Samuel Black
Last Will and Testament

Barbour County, VA

Submitted by Sandra Fields, transcribed from the courthouse copies.
I, Samuel Black of Hall, Barbour County, and State of West Virginia, being of sound mind and memory do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, to wit: First = All my just debts and funeral expenses shall be fully paid, Second: I give devise and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal. My real estate inclodes 109 a. and 45 poles of land, lying on Peck's Run, to my beloved daughter, Mary Jane Bonnell, to have to hold to her my said daughter, and to heirs and assigns forever. She shall have a guardian appointed if she desires one to attend to her business affairs.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of July A.D. 1897,

Samuel (+) Black (Seal)
Signed, sealed published and declared as and for his last will and testament by the above named testator in our presence, who have, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, signed our names as witnesses thereto.

W. M. Dadisman
J. F. Dadisman

The State of West Virginia,
Barbour County Court Clerk's Office Aug 29, 1902. The last will and testament of Samuel Black was this day presented in said office for probate, and the same being duly proved before me by the oaths of W.M. Dadisman and J.F. Dadisman witnesses thereto, and the same was ordered to be recorded and a recored thereof was made accordingly.
Attest: Granville E. Taft, Clerk

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