THE WILL OF HENRY WEAVER

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     In the name of God, Amen, I HENRY WEAVER, of Monongalia County and State of Virginia, being now in a weak state of health but in my right state of mind doe now make my last will and testament in which I doe now disavow revoke and disannul all other wills and testaments heretofore made and now I recommend my body to be dust from whence it came and my spirit to God that gave it and first that all my personal estate be appraised and sold and secondly my body be decently buried and all funeral expences be discharged out of sd estate and thirdly my will is that all lawful debts be justly discharged and fourthly, my will is that my wife NANCY is to have one third of both personable and rail estate while she remains in a state of widow hood and then at her death or marriage the sd estate that is to say the widows third to be sold and divided in the way and manner folowing to wit one equal part of NICHOLAS WEAVER dec. JOHN WEAVER, BARBARA MARPLE, JACOB WEAVER and ELIZABETH SAYRE, JOHN BELL, ELIZABETH STEPHANES; HENRY WEAVER deceast CATHERINE FAST dec. MARY WIVEL deceast MARY SAYRE deceast, the said estate all to be equally divided each part of those legatees deceast to be divided with each of their children after the sd estate is laagally sold the and all debts paid the widow to have her third part the remainder to be equally divided in the way and manner above menchned JOHN SAYRE to have fifty cents ADAM FAST to have fifty cents FREDRICK WIVELL fifty cents what each legatee has all redy received from sd estate to be appraised and to be accounted back to sd estate and further I Nominate and appoint JEDIDIAH SAYRE of Harison county and State afore sd as my executor to execute the above menchioned will in the way and maner prescribed given under my hand and seal this this twelfth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty.

Henry (X mark) Weaver (Seal)

Test:
Wm.(X mark) Kincade, Francis Stansberry, Thos. Meredith

     At court held for Monongalia county September term 1830 the foregoing last will and testament of Henry Weaver deceased was produced in court proven by the oath of Thomas Meredith a witness thereto and at October term 1830 was again produced in court proven by the oath of Francis Stansberry a witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Attest: Thos. P. Ray, Clerk.


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