Transcript of Abraham Lamp's Last will and Testament
Tyler Co., WV book 1-b pg. 31-32
Copied by Jeanne Marie Howell 6-17-1993
 
Tyler Co., State of West Virginia
I Abraham Lamp being of lawful age
but weak in body having the use of my reason and mind do make this as my last Will and Testament disposal of property to wit.  First my debts to be paid out of proceeds of my property the personal property to be left on the my farm and under the control of my wife for the support of the children to wit Tisha Jane, Sarah, George, John, Mary and William, my real estate to be equally divided amongst the heirs above mentioned.  Having a suit in the Circuit Court for debt against Loagn and Keller which suit has bin decided against me and now ordered to be carried up to the Court of Appeals a proposition having bin made by the parties for a comprimise.  I do hereby authorize Robert Allison and Elizabeth Lamp to act as administrations in my will and to complimise the law-suit above mentioned parties as they think best as Witnesses.  My hand and seal this 30th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two.
 
          his
      Abraham + Lamp Seal
        mark
 
Witnesses
T. D. Gorrell
John Lamp
 
Circuit Court of Tyler County, fall Term 1862.  This Last Will and Testament of Abraham Lamp dec'd was presented in Court, and the execution thereof by the said Abraham Lamp was proven by the oaths of Thomas D. Gorrell and John Lamp subscribing witnesses thereto, and the said Will was thereinto ordered to be recorded as and for the Last Will and Testament of the said Abraham Lamp deceased.

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