Wills from Clay County, Arkansas
Last Will and Testament:
State of Arkansas
County of Clay
Know all men by these presents that I, G. W. S. Watson, of the County of Clay and State of Arkansas, being in good health, of sound and disposing mind and memory, and being above the age of twenty-one years, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills by me at any time heretofore made.
First. I direct that all my just debts, if any, be paid out of my estate.
Second. I give and devise to my beloved daughter, Mary Ellen Park, the West Half (W1/2) of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section Nineteen (19), Township Twenty (20) North, Range Four (4) East, Clay County, Arkansas.
Third. I give and devise to my granddaughter, Eula Watson, that part of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of the Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section Eighteen (18), Township Twenty (20) North, Range Four (4) East, which lies south and east of the dredge ditch, containing 16-2/3 acres, known as the Groves farm, and the West Thirty (30) acres of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of Section Nineteen (19), Township Twenty (20) North, Range Four (4) East, all in Clay County, Arkansas.
Fourth. I give and devise to my granddaughter, Winfred Mabry, the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) of Section Nineteen (19), Twp. 20 North, Range 4 East, containing 40 acres, more or less, in Clay County, Arkansas.
Fifth. I give and bequeath all my personal estate remaining at the time of my death to my beloved daughter, Mary Ellen Park.
Sixth. I constitute and appoint Mary Ellen Park sole executor of this my last will, to serve without bond.
In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this the 15th day of August, 1942, in the presence of Bryan J. McCallen, and Mattie May Powell who attest the same at my request.
G. W. S. Watson, Testator.
The above instrument, consisting of this and one foregoing sheet was now here subscribed by G. W. S. Watson, the testator, in our presence; and we, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, sign our names hereto as attesting witnesses, and at the time of our signing, said testator declared said instrument to be his last will.
Bryan J. McCallen signature
Mattie May Powell signature
Filed This Oct. 27, 1942
B. O. Dalton, Clerk
B. C. England, D.C.
Recorded This 12th Day of February, 1952
Francis Underwood, County Clerk
By Howard Smith, D. C.
Submitted by Scot Stout
Updated 10 Jun 2008