Wills of Jessee R. and Perniner Harris Adams
Signed 23 July 1936
Probated 1 Dec 1947

Submitted by
Stephanie Bradley


Will of Jessee R. Adams
Madison County, Georgia

I, Jessee R. Adams, of said county and state, being of sound and disposing mind  and memory, do make this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others that I have heretofore made.
                                      
ITEM One
It is my will and desire that my body be buried in a Christianlike manner.

 ITEM Two
It is my will and desire that all of my just debts be paid as soon as practicable after my death.  

    ITEM Three
I will, bequest and devise all of my property, both real and personal, of whatever kind and wherever situated, to my beloved wife Perniner Adams to hers absolutely and in fee simple. 

      ITEM Four
It is my will that after the death of my beloved wife Perniner Adams that my property both real and personal wherever situated, that has not been used for her benefit during her natural life to be divided as follows: to share equally. To my sons, namely H. C. Adams, R. H. Adams, J. B. Adams, M. E. Adams, L. B. Adams, G. C. Adams and my daughter Lula Hattie Gunnells, the children of Ida Allen my daughter shall have a share in my estate that would have gone to said daughter, and they are Guy Allen, Bessie Allen Scott, Bertha Allen Chastain, Dorothy Allen Beard, and a share of my estate I will to my son D. Y. Adams if he is living at the time of his mothers death, if not I will and bequeath what would have been his share to his wife Emma Lee Adams and her children by him. With the exception of this special provision reference to my son D. Y. Adams, in the event either of my children die before I or my wife Perniner Adams then that child's part or  share shall go to his or her children.

        ITEM Five
I hereby make my son M. E. Adams, executor of this my last will and testament and relieve him from making any bond or inventory to any court whatsoever or from  making any returns only by and dividing as above mentioned in item four hereof.
This July 23rd. day of July 1936
                                                                                       
Jessee R. Adams,      (SEAL)

Declared, published, signed and sealed by Jessee R. Adams as his last will and testament, in the presence of the undersigned as witnesses, he first signing in our presence, and we then, at his special instance and request, signing in his presence and in the presence of each other.
This 23rd. day of July, 1936
Sam E. Hardman.
  Eugene Huff.

Wm. D. Meadow.    

The above will probated in common form, according to statute. this December 1, 1947
                   D.A. Moseley, Ordinary.


Will of Perniner Harris Adams

GEORGIA   MADISON CO
I, Perniner Adams, of said county and state being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others that I have heretofore made.

  ITEM ONE
It is my will and desire that my body be buried in a Christianlike manner.

   ITEM TWO
It is my will and desire that all of my just debts be paid as soon as practicable after my death.

     ITEM THREE
I will, bequeath and devise all of my property, both real and personal, of whatever kind and whereever situated, to my beloved husband Jessee R. Adams, to be his absolutely and in fee simple.

         ITEM FOUR
It is my will that after the death of my beloved husband Jessee R. Adams that my property both real and personal wherever situated, that has not been used for his benefit during his natural life, to be divided as follows: to share equally.  My sons namely: H. C. Adams, H. R. Adams,  R. H. Adams, R. B. Adams, M. E. Adams, L. B. Adams, C. C. Adams and my daughter Lula Hettie Gunnells, the children of Ida Allen my daughter shall have a share in my estate that would have gone to said daughter, and they are Guy Allen, Bessie Allen Scott, Bethea Allen Chastain, Dorothy Allen Beard, and a share in my estate I will to my son D. Y. Adams if he is living at the time of his fathers death., if not I will and bequeath what would have been his share to his wife Emma Lee Adams and her children by him. With the exception of this special provision reference to my son D. Y. Adams, in the event either of my children die before my husband Jessee R. Adams then that child's part or share shall go to his or her children.

          ITEM FIVE
Before any division is made as per item four it is my will and desire that my sons M. E. Adams and D. Y. Adams shall receive $12.00 each, extra or above the other heirs. This is for balance up for bed received by my other children.

       ITEM SIX
I hereby make my son M. E. Adams, executor of this my last will and testament and relieve him from making any bond or inventory to any court whatsoever or from making any returns only by this will to probate the same. Selling whatever property that is left after my husband's death and dividing as above mentioned in item four hereof..
This July 23, 1936,                                            Perniner Adams

Declared, published, signed and sealed by Perniner Adams as her last will and testament, in the presence of the undersigned as witnesses, she first signing in our presence, and we then, at her special instance and request signing in her presence and in the presence of each other.
This 23 day of July 1936
                                                                              
Sam E. Hardman.
Eugene Huff.                                                              
Wm. D. Meadow.
The above will probated in common form according to statute. This December 1, 1947
    D.A. Moseley, Ordinary


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