The last Will and Testament of Mrs. Frances M. Flanagan, deceased.
I, Frances M. Flanagan, of the County of Jefferson, State of West Virginia, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me at any former time before made, and first as to such worldly estate as it has pleased God to intrust me with, after all my lawful debts are paid and discl[?] the residue of my estate I give and bequeath and dispose of are as follows: I wish Mrs. Alice V. Hopper to have all of my parlor furniture, except the pictures of my deceased son Charles Flanagan, and the picture of Lee and Jackson, which I wish Mrs. Laura F. Moler to have. I wish my grandson Charles A. Hopper to have my secretary. I wish my granddaughter Lizzie G. Hopper to have my bureau. I wish also what money I may have at the time of my death to be held by John G. Flanagan in trust, he giving bond and security for the same for its management and payment, to be paid to Charles A. Hopper from time to time as he may need it, and in case he should die, then I wish the money so held by John G. Flanagan, to be used equally among the remaining children of A. M. and Alice V. Hopper, as they may need it and if all the children of A. M. Hopper and Alice V. Hopper should die, then I wish Alice V. Hopper to leave the use of the money to be equally divided between Mrs. Laura F. Moler and her heirs and Mrs. Mary C. Licklider or her heirs.
I do lively make and ordain George W. Moler to be my Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
In [?] whereof I the Testatrix bear to this Will s[?] my hand and seal this 9th day of August 1886.
Frances M. Flanagan (Seal)
Witnessed By: Daniel G. Moler Geo. W. Bauhs Witnesses
State of West Virginia, Jefferson County, Sct:
In The Clerk’s Office of the County Court June 10th 1896.
A writing bearing date of the 9th day of August 1886, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Mrs. Frances M. Flanagan, deceased, was this 10th day of June 1896, offered for probate in said office, and on this same day in said office, proved by the oaths of Daniel G. Moler and Geo. W. Banks, the two subscribing witnesses thereunto, who made oath in due favor of law that the said Testatrix, in their presence, published and declared this writing as and for her last Will and Testament, the they believe she was of perfect sense and memory at the time of so doing that they subscribed their names as witnesses thereto in the presence of the said Testatrix, at her request and in the presence of each other, and [?] it is advised that said writing be recorded as and for the last Will and Testament of said Frances M. Flanagan, deceased.
Teste – G. D. Moore, Clerk of said Court.
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