A C MOORE WILL
State of North Carolina
The Superior Court
Before the Clerk
paper purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of A C Moore deceased is
exhibited before me the undersigned Clerk of the Superior Court for said County
by T R Moore, son of the deceased, therein mentioned and the due execution
offered by the said A C Moore by the oath and examination of E H Glass and Eva
Glass the subscribing witnesses thereto; who being duly sworn, doth depose and
say and each for himself and herself deposeth and saith, that he and she is a
subscribing witness to the paper writing now shown him, her purporting to be the
Last Will and Testament of A C Moore; that the said A C Moore in the presence of
this deponent subscribed his name at the end of said paper writing now shown as
aforesaid and which bears the date of the 20th day of January 1932.
THE DEPONENT further saith, that the said A C Moore the testator of said did at
the time of subscribing his name as aforesaid, declare the paper writing so
subscribed by him and exhibited to be his Last Will and Testament, and this
deponent did thereupon subscribe their name at the end of said Will as an
attesting witness to, and at the request and in the presence of the said
testator. And this deponent further saith that at the said time when the said
testator subscribed his name to the Last Will as aforesaid, and at the time of
deponent's subscribing his and her name as an attesting witness thereto as
aforesaid, the said A C Moore was of sound mind and memory, of full age to
execute a Will and not under any restrain to the knowledge, information or
belief of this deponent: And further these deponents say not.
E H Glass
Severally sworn and subscribed
this 19 & 26 days of April, 1944
before me Cora Caudill,
Depuity C. D. C
It is therefore, considered and adjudged by the Court
that the said paper writing, and every part thereof is the Last Will and
Testament of A C Moore deceased, and the same, with the foregoing examination
and this cerificate are ordered to be recorded and filed.
This 27 day of
C C Hayes
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT
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I, A C Moore of Spurgeon North Carolina being of sound and disposed
mind and memory considering the uncertainty of continuance in life, and desiring
to make a disposition of my worldly estate as I deem best do make publish and
declair this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking any and all
former Wills, codiciles whatsoever by me made.
First, I desire that all
my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as practicable after my
Second, I give and bequeath to my two daughters Julia Moore and
Edna Moore a certain tract or parcel of land including the house in which I now
live and household and kitchen furniture. The land beginning on a white oak in H
E Combs line running a West course to a Johnson's line winter apple tree near
the corner of the ---- thence a North West course to the rock bridge near
the barn, thence North with --lly to the creek, thence with the creek
to the mouth of the branch, then with the branch to a walnut tree in the W A
Moore line to be beginning containing 25 acres more or less.
If am I am
not able to put up toom stones to my wifes grave then I want enough of my
household or other goods sold to pay for a toom stone for my wife and one for
me. I want them to be like Pink Gregorys & Sallie Gregorys. If the toom
stones are paid for without selling any of the personal peoperty then all of my
kitchen and household furniture are to go to my daughters Julia and Edna Moore
if they are not paid for that way then they Julia & Edna Moore are to have
what is left out of the kitchen & household goods.
After Juia &
Edna's death and their just debts and funeral expenses are paid I want Pansy
Moore to have one half of what is left of Julia & Edna Moores estate. The
other half of Julia & Edna's estate to be divided equal between Wilson
Third, I give and bequeath to my son T R Moore a
certain tract or parcel of land. Beginning on the same white oak in H E Combs
line running South to the corner of A K Baity land then West with A K Baity line
to his corner, then a North course to a walnut tree, then with the girls line
back to the white oak containing 25 acres more or less.
T R Moore is to
get this 25 acres of land provided that Wilson Moore receives ($25.00) Twenty
five dollars of this 25 acres of land.
Further that T R Moore is to do
the milling and get the wood for his father during his life time. If these two
last clauses is carried out then T R Moore is to receive the 25 acres of land
and also the shop tools.
I nominate and appoint C G Glass to be the
executor of this Will.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand
this 20th day of January Nineteen Hundred and thirty two.
Signed, published and acknowledged by the said A C Moore as
and for his Last Will and testament in our presence and subscribed and attested
by us, as witnesses in his presence and at his request, and in the presence of
E H Glass Resides at Spurgeon NC
Eva Glass Resides at Wilkesboro NC
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