Please read the following and comment:
John Silvey willed everything he had to his wife Adeline and daughter Katie Silvey Spear(Kate
died 2 years ago) ( Note that this was put together in 1969/1970) He mentioned grand daughter
Adeline also son in law William A Spear. Whom he said he trusted and loved. The original store
was located Decatur and Edgewood ( of what is now the famous 5 paints of Atlanta Ga. Num.
788 Decatur and 5,6, and 7. Edgewood. There was no Peachtree at a 5 paints it was a hitching
ground for vehicles and watering troughs this store was know as the John Silvey Co. They later
built on Maretta St.. (Building still standing ) will book F at Fulton Co. Page 118.
Adeline Silveys will (wife of John Silvey) leaving every thing to daughter Katie Silvey Spear.
Will made June 1916. Probated May 7th 1917, Atlanta and its builders by martin vol. 2.
John Silvey has left behind him the splendid business establishment which will bear his honored
name are abiding monument to his integrity of character and his wide awake business enterprise.
Mr. Silvey was born in Jacson Co. Ga. Dec 31 1817, son of Abraham Silvey.(It did not give his
mothers name here.)
What is know about John Silvey is that he was son of Drury and Mary Ann Womack. Could it be that Drury Silvey was Drury Abraham Silvey or Abraham Drury Silvey.
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