THE WILL OF CZAR METHENEY

Will Book II, page 6

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     I Czar Metheney of the County of Calhoun and State of West Virginia, make this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made and direct the payment of my just debts; I give and devise and bequeath unto Ezra A. Metheney, a certain tract of land in the County of Calhoun in the State of West Virginia, conveyed by Daniel Starcher and his wife, to me on the 6th day of October 1880, by deed which deed is of record in the Clerks office of the County court of Calhoun County in deed book no 14 page 114, and I further give, devise and bequeath unto the said Ezra A. Metheney one other certain tract of land containing 32 acres situate in Calhoun County in the State of West Virginia, convey by Anthony Morris & wife to me on the 15th day of April 1882, by deed recorded - the clerks office of the County court in deed book no 14 at page 114 & 15. Witness my signature & seal this the 20th day of July 1905.

Czar (X his mark) Metheney

Signed published and declared by Czar Metheney as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who in his presence at his request and in the presence of one another have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
J. K. Douglas
T. J. Postalwait

West Virginia, to-wit: In vacation of the County Court of Calhoun County, in the Clerks office of said Court, at the Court house therof of Tuesday July 17th 1906. A paper writing bearing date the 20th day of July 1905, purporting to be the last will and testament of Czar Matheny, deceased, who had a known place of residence in said County, wherein he died, was this day presented for probate to the undersigned clerk of said court, in vacation of said Court by Ezra Metheny, in whose custody the said will was left by the said decedent, and thereupon came J. K. Douglas, T. J. Postalwait, the subscribing witnesses to the said paper writing, and who after being duly sworn, proved at the time of the execution of said will the said Czar Matheny was of sound mind and disposing memory and over the age of 21 years, that he signed the said will by mark in their presence and published and declared the same as and for his last will and testament and that they at the same time at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, subscribed their names to the said will as Witnesses the said will is hereby duly admitted to probate, as the true last will and testament of the said Czar Matheny, deceased.

Teste: S. W. McClung Clerk

A copy teste: S. W. McClung Clerk


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