Will of William H. CROSBY, 1888

Contributed by: Honey Lanham Dodge



Know all men by these presents that I William H. Crosby knowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of life and being desirous of making disposion of what little property I have left and being desirous of partley compensating my dear friend R. H. Hunsuch and his wife Florance Hunsuch for ther kindness and care(?) I will and bequeath all my property both real and personal not disposed of during my lifetime and after the death and burial of myself and wife to my dear friend R. H. Hunsuch and his wife Florance Hunsuch and to their heirs and assigns for ever in fee.
This disposion of my property is made because I hav done all for my children that I am able to do J. H. Crosby Wm M. Crosby, Sarah Craferd Antonett M. White and my grand gaugter Sarah E. Dawson and J. T. Crosby all I fell able to do.
W H Crosby
signed in our presence and declared to be his last will and testament and we sign at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other and the testator is in approve good health and sound in mind
J. A. Nichols
W. D. Nichols

In the Probate Court of Sebastian County Arkansas
Be it remembered that in this 7th day of March 1888, in vacation before the clerk, appeared in person John A Nichols of lawful age, who being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. H. Crosby made and executed on or about the 20th day of December 1884, the same not having been date, is the genuine last will and testament of the said W. H. Crosby, and that the said W. H. Crosby signed the same in the presence of this deponent and in the presence of W. D. Nichols the other subscribing witness thereto and at the same time declared the same to be his last will and testament, that he the said W. H. Crosby was at that time over the age of twenty one years and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and that this deponent in the presence of said W. H. Crosby and at his request and in the presence of the said W D Nichols the other subscribing witness subscribed his name thereto as a witness; and that the said W. H. Crosby has since departed this life, in the Greenwood District of Sebastian County Arkansas.
J. A. Nichols
subscribed and sworn so before me on this 7th day of March 1888.
John A. McClure Clerk
by G. E. Litle D. C.

In the Probate Court of Sebastian County for the Greenwood District of Arkansas
Be it remembered that in this 7th day of March 1888, in vaccation before the clerk, appeared in person W. D. Nichols of lawful age, who being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. H. Crosby, made and executed on or about the 20th day of December 1884, the same not having been dated, is the genuine last will and testament of the said W. H. Crosby and that the said W. H. Crosby signed the same in the presence of this deponent and in the presence of John A. Nichols the other subscribing witness thereto, and at the same time declared the same to be his last will and testament, that he the said W. H. Crosby was at the time over the age of twenty one years and of sound and disposing mind and memory and that this deponent in the presence of said W. H. Crosby and at his request and in the presence of the said J. A. Nichols the other subscribing witness subscribed his name thereto as a witness; and that the said W H Crosby has since departed this life, in the Greenwood District of Sebastian County Arkansas.
W. D. Nichols
subscribed and sworn to before me on this 7th day of March 1888.
John A. McClure Clerk
by G. E. Litle D. C.

On Packet Back:
No 9
Jno. A. McClure Clerk
70} Proof of Will
Est W. H. Crosby Died

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Filed 3/7/88
John A McClure Clerk
By T. E. Litle D. C.

Apr 16
admited to probate



William H Crobsy ( b 13 Oct 1809 SC d Feb 1888 Greenwood, Sebastian Co AR) married Lucy B Christian Crosby (b 7 May 1812 GA d 8 Oct 1890 Sebastian Co AR)


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