Jefferson County


Copied and then transcribed from the originals at the Jefferson County Clerk and 
Recorder’s Office at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Transcribed to the best of my ability. Julie (Bradford) Lusby

Last Will and Testament for Martha McCreight November 24, 1847

State ofIllinois Jefferson County November the 24th in the year of our lord 1847
Know all persons by these presence that I now do will a note on James A Atkinson for 
fifty dollars baring interest at the rate of twelve per cent from date 
My part of my Mother Margret McCreight estate equally divided between John McCreight 
Mary McKee and Mathew McCreight After my death the balance including the following notes to (?) one on 
Bennat N Maxeys Estate 
and one on James C Overbey 
and one Downing Baugh 
The above stated going to Mathew McCreight 
My bed and furniture to my sister Mary McKee at my death 
The last will and testament of Martha McCreight Sind in the presence of her Martha McCreight (her mark) 
Michael Farthing 
John Mendance


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