Brown Documents 1

These are copies of Documents the individuals executed during their lifetime. They may include wills, deeds, certificates & other documents signed and witnessed.

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Isaac Purnell Henderson

Will - 22 July 1858

Will:
Newton County, Georgia
In the name of God Amen
I Isaac P Henderson of said County and State being of advanced age and nowing that I must abort this life ---- it right and proper both as respects myself and family that I should make desposition of the property with which a kind providence has blessed me do therefore make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other heretoforth made by me.
Item 1st. I desire and direct that my body be buried in a decent and Christian manner sutible to my circumstances in life.
Item 2cd. I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid without delay by my executors hereafter appointed.
Item 3rd. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Ruth all my household and kitchen furniture mules and carriager to do as she may see proper with the same not to be inventoried by my executors.
Item 4th. I give to my wife during her natural life five thousand dollars also that my executors purchase for my wife a negro woman or girl such as she may ---- the same to be loaned to her lifetime the same to be purchased out of the proceeds of my property.
Item 5th. It is my will that all the balance of my estate both real and personal and negros be sold by my executors and the proceeds thereof be equally divided amongst all of my children and my grand daughter Eldorendo Brown share and share alike and the share that is
going to my same grand daughter, I give to my son in law Benjamin F. Carr in trust for her sole and seperate use benefit and advantage during her natural life and at her death to her children in --- and it is further my wish that said share of my grand daughter Eldorendo Brown be lessened by the amount of a note that I hold against her husband Morgan Brown and it is further willed the husband of my said grand daughter is not to have any control whatever of the said fund either by warrant of the said ---- in trust or by appointment of the chancelor or in any other way.
Item 6th. It is my will and desire that at the death of my wife the money to her and the negros to be purchaced by my executors be sold and equally divided amongst all my children and my grand daughter Eldorendo Brown and the share going to my said grand daughter to be placed in the hands of the trustee named in the 5th item of this will under the same restrictions and limitations.
Item 7th. It is my will and desire that all my money notes and other evidence of debts be collected by my executor and the same be divided as is mentioned in Item 5th of this will.
Item 8th. I hereby appoint my son Robert J Henderson and my son in law Augustus H Lee executors of this my last will and testament.
Isaac P Henderson.

Signed sealed delivered and published by Isacc P Henderson as his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers who subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testor and each other this 22 July 1858.
Robert R. Wood.
Edward H. Pringle.
James H. Rikestraw.
Augustus W. Evans.
End of Will.


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Ruth Shepard Henderson

Will - 6 April 1871

Will: Georgia, Newton County.
In the name of God !! Amen- I, Ruth Henderson of the County and State aforesaid being of sound and disposing mind and memory, but feeble in body, well knowing that I must, at no distant day, depart this life- and being desireous of disposing of my worldly affects, before I die, do make and ordain this to be my last Will and testament - hereby revoking all former Wills.
Item 1st
I commit my body to the grave in a decent christian burial, and my soul to God, who gave it trusting in the merits of my redeemer for eternal salvation after death.
Item 2cd
I wish all my debts to be paid as soon after my death as convenient
Item 3rd
I give and bequeath unto my sons, Robert J. Henderson, and John T Henderson, and to my daughter Mary E. Carr, wife of B. J. Carr all my property of every kind and description, as well, money and evidences of debt, as all other property, to be divided equally among my said three children, Share and share alike. The portion of my said daughter I give for her sole and seperate use.
Item 4th
I hereby nominate and appoint my sons Robert J. Henderson and John T. Henderson executers to this my last will and testament. In witness of all which I have hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this 6th day of April 1871.
Her _______
Ruth X Henderson |__Seal_|
Witnessed by:
John J. Floyd
Parmedus Reynolds
Osborne J. Rogers
Mark.
End of Will.


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Benjamin G Brown

Marraige Bond - 21 February 1816

Marriage Bond
Georgia, Greene County
Know all men by these presents that we Benjamin G Brown and John Shockly both of the County and State aforesaid are hereby (?) firmly bound unto this Honorable Court of Ordinary for said County of Greene in the sum of Eight Hundred and fifty seven dollars and fourteen cents for the (?) and faithful payment of which said sum we do hereby bind ourselves our heirs executors administors (?) jointly and severally firmly by their presents (?) with our seals and dated this 21st day of February 1816
The condituion of the above obligation is such that wherein there is a marriage intended to be between the above bound Benjamin G Brown and Nancy Newby.
Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same from the above obligation to be met (?) otherwise to be and remain in full force xxx in witness whereof the same Benjamin G Brown and John Shockly (?) have hereto set their (?) seals the day and date above written.
Benjamin G Brown
John Shockly
Sealed
(?)
Ebenezer Torrence C.C.O.G.C.


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