Will of James Holmes.

Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.

Marshall County, VA, Will Book 1 page 5

In the name of God Amen.  I James Holmes of Ohio County and state of Virginia
being weak in body but of a sound and perfect mind memory and understanding
blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and publish this my last will and
testament in manner and form following UTB.  I give and bequeth unto my beloved
wife Ruth Holmes all my goods and Chattels what ever the ma be this being 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 21st Day of September in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty four
          James Holmes
Signed sealed published and declared by the above named James Holmes to be his
last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his
presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the same
James Menteeth
James Nixon
John Holmes
     Virginia Marshall County, to wit,                       November term 1835
The last will and testament of James Holmes deceased was proved by the oaths
of James Menteeth and James Nixon two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and
ordered to be recorded     Teste
                                                     James D Morris Clk