Dennis' Will

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HARALSON COUNTY, GA - WILLS - Dennis Bates

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WILL BOOK A PAGE 76-77
WILL OF DENNIS BATES
STATE OF GEORGIA
HARALSON COUNTY

I, DENNIS BATES, of said State and County make and
ordain this my last Will and Testament.

1st.....I will and bequeath unto my five children to
wit, MARTHA JANE BATES, JAMES WESLEY BATES, WALTER
BRECKENRIDGE BATES, WILLIS BATES AND MARSHALL
BATES, all my property both real and personal of
which I am now possessed or may be at the time of my
death. Said real property containing of land lots
Numbers eight hundred and seventeen, Eight hundred
and eighteen, eight hundred and twenty, eight
hundred and forty six, eight hundred and forty
seven, eight hundred and eighty one and eight
hundred and eighty two, all in the first district
and fourth section of originally Cherokee [Note by
transcriber: Cherokee was not a part of what is now
Haralson County] He may have meant formerly Cherokee
land, which was even before Carroll Co.], now
Haralson County, said property both real and
personal to be equally divided between the above
named five children after the payments of all my
just debts and decent burial expenses according to
my circumstances in life.

Item 2nd.....I appoint JAMES WESLEY BATES as
executor of this my last will and testament

Signed in the presence of the undersigned witnesses
and they signing as witnesses in presence of each
other. This the 24th day of August 1885.
Dennis Bates
Witnesses: J. J. Price
S. N. Griffin
J. W. Warmack
(Sworn statement of Executor, dated May 3, 1886) (Presented at Probate Court May 3rd, 1886, T. R. Smith, Ordinary

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