WILL OF WILLIAM W WELKER
MINERAL COUNTY COURTHOUSE
KEYSER WV

Keyser, W Va, Sept 20th, 1915

  Mindful of the uncertainty of life, I William W Welker of Mineral County, and State of W Va, do hereby proclaim this writing to be my last will and testament, I do give to my beloved wife, Blanche M Welker the following property, of which I die seized The Hotel Property, known as the Halbrighter property, corner of Mineral and Armstrong Streets in Keyser, Mineral County, State of W Va. Also the Hotel Property which I built corner of West Piedmotn and "D" Streets in town of Keyser, Mineral County, State of W Va, and all grounds belonging to said properties. I also will all of my outstanding accounts to my wife, Blanche M Welker, for collection and distribution as she may desire. Also a note for Five Hundred Dollars ($500) with interest from date, from Sarah E W Burkhiser and W C Burkhiser.
  I do appoint my wife, Blanche M Welker, as my executor to carry out the provisions of this will.
Signature, Wm M Welker
Witnesses
Mrs E A Firlie
W V Stewart
  Keyser W Va, Sept 20th, 1915
  We, Mrs E A Firlie, and W V Stewart, the witnesses hereto, do certify that we signed our names hereto as witnesses, at the request of the testator, in the presence of testator, and in the presence of each other; that said testator did, in our presence, sign said Will, and did state that same was his last will and testament.
In testimony whereof, we have hereunto affixed our signatures as witnesses:
Mrs E A Firlie
W V Stewart

In the Clerk's Office of the County Court of Mineral County, W Va.
In the vacation of said Court.
  On this 15th day of January 1916, a writing bearing the date the 20th day of Sept, 1915, purporting to be the last will and testament of William W Welker, deceased, late of Keyser, Mineral County, W Va, was presented in the Clerk's Office for probate and record.

TRANSCRIBED JULY 17, 2001 BY PATTI MCDONALD

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