Robert E. Stringfellow Will

Robert E. Stringfellow Will
Book C Pages 336 & 337
Transcribed by: Patsy Finley Vinson

State of Arkansas
County of Hempstead
In the name of God, Amen!
I, Robert E. Stringfellow of the County and State aforesaid and by occupation a farmer in reasonable good health and in my right mind on this 20th day of May 1882, make this my last will and I give, devise and bequeath my Estate and property real and personal as follows:
1st My funeral expernses and all my just debts is to be paid.


2nd I will and bequeath to all my lawful heirs one dollar to be paid on demand after my decease.


3rd I will and bequeath to my wife, Earthly(sic-Ursley) C. Stringfellow as follows: one black mare 10 years old with her increase, also eight head of stock cattle consisting milk cows and calves with their increase, also seven head of hogs with their increase, also all of the household and kitchen furniture consisting of beds, and bedding, quilts, blankets and sheets, I also will and bequeath to my wife Earthly(sic -Ursley) C. Stringfellow my farm on which I now live, consisting of 102 acres to her and her heirs known and described by the deeds that I now hold.
I assign and seal this instrument at Water Creek this May 20th 1882, assigned and sealed and delivered in the presence of us and for the purposes herein named.
Robert E. (x his mark) Stringfellow {Seal}
C. W. Graham {Seal}
B. T. Hanchey {Seal)

State of Arkansas }}County of Hempstead }}

In Hempstead Probate Court in Vacation
December #1882
C. W. Graham one of the subscribing witnesses for the above and foregoing paper writing, which is recognized and declared by him to be the last Will and Testament of Robert E. Stringfellow, being duly sworn deposes and says that the above and foregoing instrument of writing here therein to him is the last Will and Testament of Robert E. Stringfellow, deceased that he was present on the 20th day of May A.D. 1882, and saw him sign and seal the same and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament that he subscribed the same at his request as a subscribing witness there to that the said Robert E. Stringfellow was at the time of signing the last will and testament of sound and deposing mine and memory and in possession of all his mental faculties and over the age of twenty one years.
C. W. Graham
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 4th day of December A.D. 1882.
W. A. Jett, Clerk Probate Court
P.337 Will Bk C
State of Arkansas }}
County of Hempstead }} In Hempstead Probate Court
In Vacation December #1882

 

B. T. Hanchey one of the subscribing witnesses to he above and foregoing paper writing which is recognized by him and declared to be the last Will and Testament of Robert E. Stringfellow being duly sworn deposes and says that the above and foregoing instrument of writing here shown to him is the last will and testament of Robert E. Stringfellow, deceased, that he was present on the 20th day of May A.D. 1882 and saw him sign and seal the same and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament that he subscribed the same at his request as a subscribing witness there to that the said Robert E. Stringfellow was at the time of signing said last will and testament of sound and disposing mind and memory and in possession of all his mental faculties and over the age of twenty one years.
B. T. Hanchey
Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 4th day of December A.D. 1882.
W. A. Jett, Clerk Probate Court


State of Arkansas }}
County of Hempstead }}
I W. A. Jett Clerk of the County Court and & office clerk of the Probate Court for the County and State aforesaid do hereby certify that the annexed and foregoing instrument of writing was filed for record in my office on the 4th day of December 1882, and the same is now duly recorded in Will Book C on pages 336 & 337.
{{Seal}}

In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court at office in Washington this 20th day of January 1883.
W. A. Jett Clerk
By: H. J. Trimble, DC

 

 

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