Will of Edward William Chapman (1807-1887)

Will Record Book 3, Pages 139 - 140, Russell Co., AL

Know all men by these presents that I, Edward W. Chapman of the County of Russell and State of Alabama, being of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this, my Last Will and Testament as follows:


First, I give and bequeath to my son, Thomas, ten dollars. I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Capps, ten dollars. The above amounts to be paid in money.

Lastly, I give and bequeath to my daughter Loretta Chapman, all the land I possess, all my stock of mules, horses, hogs, and cattle, all the money I have in the bank, and all of my household and kitchen furniture, to have and hold to come forever. I also appoint my daughter Loretta Chapman to be her own mentor.

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