Will of Josiah Turner

Submitted by William Muller.

Marshall County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 263

In the name of God, Amen. I, Josia Turner of the County of Marshall and the State
of West Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory and intending now
while in health to dispose of my worldly affairs as to me seems best hereby
revoking and annulling all other former wills by me at any time made, and do hereby
make **** and constitute this my last will and testament as follows, viz After all
my lawful debts are paid and discharged, the residue of my real and personal
property I give and bequeath and dispose of as follows: 1st, I give and bequeath
unto my dear wife Elizabeth, if she should survive me, all my real estate for her
own absolute use and benefit, to have and to hold the same during the time of her
natural life. I give and bequeath unto my said wife Elizabeth all my personal
property. In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal in the
district of Sand Hill in the aformised County and State this eighth day of April
A.D 1880.
Signed seal
Josia Turner 

Witnesses: Signed, sealed?, published and declared as and for the last will and
testament of the testator in the presence of us who in his presence and at his
request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names
Witnesses, this eighth day of April A.D. 1880.
Alfred Turner
J. H. Baird 

West Virginia, Marshall County Court. October Term: Oct 19, 1886.
A written paper being Dated on the 8th day of April 1880 purporting to be the last
will and testament of Josia Turner late of this County deceased was this day fully
proven in open Court by the oaths of Alfred Turner and J. H. Baird the subscribing
witnesses thereto and is approved to be ******.
County Court 

NOTE: Alfred Turner was Josiah's eldest son.
J. H. Baird was Josiah's son-in-law.