Will of Nathaniel W. Yeater

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


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