John Harris
Will dated 13 December 1875

John Harris
Will Dated 13 December 1875
Source: Barbour County, WV Will Book 1½, Page 330-331
Family History Center LDS Microfilm #1631780
Submitted by Donald Sheaffer

Last Will of John Harris

 I John Harris, a resident and farmer of the County of Barbour and State 
of West Virginia make this my last will. I give, devise, and bequeath my 
personal estate and property as follows. That is to say, I give to 
Margaret Harris, my wife, my bed and all of our clothing. One chest, one 
side saddle, one copper kettle, one small pot and dishes. Two sheep, and 
one spinning wheel, and one hundred and ten dollars in money. I give to 
Isaac Harris, one old wagon, and to Sarah Fitzwater, one cupboard, one 
cover, and one iron kettle and pot. I give to Job E. Harris heirs, one 
dollar and to Simon Harris heirs one dollar. The residue if there be any 
found, to be equally divided among my five children now living. That is 
to say, Isaac Harris, Noah Harris, Jackson Harris, Sarah Fitzwater, 
Wyatt Harris. I appoint Gilbert S. Hymes, a farmer and resident of the 
County and State aforesaid, Executor of this my will in witness whereof 
  I have signed and sealed and published and declared this instrument as 
my will at place aforesaid on this the 13th day of December 1875.

John (his mark) Harris

The said John Harris at his residence and in the County and State aforesaid, and on the day aforesaid, signed and sealed this instrument and published and declared the same as and for his last will and we at his request and in his presents and in the presents of each other have herein to wit, pen our names as subscribing witnesses. Elmer B Phillips Levi More

West Virginia 1881 Barbour County Court June Term The last will and testament of John Harris, deceased, was this day presented in said court and ? ? by the oaths of Levi Moore and Elmore B. Phillips the subscribing witnesses there to and ? ordered to be recorded. copy Teste L.C.Elliott Clk.