Last Will of Christopher Sees Sr.

I Christopher Sees Sr., being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this mortal life desire to make this my last will and testament in the matter and form following that is to say. First I give and bequeath unto Joanna Sees and Hrsanna Sees two of my heirs of Jonas Sees two Heifers of my property. I give and bequeath Wm. M. Sees an other of the heirs of Jonas Sees the sum of $95.00 and to the of the heirs of said Jonas Sees div. $5,00 to be divided amongst them. I give and bequeath unto my daughter in law Temperance Sees the sum of $5,00. I give and bequeath unto Margaret H. Wright one sow and four pigs. I give and bequeath Ingabee Wright one of my daughters the land that I own of Grass Spring Run a branch of Indian Creek in Tyler Co. W. Va. give and bequeath unto Rebecca Pitts and other of my daughters $100,00

I give and bequeath unto Christopher Pitts the sum of $50,00. I give and bequeath unto my son Christopher Sees Jr. the sum of $5,00 lawful money. I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Martin one of my daughters the sum of $5,00. I give and bequeath unto Bashiba Twyman the sum of $5,00. I give and bequeath unto Rachel Piles the sum of $5,00. I give and bequeath unto the heirs of Civilla Tucker deceased ,The sum of $5,00, These several legatees or sums of money that I have given unto the respected legatees. I order to be paid as follows first of all after my deceased I order my Executor to pay all my debts and the cast of executing this my last will and testament, after said debts are settled. I order Rebecca Pitts to receive her dowry whatever it is first, the rest of them equally as the money may be collected none of them to be due until one year after my Dec. In case there should not be as much as I have given away after my debts are paid. I want them to share in ratio as I have willed, if more to be divided by the same rule and lastly. I hereby appoint W.R.McIntyre as my sole executor of the last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. Given under my hand and seal this April 27,1882

Acknowledged in our Christopher ( MarkX) Sees Sr.
Present Elzenia M. Baker Francis M. Baker

County Court of Tyler County April Term 1882 April 10 The last will and testament of Christopher Sees Sr. Deceased. Late of Tyler County was the ay present in Court for probate, and the executive of the said Last Will of the said Christopher Sees Sr. was fully proved by the of Elgenia M. Baker and Francis M. Baker. Subscribing witnesses to the same and therefore the said will was ordered to be recorded as and for the last will and testament of the said Christopher Sees Sr. deceased. Wherefore William McIntyre, the person named in the will as Executor. Therefore appeared in open court and made oath as such Executor and together with Benjamin F. White, his surety theorem entered unto and acknowledged as bond as such Executor in the penalty of $600,00 conditioned according to law certificate is therefore granted him for obtaining prorate of said Will in due form. Teste D. Hickman Clerk

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