Report "A", p. 147
The Last Will of Cata Lamar
In the name of God - Amend. I Cata Lamar of said County and date, being extremely low and feeble in health and bodily strength, but professed of sound Mind, do make and establish this my last will and testament. In the first place, I commit my body to the earth from which it came, and my soul to God who gave it to me. In the second place, I give and bequeath to my four children; Zachariah Lamar, John Lamar, Fanny Lamar, and Polly Lamar five Dollars each. In the second place, I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my estate of every description whatsoever whether real, personal or mixed, wether in money, debts, legacies, or Mortgages (after paying all my just debts and after defraying my funeral expense) to my three children, Dent Lamar, Obediah Lamar, and Sarah Ann Lamar to be equally divided between them. And I do hereby _____ then give bequeath and convey into my said three last mentioned children; Dent Lamar, Obadiah Lamar, and Sarah Ann Lamar, all my titles, claim, part and interest which I now have or may hereafter have into my deceased husband, James Lamar's estate and all and very part thereof to be equally divided between my three said last mentioned children. In the third last place, I nominate and appoint my two sons Zachariah Lamar and John Lamar my Executors to carry this my last will testament into full and faithful execution.
In testimony whereof I have hereinto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 6th day of October 1817.
Done in the present of
T. J. Cata Lamar
The State of Alabama
Interrogations to be exhibited to T. J. a witness to this last will and testament of Caty Lamar decs. Who actually resides within the Limits of this State.
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