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Will of Blackburn Akers

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Will of Blackburn Akers

Posted: 964526400000
Classification: Will
Edited: 1064007418000
Surnames: Akers, Bartley, Shelor, Becket

Will of Blackburn Akers, copied from the original record found in Floyd Co., Virginia Court House - Will Book C - Page 439

I Blackburn Akers of the County of Floyd and State of Virginia do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say first I desire that a sufficient portion of the perishable part of my estate be immediately sold after my decease and out of the monies arising therefore are my just debts to be paid and after all my just debts are paid , the remainder of the perishable part of my property and the plantation on which I now live I give the same to Elizabeth Akers my wife _ _ _ her natural life and for the benefit of my children as long as they
continue to live with their mother on the place. hereafter named my son George Akers - my son Marlow Akers my son James Akers my daughter Elizabeth Akers my daughter Martha Akers my daughter Dorothy Akers and after the deceased of Elizabeth Akers my wife I desire that the plantation and all the rest of my presence property be immediately sold and the money____ there from to be equally divided among my eight
children, George Akers, Marlow Akers, James Akers, Elizabeth Akers, Martha Akers, Dorothy Akers, Mary Bartley and Julian Shelor. I give the same to my children - above names and their heirs forever and if any of my above named children should decease without an heir I desire that their part of my Estate shall go back to the other children above named,
And lastly I do constitute and appoint my wife Elizabeth Akers and my son George Akers and my son Martue Akers Executer of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other or former wills or testament by me heretofore name in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
offered my life this 6 day of April 1848.
Blackburn Akers

William Becket
Catharine Becket
James M. Becket

Filed and executed
December 22,1859

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