Will of John Neeley

Submitted by Carol Toole.


Marshall County Wills, Book I, p. 363, probated 15 Jun 1869

The last will and testament of John Neeley of Marshall County, Virginia

I, John Neeley, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life - and being
of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this my Last Will and
testament in manner and form following.  (That is to Say)

First - I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Neeley all of my
personal estate goods and chattles of what kind and nature _________ and I
further give and bequeath unto my said beloved wife the use of all my free
held Estate whatsoever during her widowhood or natural life.  At the death
or marriage of my said beloved wife:  I will and bequeath that my free held
Estate be equally divided between my two youngest sons Isaac and Jacob on
condition that they pay to my two youngest daughters Martha and Sarah one
hundred dollars each: and my sons Jonathan, Robert, George, Joseph and the
heirs of Samuel deceased, and any children of my former wife one dollar each
they having been previously provided for:  - I hereby appoint Jacob Richmond
Sole Executor of this my last will and testament.  Hereby revoking all former
wills by me made:  In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal
the 25 day of December in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight hundred
and Fifty Eight.

JOHN NEELEY

The above instrument consisting of one sheet was how here subscribed by
John Neeley the testator in the presence of each of us and was at the
same time declared by him to be his Last Will and Testament and we at his
request sign our names unto as attesting witnesses.

JOB MASON residing in Marshall County, Virginia
JACOB RICHMOND residing in Marshall County, Virginia


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