Will of Jacob Cornell--1829

Jacob Cornell is believed to be the 4th Great Grandfather of Terry Cleaveland, who contributed this will.
Last Will and Testament of Jacob Cornell Deceased Will Book 1 Page 114

In the name of God Amen. The tenth day of March 1829 I Jacob Cornell of the county of Tyler and State of Virginia being very sick and weak in body but of prefect mind and memory thanks be given unto God therfore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul unto the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors nothing doubting but the general Ressurrection I shall receive the same again by the power of God and as touching the worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and for in Inprimis I give and bequeath to Drusilla my dearly beloved wife the whole of my real estate together with all my household goods Debts and other moveable effects so long as she remains my widow but if she should marry again or at her death the whole to be sold and divided equally among all my children My son William and John Bullman I likewise constitute make and ordain my sole executors of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannull all and every other former testaments will legacies and bequests and executors by me in any ways before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament In writings whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Jacob Cornell
Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Jacob Cornell as his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers
Ralph Gorrell
Elias C. Gorrell

An account of monies that came into the possession of Absalom George administrator of the estate of William George deceased which said William George died seized of viz cash handed me by William Watson Thirteen dollars and seventy five cents $13.75 Sept 22 1826 Absolom George Administrator

Also a List of notes and accounts due the said William George at the time of his death which came to the possession or knowledge of the of the Administrator viz. A note on John George for the sum twenty five dollars due the 1st day of July 1822 $25.00 No accounts

Absalom George Administrator

Tyler County Court August Term 1828 (?) This list of notes and accounts belonging to the estate of William George dec was presented in court and ordered to be recorded

 


 

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