Will of Lewis Brock Mercer

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North Carolina Duplin County In the name of God Amen. I, Lewis B. Mercer of the County and State above mentioned being of sound mind and memory do make and declare the following to be my Last Will and Testament. Item 1st. I give and bequeath to my daughter Celia J. Kennedy one dollar. Item 2nd. I give and bequeath all the estate both real and personal, I may die siezed and possessed of, to my children here after named. To wit Jas. F. Mercer, John H. Mercer, Lewis A. Mercer, Agnes C. Mercer, Lola E. Mercer, and Calvin L. Mercer after first paying my just debts and funeral expenses. I devise that my above named children shall share equally in the proceeds after the sale of all property mentioned. Item 3rd I hereby appoint and constitute my beloved son James F. Mercer my lawful Executor to carry out this my Last Will and Testament. Witness whereof I hence hereto set my hand and seal this 25th day of April A.D. 1890. Lewis B. Mercer (Seal) Witnesses Jno R. Miller Sr. John H. Mercer This will is not to be copied and posted on any other site!

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