The Will of Tilman Dixon
*Contributed by Gail Hahn Hutchcraft. Thanks, Gail!
File Hamilton Co., IL Probate Records, Will Box #2; File No. 5;
Written: February 17, 1882 at 49 years of age
Died: February 22, 1895; Filed: February 23, 1895
Witnesses: John H. Wilson and J. Wilson Jones
Typed as written
|I Tilmon Dixon of near Dahlgren Hamilton County Illinois a
Farmer do make this my last Will and Testament. I give devise and
bequeth my estate and property both real and personal as follows.
That is to say This I desire and will that all my just debts be fully
paid and discharged. Second, I will give and bequeathe unto my
Grand Son Eugene Belt the sum of five dollars ($5) in full of all that I
desire him to have or receive of my estate. I then give devise and
bequeathe unto Lorana Dixon my only daughter living all of my estate of
every nature and kind both real personal or mixed--all notes and
accounts choses in action or in possession all issues ___ and
profits of any and every nature and kind whatever.
I appoint Daniel Lowery who now lives near Dahlgren Hamilton County Illinois my Executor to carry into effect the provisions of this will;
In witness whereof I have signed and sealed and published and declared this instrument as my last will at McLeansboro Illinois this 17th day of February AD 1882 And I being of lawful age to wit in my forty ninth year and of sound mind and memory make and leave this instrument as my last will and Testament aforesaid.
Signed Tilman Dixon (Seal)
Tilmon Dixon, Sr.
From: Abstracts of Wills, Hamilton Co., IL, by Hazel Lea Neff
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