Sumter County, Alabama
Will Book 2, p. 217 and 510
Phalby Torry I Phalby Torry of the county of Will Sumter and state
of Alabama do make Probated Feby 22, 1862 ordain and publish this my last
will & Recorded the 25 and testament, as follows, to wit:
First my and will and desire is that all my just debts be paid. I
give and bequeath unto my son George W. Torry one negro man Jack aged sixty
five years, one negro Woman Phebe aged sixty seven and one negro
man Bob aged twenty-five years.
To my daughter Avaline V. Oneal, I give and bequeath the sum of Fifty
To my son James A. Torry I give and bequeath the sum of Fifty Dollars.
To my Grand Children Lycurgus E. and Richard S. Torry and Avaline
F. Torry I give and bequeath the sum of Fifty Dollars to be equally divided
To my Grand Children Torry O., Thomas A. and Laura Scales, I give
and bequeath Fifty dollars to be equally divided between them.
To my Grand Children Anna F. and Phillip S. Glover I give and bequeath
the sum of twenty-five Dollars to be equally divided between them.
To my son George W. Torry I further bequeath and give for and in
consideration of his kinship and attention to me, the labor and use of
before mentioned negroes ever since the year 1852, together with
all my household and kitchen furniture.
I hereby appoint my son George W. Torry Executor of this my last
will and testament, and it is my will and desire that he not be required
bond for his executorship
In testimony of all which I hereunto set my hand and seal this sixth
day of April 1860.
Signed, sealed & published In the presence of
Sarah E. sic
The State of Alabama
Sumter County Personally appeared before me