I wish to know the maiden name of this Sarah who married Thomas C Worthy, son of Thomas and Margaret_____Worthy in Laurens County Georgia. Marriage date might have been c1837.
Will was probated January 12, 1885 in Dublin, Laurens Co. Page 133-
Mrs. Sarah Worthy's Will,
State of Georgia, Laurens County;In the name of god.Amen.
I, Sarah Worthy, of said state and county, being of sound and disposing mind, and knowing that I must soon depart this life, deem it right and proper that I should make a dispositionof the propertywith which a Kind Providence has blessed me.Therefore I make this my last will and testament.
First I desire and direct that my body to be buried in a decent and christian like manner. My soul I trust should be at rest with Him who gave it through the atoning spirits of a Blessed Savior.
Secondly I desire and direct that all my just debts be paid immediately by my executors herein after named and appointed.
Thirdly I give bequeath and devise to my beloved children all of my property in the following manner:To John T. Worthy, all of my land on the east of the Dublin and Irwinton Road, to go with this the plantation and farming utensils belonging to my land, and also one horse, one cow, one hog, now on said farm.
Fourthly I give and bequeath to my daughter Missouri Worthy all of the land lying and being on the west side of the Dublin and Irwinton Road in said county and state together with all of my household and kitchen furniture of every description.
FifthlyI give and bequeath to my daughter Mrs. Mary Jane Watsontwenty five dollars to be paid by my son John T. and my daughter Missouri Worthy out of the affects I give them.
Sixthly I give and direct that John T. and Missouri my children, give and pay to Morgan Worthy one thousand dollars and Ella Pollett my daughter twenty five dollars, all of which shall be paid out of the property I give to John T. and Missouri Worthy.
SeventhlyI hereby appoint my son John T. Worthy Executor of this my last will and testament.
Sarah Worthy her mark
Signed, sealed, declared, and published, Mrs. Sarah Worthy as her last will and testament in the presence of us the undersigned who sign our names herein in the presence of said testator at her special instance amd request, and in the presence of each other.
This May 9th, 1873.B. D. Hancock, G. W. BowenJ.I.C.,Stanley J.P. & N. P. State of Georgia, Laurens CountyCourt of Ordinary, January Term 1885
Before me came in person James C. Stanley and of the witnesses to Last Will and Testament of Sarah Worthy, and being duly sworn says that he witnessed B.D. Hancock and G.W. Bowen, at the request of Sarah Worthy, and in her presence and in the presence of each other did attest and witness to the aforesaid will of the said Sarah Worthy, and that the said was signed and published by the said Sarah Worthy in her last will and testament and that she was of sound and disposing memory at the time of signing.J.I.C. Stanley.Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jan 12th., 1885.John T. Duncan, Ordinary
Laurens Court of Ordinary, January Adjourned Tern January 5, 1885 Whereas the last will of Sarah Worthy late of said countydeceased has been proven in common form upon the testamont of James I. C Stanley one of the subscribing witnesses.
It is therefore ordered considered and adjudicated by the court, that said will of Sarah Worthy be admitted to record in this Court in common form and that John T. Worthy be allowed to qualify as executor and by his taking the usual oath of the office, that letters testametary do issue to him in terms of the law.
January 12, 1885John T. Duncan Ordinary Recorded January 20th. 1885,John T. Duncan Ordinary
If you know any of these people please write me.Inez