Will of Andrew Muldrew

Ohio County, (West) Virginia

Will Book 4, page 175

 

Submitted by Elaine Murray Muldrew

 

            In the name of God, Amen:  I, Andrew Muldrew being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this, my last will and testament, revoking all other at any time heretofore made.

            First:  I give and devise to my son William Muldrew, my house and lot on Quincy Street in Wheeling, in fee simple, and I charge him with the payment of my funeral expenses and my physicians bill, whatever it may be.

            Second:  I give and bequeath, my stock of goods and all my book accounts and every thing appertaining to my store on Market Street to my sons William Muldrew and Andrew Muldrew Jr. first to pay off and discharge all debts for which I may be liable, except my funeral expenses and physicians bill above mentioned and then that said store shall be carried on by said trustees William and Andrew Muldrew for the benefit of Sophia Fleming Muldrew and Alice Sutton Muldrew, children of said Andrew Muldrew until they respectively attain the age of twenty one years or marry, and then the proceeds whatever it be paid to them share and share alike.

            I appoint my said two sons Andrew and William executors of this my will, and request that no security be required of them.

            Given under my hand and Seal, this 14 day of January, 1859

                                                                        Andrew Muldrew (his mark and seal)

Signed, Sealed, published and declared by said Andrew Muldrew as and for his last will and testament, who in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of each other have Signed this as attesting witnesses

                                                                        Joseph Jordan

                                                                        Edw. H. Fitzhugh

                                                                        Joseph Britt Jr.

 

Virginia, Ohio County Court

            May Term, 1859

The last will and testament of Andrew Muldrew Sr. deceased, was this day proved by the oaths of Joseph Jordan and Edward H. Fitzhugh, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded

                                                                        Teste  Jno. McColloch. Clk