Submitted by Laquita Fox Carter.
WILL of Catherine Jane Barger No 10978 Authenticated Copy of Will of Catherine Jane Barger, Filed December 3, A.D. 1931, FranK. Silveus, Register Written; 30 August 1930 I, Catherine Jane Barger, a resident of the City of Moundsville, Marshall Co West Viginia, do make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, revoking any and all former wills made. First: I want all my just debts and funeral expenses paid first. Second: I desire Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars left to my Grandson J.W. Wellman Jr.- and Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars left to my Grandson James P. Wellman, and I desire the sum for both ($400.00) paid to their Mother and lawful Guardian Ida May Wellman (providing they are not of age) to be used for them as she deems necessary. Third: I desire everything else I am worth both real, personal or mixed to be left to my two daughtes Annie Bissett and Ida May Wellman to share and share alike, and I desire that my two daughters have free without bond to make complete settlement without any interference whatever. In Witness Wherof, I have hereto set my hand and seal this 30th day of August, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty (1930). Catherine Jane Barger (Seal) Signes, sealed and published and declared by said Catherine Jane Barger, the above named testator, in our presence as and for her last will and testament, and we the attesting witnesses thereto, at her request in her presetn, and in the presence of each other, have hereto subscribed our names as witness this the 30th ....of August 1930. Bess A. Hammond Ettie Brandon Probate July 1 1931 (Note: Catherine is the former Catherine Jane FOX, daughter of William Fox and Anna Elizabeth Green. She married Andrew Jackson "A.J" Barger on 8 Aug 1860 in Greene Co PA. They had 4 children: Anna, Sarah Belle, Francis L, Ida May Barger They lived in Springhill Twp in Greene Co PA and later moved to Marshall Co WVA about 1890. Andrew Jackson Barger is the son of Francis Barger Sr & Sarah Pettit of Greene Co PA)