#27 LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ANNIE WELSH, DECEASED
I, Annie Welsh widow of Thomas Welsh make this my last will and testament. I herein bequeath to each of my children One dollar, same to be paid to them by my son Wm. Franklin Welsh.
To my son Franklin Welsh – I bequeath in addition to above my home where I now reside, and its entire contents– In consideration of the gift to Wm. Franklin Welsh; he is to support me the remainder of my life– providing me the things that are essential for the preservation of my natural existence– such as food, raiment, medicine &c– furthermore– my son Wm. Franklin Welsh is to defray the cost of any Doctor bills, that may accrue, of any other just bills that may come against my estate– Also– my body is to be decently burried– and cost of same to be paid for by Wm. Franklin Welsh.
In testimony whereof– I this day and date subscribe my name in the presence of the following witnesses.
Anny Welsh August 26th 1917
Witness – J.S. Reinhart C.D. Carter
State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson, Sct: IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE OF THE COUNTY COURT: NOV. 22nd 1922.
A paper writing bearing date of August 28th 1917, purporting to be the last will and testament of Annie Welsh, late of Bakerton, Jefferson County, West Virginia, was this day, November 22nd 1922, offered for probate in said office, and on same day in said office said writing was fully proved by J.S. Reinhart and C.D. Carter, the subscribing witnesses thereto, who made oath in due form of law, that the said testatrix in their presence published and declared said writing as and for her last will and testament, that they subscribed their names of witnesses thereto, at her request, in her presence and in the presence of each other, all signing at the same time, that they believe the said testatrix was of sound sense and memory at the time of so doing and that she was over the age of twenty one years.
Thereupon it is ordered that said writing be recorded as and for the Last Will and testament of the said Annie Welsh, deceased.
Teste: Chas. A. Johnson, Clerk of said Court.
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