Submitted by T. Vernon Anderson.
Last Will and Testament of Nathaniel W. Yeater I, Nathaniel W. Yeater, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all Wills at any time heretofore made by me. First. I direct that all my legal debts and funeral expenses be first paid from my estate. Second. I bequeath to my granddaughter, Wilma Yeater, the sum of Twenty- Five ($25.00) Dollars, the same to be paid to her by my Executor and Executrix hereinafter named at such time as she shall arrive at the age of twenty-one (21) years. In the event she shall die before she arrives at that age, the said sum to revert to my Estate. Third. To my wife, Sarah E. Yeater, I will and bequeath all the remainder of my Estate, real, personal and mixed, to have and to hold the same , and to use the rents, income and proceeds thereof, for and during her natural life only, and at her death the remainder of said Estate to pass and vest in my following named children, in fee simple, that is to say:- To Clemens V. Yeater, the undivided one-fourth (1/4) part thereof; to Reason L. Yeater, the undivided one-fourth (1/4) part thereof; to Mabel G. Quigley, wife of L. H. Quigley, the undivided one-fourth (1/4) part thereof; and to Clarice G. Lowe, wife of E. E. Lowe, the undivided one-fourth (1/4) part thereof. Fourth. I having theretofore in my lifetime advanced to my son, Thomas W. Yeater, an amount of money which in my judgement will equal the share or portion of my Estate which I would have otherwise given to him, therefore to my said son, Thomas W. Yeater, I give no part of the Estate of which I may die seized. Fifth. I hereby appoint my son, Clemens V. Yeater, and my daughter, Mabel G. Quigley, joint Executor and Executrix, respectively, of this will. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal, this Twenty-First (21st) day of June, A. D. 1927. Nathaniel W. Yeater (Seal) Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Nathaniel W. Yeater to be his true Last Will and Testament in our presence, and we, the subscribing attesting witnesses hereto, in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses to the execution of said Will by the said Nathaniel W. Yeater, this Twenty-First (21st) day of June, A. D. 1927. Walter A. McGlumphy James F. Shipman OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY COURT OF MARSHALL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 18TH 1930. In the matter of the probate of the will of Nathaniel W. Yeater, deceased. A paper writing bearing date on the 21st day of June, 1927 purporting to be the last will and testament of Nathaniel W. Yeater deceased, came on this day to be heard.-It appearing that all the parties interested have had proper notice-thereupon came Walter A. McGlumphy and James F. Shipman the attesting witnesses to said paper writing, who first being duly sworn according to law, did depose and say that they were acquainted with the said testator and that the said testator, at the time of signing said paper writing, declared it to be his last will and testament; that the said testator signed his name to said paper writing in the presence of the aforesaid witnesses; that the said witnesses were present at the same time; that the said witnesses subscribed their respective names as such witnesses in the presence of the testator and in the presence of each other, at the request of the said testator; witnesses further say that, at the time aforesaid, the said testator was of sound mind and disposing memory, and that said witnesses or either of them, know of no other will and testament of said testator. It is therefore ordered that said paper writing dated on the 21st day of June, 1927 be admitted to probate and recorded as and for the true last will and testament of Nathaniel W. Yeater, deceased. And it further appearing that Clemens V. Yeater and Mabel G. Quigley who are named and appointed in said will as the Executor and Executrix thereof, appeared before the County Court and qualified as the law directs and together with J. P. Reid their surety, acknowledged a bond in the penal sum of Five Thousand ($5000.00) Dollars, conditioned as required by law. Harry Elbin, Frank Reid and V. B. Pyles are appointed to appraise the said estate. They to be first duly sworn for that purpose. Teste: Maud Riggs, Clerk