Will of Elijah Hubbs

Submitted by Errin Clark Cain.

Marshall County Will Bk 1, pg 100

In the name of God Amen. I Elijah Hubbs of Marshall County viz. considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and Publish this my last will and testament in the manner and form following that is to say. first. I give and bequeath to my eldest daughter Kessiah Clegg children one dollar. I also give and bequeath to my second daughter Rebecca Clegg one dollar and I also give and bequeath to my youngest daughter Sarah Robison (Robinson) one dollar which said legacies I will and order shall be paid to the respective legates within six months after my decease. I further give and devise to my son Elijah Hubbs his heirs and assigns all that my message or tenement situated lying and being in Marshall County state of Virginia together with all of my other freehold estate whatsoever to hold to him the said Elijah Hubbs his heirs and assigns forever and lastly as to all the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate goods and chattels of what kind nature soever. I give and bequeath to my son Elijah Hubbs whom I hereby appoint my sole administrator of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of February AD 1845.

Elijah Hubbs     seal

Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Elijah Hubbs to be his will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in presence of the testator.

Isaac Hubbs Sr.
George Hubbs
Isaac Hubbs Jr.

Marshall County Court. March term 1848.

The last will and testament of Elijah Hubbs deceased was proved according to law by the oaths of Isaac Hubbs and George Hubbs two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded and on the motion of Elijah Hubbs the executor therein named who made oath thereto and together with Isaac Hubbs Sr his security who qualified to his sufficiency entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $500. conditioned as the law directs Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form.