Hardy County Wills

Will of Daniel M. Buckley dated July 31, 1876 proved August 30, 1876

This document was transcribed by Glenn Smith from the original records in Hardy Co., WV Book No.12 page 187.
Will of Daniel M. Buckley, dated July 31, 1876. Hardy Co., WV.

Know all men by these presents that I Daniel Buckley of Hardy County,
West Virginia, being  in ill health but of sound and disposing mind and
memory do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking
all former wills by me at any time heretofore made. And as to my worldly
estate and all the personal property of which I shall die seized and
possessed, and to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease, I
devise, bequeath and dispose thereof in the manner following, to wit:
First: My will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall by my
executor Rueben S. Davis be paid out of my estate as soon after my decease
as shall by him be found convenient.

I give and bequeath to Lavina Oats, the wife of Robert Oats, as her own
separate estate, all my bees & hives now in the possession of the said
Lavina Oats.

I give and bequeath to Ezekiel Bean all my bees & hives now in his
possession.

I give and bequeath to Peter M. Bean all my bees & hives now in his
possession.

I give and bequeath to William W. Bean all my bees & hives now in his
possession. I also give and bequeath to him whatever amount of 
indebtedness  might be due me from him. I also give and bequeath to him a
note of hand that I hold against John J. Chipley of Thirty-one dollars more
or less.

I give and bequeath to Reuben S. Davis all my bees & bee stands now in
the possession of  Henry H. Riggleman. I also give to him my account on
Thomas Burch of  Twelve dollars.

I give and bequeath unto George W. Bean and my bees & hives now in his
possession. I also give him my account on Frederick W. Bean. I also give
him the balance of my account of Seven dollars & seventy-five cents due
from the estate of  Samuel Marshall, dec'd, after paying my indebtedness to
A.S. Snider out of said amount. I also give him all my wearing apparel.

I give and bequeath to George W. Bean my account on Peter M. Bean of 
Fourteen dollars loaned to him.

I give and bequeath to William J. and Charles C. Bean, children of 
George W. Bean, my tool chest and whole set of  carpenter tools. I also
give them my whole set of wagon makers tools.

I give and bequeath to Mary A.L. and William J. Bean, children of
George W. Bean, my trunk & fixtures and all its contents.

I give and bequeath unto Joseph Garrett the whole amount of all claims
of indebtedness due me from the said Joseph Garrett.

I give and bequeath to Hannah E. Bean, the wife of George W. Bean, my
bed and all my bedding.

And lastly I do nominate and appoint Rueben S. Davis to be the executor
of this my last will and  testament contained on one sheet of paper. I have
subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 31st day of July 1876.
                                                                           
                 D.M. Buckley

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Daniel M. Buckley as for
his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in
his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as
witnesses thereto.
                                                                           
                Erasmus M. Tucker
                                                                           
                 Silas Hull

This will was presented in court on August 30, 1876 and proved by the
oaths of the two witnesses and ordered to be recorded.  Rueben S. Davis
posted a bond of $100 as administrator. Erasmus Tucker, John Hawse and
Jacob Tusing were appointed appraisers of the estate of  Daniel M. Buckley.

Transcribed and submitted by Glenn Smith,
gsmith@azalea.net

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