WILL OF THOMAS ALFORD
In the name of God amen I Thomas Alford of the County of Wythe state of Virginia
being sick and indisposed in Body but of a
sound and disposing mind and memory do make and declare this to be my last Will
and Testament in the following manner to
Imprimis I will that all my Just debts and funeral expenses be discharged out
of my personal estate, the residue after paying my
Just debts I leave and bequeath to my son Moses Alford who is to maintain his
mother Elizabeth Alford during her natural life
and to pay his Brothers and Sisters and to the Representatives of those who
may be dead One dollar Currency to each of them
hereby making void all former Wills by me made declaring and publishing this
to be my Last Will and Testament. Lastly I do
constitute and appoint Elizabeth Alford my wife and Moses [The name Thomas was
originally written here and is scratched
through, and the name Moses written above.] Alford my son Executor to this my
will with full power and Authority to Execute
every thing that may appear after my decease necessary.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto Subscribed my name and affixed my seal this
14th day of November 1805.
Thomas Alford (Seal)
In Presence of
Wythe County December Court 1805
This the last Will and Testament of Thomas Alford Deceased was proven in Court
by the Oaths of Thomas Boyd, Humphrey
Ellis and Henry Christly, Witnesses thereto and the same is Ordered to be Recorded.
Test. John P. Matthews D. C.
This Will is recorded in Wythe County, Virginia in Will Book No. 1, Page 338.