all of my estate both real and personal in fee simple to my grandson Alvah J. Morgan.
Item 3. I hereby nominate and appoint my said grandson Alvah J. Morgan as Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
Item 4. I hereby revoke all former Wills and Testaments.
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 27th day of June 1884.
(her mark X) Sarah Langford (seal)

Signed and sealed by Sarah Langford as and for her last Will and Testament in our presence and signed by us at her request and in the presence of each other as attesting witnesses.
Wm Patterson, John C. Shafer

The State of Indiana, Warrick County, ss: Be it Remembered, that on the 19 day of September 1892 William H. Patterson one of the subscribing witnesses to the within and forgoing last will Will and Testament of Sarah Langford late of said County, deceased, personally appeared before The Clerk of the circuit court of Warrick County in the state of Indiana, and being duly sworn by the clerk of said Court, upon His oath, declared and testified as follows, that is to say: That on the 27 day of June 1884 he saw the said Sarah Langford sign her name to said instrument in writing as and for her last Will and Testament; and that this deponent, at the same time, heard the said Sarah Langford declare the said instrument in writing to be her last Will and Testament, and that the said instrument in writing was, at the same time, at the request of the said Sarah Langford and with her consent attested and subscribed by the said Wm H. Patterson and John C. Shafer in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other, as subscribing witnesses thereto and that the said Sarah Langford was, at the time of the signing and subscribing of said instrument in writing, as aforesaid of full age (that is more than Twenty-one years of age), and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and not under any coercion or restraint, as the said deponent verily believes, and further deponent says not. William H. Patterson

Sworn to and subscribed by the said William H. Patterson before me Jno W. Perigo clerk of said court at Boonville the 19 day of September 1892. Jno W. Perigo, Clerk

In attestation whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court.
Jno W. Perigo

State of Indiana, Warrick County, ss: I, Jno W. Perigo clerk of the circuit court of Warrick County, Indiana do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of Sarah Langford has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the testimony of William H. Patterson one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a complete record of said will and of the testimony of the said William H. Patterson in proof thereof, has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 3 at Pages 324 & 325 of the Record of Wills of said County. In attestation whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed the seal of said Court, at Boonville this 19 day of September 1892.
Jno W. Perigo, Clerk Circuit Court Warrick County
 

 

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