THE WILL OF RICHARD M. WHITE

Will Book II, page 37

Submitted by Linda Fluharty.

     I, Richard M. White, of Nobe post office, County of Calhoun, and State of West Virginia, being of sound mind, but of declining health, make this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by me and direct the payment of my just debts. I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved wife, C. A. White, all my personal property after the payment of my just debts, and the use and proceeds of my real estate while she lives, said real estate consists of a certain farm or tract of land lying on the head waters of Laurel Creek in Sherman Dist., Calhoun Co., W.Va., containing 104 3/4 acres, conveyed to me by J. A. White and Elizabeth J. White, his wife, and of record in the office of County Clerk of Calhoun Co., W.Va., in Deed Book # 36 page 264. Said conveyance was made Sept., 18th 1905, the said C. A. White is to have the full and free use of all rentals, moneys and proceeds of said real estate, during her life time I give amd bequeath to J. A. White, my beloved son, of Reedy, P.O., Roane Co., W.Va., the sum of $5.00 he having heretofore received his share, and at the death of my wife, C. A. White, said land or farm willed to her during her life time is to become the property of the heirs of John A. White, of Reedy, Roane Co., W.Va., to be equally shared by them. I appoint C. A. White my Executor of this my will and recomend that no bond be required. Witness my signature, this the 10th day of May, 1910.

Richard M. White (seal)

Signed, sealed. published and declared by Richard M. White as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who in his presence, and at his request, and the presence of one another, have hereunto subscribed our names as witness, this the 10th day of May, 1910.

Glen Roberts, (Seal)
Tunis Roberts, (Seal)

WEST VIRGINIA, TO-WIT:
     In vacation of the County Court of Calhoun County, in the Clerk's office of said Court, at the Court House thereof, on Thursday, November 3rd, 1910.

     A paper writing bearing date the 10th day of May, 1910, purporting to be the last will and testament of Richard M. White, 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 sourt by C. A. White, in whose custody the said will was left by the said decedent, and thereupon came Glen Roberts and Tunis Roberts, the subscribing witnesses to the said will, who being duly sworn deposed that on the 10th day of May, 1910, that being the date of the said will and certificate thereto, the said testator, Richard M. White, signed, sealed, published and declared the said paper writing as and for his last will and testament, and that they, then and there at the request of the said Richard M. White, and in his presence and in the presence and in the presence of each other, signed the said writing and certificate thereto as subscribing witnesses, and that at the time aforesaid, the said testator was of sound mind and above the age of 21 years, whereupon the said writing is admitted to probate as the last will and testament of said Richard M. White, and it appearing by said will that the said C. A. White is nominated as the Executrix thereof, whereupon the said C. A. White appeared, together with Spencer White, John Wilson and Tunis Roberts as her sureties, and executed a bond im the penalty of $2500, conditioned according to law, as the executrix of said will which is approved and ordered to be confirmed by the Court.

Teste: S. W. McClung, Clerk,
By S. T. Waldo, Deputy.

A Copy Teste:
S. W. McClung, Clerk
By I. T. Waldo, Deputy


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