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Will of L.S. Brownlow
State of Georgia, White County
In the name of God Amen. I Larkin S. Brownlow of said State and County being of sound and disposing mind and memory, knowing that I must shortly depart this life deem it right and proper both as respects my family and myself that I should make a deposition of the property with which a kind Providence has blest me. I do therefore make this my last will and testament hereby revolking and annulling all others by me herefore made.
1st I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian like manner suitable to my circumstances and condition in life, my soul, I trust shall return to rest with God who gave it, as I hope for salvation throught the merits of atonement of the blessed Lord and Savior, Jeasus Christ.
2nd I desire and direst that all my just debts be paid without delay by my executor here in after named and appointed.
3rd I give bequeath and devise to my beloved wife, Martha Jane, lot of land number one hundred twenty seven (127) in White County containing two hundred acres. It being the home place with all the rights, membors, and appurtenances, said lot of land, during her natural life or widorhood, and all my household and kitchen furniture, also give and bequeath to my beloved wife the farming tools, wagon, and buggy, and all the stock consisting of cows and mules, all during her life or widowhood. At her death or marriage the land and all the other property be sold or equally divided between the following named children. Joe B and JS Brownlow, Elizabeth, Emer, and Cally Brownlow. They receive Twenty dollars each, to make them equal the other heirs except my grand daughter, Jessee Berry and my grandson Edgar Berry, I will give and bequeath them five dollars each.
4th I give and bequeath to my three daughters Mary, Emer, and Cally Brownlow, one lot of parcel of land in the County of White, containing eighty five (85) acres farming lands, James Head and John Head and others with all rights to said land.
I hereby constitute and appoint my sons Jerry S Brownlow and Joseph Brownlow exectors of this my Last Will and Testament. This 22nd day of December 1890.
signed Larkin S. Brownlow