Submitted by Elizabeth D. Swiger.
Will of Daniel Winters, II, 1821-1898 Written 16 July 1896, Probated 15 March 1898 Marshall County WV Will Book 3, pages 207-8 Be it remembered that I, Daniel Winters of Sand Hill District Marshall County West Va. do make this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say: I order and direct that all of my just debts shall be paid with convenient speed. I give bequeath and devise my real and personal estate as follows: To my daughter, Alice J. Campbell, seventy acres of land, more or less, knowing as the Roseberry Farm. To my grandson Harry L. Thornburgh the home farm containing eighty acres more or less. To my granddaughter Fairy O. Thornburgh Fifteen hundred dollars. To my granddaughter Cora J. Thornburgh Fifteen hundred dollars. I order and direct that Alice J. Campbell pay to my grand-daughters Fairy O. and Cora J. Thornburgh each five hundred dollars in one year after my death, also order and direct that my grandson Harry L. Thornburgh pay my granddaughters two thousand dollars to be paid as follows: To my granddaughter Fairy O. five hundred dollars in one year after my death, to my granddaughter Cora J. five hundred dollars in one year after my death. The remainder five hundred dollars to each of them in two years after my death, that is to say each of my granddaughters is to have five hundred dollars each two years after my death. I hereby revoke all wills by me made heretofore. In witness whereof I, the said Daniel Winters, have hereto set my hand and seal this 16 day of July 1896. his Daniel X Winters mark Seal Then and there signed sealed and published by Daniel Winters the Testator and for his last will in the presence of us who at his request and in the presence of each other have set our names as witnesses. W. H. McCollum A. R. Kimmins West Virginia, Marshall County Court, Clerk's Office March 15th 1898 A paper writing bearing date 16th day of July 1896 and purporting to be the last will and testament of Daniel Winters Decd. late of Sand Hill District this County is this day fully proved before me in my office from the oaths of W. H. McCollum and A. R. Kimmins the two subscribing witnesses therein and is admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded as and for the true last will and testament of the said Daniel Winters Decd. and no Executor being named in said will upon motion of J. A. Campbell, A. R. Kimmins was appointed administrator with the will annexed of the said Daniel Winters Decd. Thereupon the said A. R. Kimmins took the oath required by law and together with J. A. Campbell his surety who first qualified to his sufficiency, entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penal sum of One thousand dollars conditioned and payable as the law directs. Therefore a certificate is granted to the said A. R. Kimmins for obtaining a probate of said will in due form and upon motion of said A. R. Kimmins, Charles Marsh, Joshua Winters, and John Merriner are appointed appraisers to appraise the goods and chattels of the said Daniel Winters, Decd., they to be first duly sworn for that purpose. Teste E. M. Lewis, Clerk