THE WILL OF ATWELL TAYLOR

Will Book II, page 36

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     Believing myself to be of sound mind and capable of disposing of my earthly effects, I make this my last will and testament, in the name of God, Amen:

I first bequeath my body to its mother earth, and my sole to the God who gave it. I bequeath to my loving wife Sarah Jane Taylor, all of my real and personal property, lying in the City of Parkersburg, W.Va., and situate No. 1828 E. seventeenth street and E 16th street amd Briant street, in said City, and of record in the Clerk's office of the County Court of Wood Co., W.Va., and also my accounts with the Commercial Banking and Trust Co., of Parkersburg. W.Va., and Grantsville Bank of Calhoun County, W.Va., and all money or bonds that may hereafter accrue to the credit of my estate or that may now be due my said estate, also all of my real and personal property in Calhoun County, W.Va., consisting of my farm, situate in Sheridan District, on Yellow Creek, in said County, and of record in the Clerk's office of the County Court of Calhoun Co., W.Va. I bequeath to my loving wife Sarah Jane Taylor full control and for the use and benefit of her comfort during her life of all of the above named estate and also bequeath to her the right to sell or trade any convey any, or all of said property, that she may desire to convert into money, bonds or other property for her own use, and profit, and at her death after all funeral and other expense chargeable to my estate is fully paid off, to divide the residue of the estate equally between my three children, namely my daughter Estella Taylor, my son Adison Taylor and my daughter Rhoda Taylor. And I hereby appoint my wife, Sarah Jane Taylor, my executor without bond to administer my estate. This 6 day of June, A.D., 1907.

Atwell Taylor.

WITNESS:
William N. Lucas
John A. Timms

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

     At a regular session of a County Court held and continued for the County of Wood, at the Court House thereof, on Tuesday the 5th day of January, 1909.

     "A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Atwell Taylor deceased, late of this County, bearing date on the 6th day of June, 1907, was this day presented in open Court for probate and being duly proven by the oaths of William N. Lucas and John A. Timms, the subscribing witnesses thereto, it is ordered that said will be recorded as the last will and testament of the said Atwell Taylor, deceased."

A copy from the record of said court of the day and date of first aforesaid.

Wm. Dudley, Clerk,
By H. E. Sigler, Deputy.

Recorded this 5th day of January, 1909.
Teste: Wm Dudley, Clerk.
By H. E. Sigler, Deputy

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA,
Wood County Clerk's office.

I, Wm. Dudley, Clerk of the County Court of said County, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the will of Atwell Taylor, deceased, as the same appears of record in my said office, in Will Book No 10, page 167. Given under my hand and the seal of said Court, at Parkersburg, W.Va., this 11th day of October, 1910.

Wm. Dudley, Clerk Wood County Court

WEST VIRGINIA, CALHOUN COUNTY COURT CLERK'S OFFICE, October 29th, 1910. This Copy of Will was this day received by me in the said office and thereupon duly recorded.

Teste: S. W. McClung, Clerk


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