In the name of God Amen, I, Grabel Lincecum of the county of Oktibbeha and state of Mississippi being mindful of my mortality do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit) I give and bequeath to my wife Wilmoth Lincecum all my property real & personal during her natural life or widowhood though in case of marriage then and in that case I wish all of my property equally divided between my several children. To wit) Travis Haywood Lincecum Bartly Case Lincecum Elizabeth Lincecum Willmoth M. Lincecum Ducianna Amanda and Grabel E. Lincecum. I wish my wife to have the entire controle [sic] of my property I wish no Administrator. I want the money due me to go to the payment of my debts and the residue to go to the support of my family or used as my wife may think proper
Given under my hand & seal this the 9th day of Nov 1836
I. P. Thompson
Wm. H. Anderson
Wm. C. Shaw
*Will admitted to probate by judge and witness 1st May 1837 in Noxubee County, Miss. "Recorded the 19th day of April 1838 in Record of wills (A) page 13..."
*Wilmoth, widow of Grabel, would go on to marry James P. Haynes in 1842.
Mississippi, Wills and Probate Records, 1780-1982 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Mississippi County, District and Probate Courts.
Transcription by Stephanie Lincecum, 18 August 2016.