Tyler County Will Book No. 6 pages 197 and 198

 

Last Will and Testament

              Of

T. J. Williamson, Deceased.

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            I, T. J. Williamson, of Friendly, Tyler County, Stat of West Virginia, make this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by me, and direct the payment of all my just debts.

            I give, devise, and bequeath to my wife, Mary Williamson, all of my personal property of every kind and description of which I may die seized.

            I further give, devise, and bequeath to my wife, Mary Williamson, a certain tract and parcel of land containing (20) twenty acres, be the same more or less, and it being the same tract and parcel of land conveyed to me by Okey Pasco, and more specifically described as follows:  Bounded on the North by the lands of T. J. Williamson and Nora Monteith; on the East by the lands of Calvin Knowlton; on the South by the lands of A. C. Martin and on the West by the lands of A. C. Martin and T. J. Williamson.

            I also further give, devise, and bequeath to my wife, Mary Williamson, a certain tract and parcel of land known as the Peter B. and Mariah A. Williamson farm situated on the waters of Little Buffalo in Union District, Tyler County, West Virginia, and adjoining the tract and parcel of land last described.

            I appoint my son, O. B. Williamson, my executor without bond.

            Witness this my signature this the 9th day of March, 1925.

 

                                                                                                T. J. Williamson

 

            Signed, published and declared by T. J. Williamson, as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses this the 9th day of March, 1925.

 

                                                                                                W. W. Ash

                                                                                                Nathan Lawson

                                                                                                John G. Flesher


 

State of West Virginia,

Clerk’s Office of

The County Court of Tyler County, ss:                April 24, 1925.

 

            A paper writing, bearing date the 9th day of March, 1925, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of T. J. Williamson, who died at his known place of residence in Tyler County, West Virginia, on the 16th day of April, 1925, was this day presented in the Clerk’s Office aforesaid for probate.

            The execution of the said writing was duly proved on the oaths of W. W. Ash and Nathan Lawson, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto.  Thereupon the said writing is established probated and admitted to record as and for the last Will and Testament of the said T. J. Williamson, deceased.

                                                                                    Attest: J. E. Smith, Clerk.

 

 

 

State of West Virginia,                                       Monday

   The County Court of Tyler County, ss:                         May 11, 1925.

 

            At a regular adjourned session of the County Court of Tyler County, held at the Court House thereof on Monday, the 11th day of May, 1925, and in the 62nd year of the state.

            PRESENT:       A. T.  Nichols, President of said Court, and S. J. Straight and Eli Ash, Commissioners.

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            The last Will and Testament of T. J. Williamson, deceased, having been duly probated and admitted to record by order made and entered on the 24th day of April, 1925, this day came, in open court, O. B. Williamson, the person named in said last Will and Testament as Executor thereof, and duly qualified as said Executor by taking the oath and, together with C. H. Watson, surety, entering into and acknowledging a bond as such in the penalty of One Thousand Dollars, conditioned according to law, which said bond is approved as sufficient.  Certificate is therefore granted him for obtaining letters testamentary on said estate in due form of law.

            On motion of the said Executor it is ordered that F. E. Williamson, W. W. Ash and A. L. Anderson do, after being duly sworn for the purpose, appraise in current money the estate of the said decedent and return as inventory thereof, from under their hands, to the Clerk of the County Court of Tyler County.

 

                                                                                    Attest: J. E. Smith, Clerk.

Source Mary Summers


 

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