#32. The Last will and testament of James Flanagan deceased.
I, James F. Flanagan, being of sound and disposing mind, do hereby declare this my last will and testament.
I leave all of my property real and personal, to my sons Charles William, and Walter G. Flanagan, In trust for all my children, alike, It is my will that none of the real estate should be sold, during the life of my sons Walter and William but each of my heirs should receive their just share of the rents to be divided among them equally, In case of the death of any of my married children the income from the rents to which they would be entitled, shall be paid by the trustees to their surviving children; or if none such surviver, then it shall revert to my estate.
It is my will that the house in which I now live shall be the home, without rent, of my daughters Martha, and Essie Kate, and any of my sons who are single, my driving horse and buggy I leave to my daughters Martha & Essie, together with two milch cows my trustees to furnish them pasture for aforesaid horse & Cows. My son William is to live inthe house where he now resides as long as he pleases, and is to continue to farm the land as long as he pleases, It is my wish that all the fruit on the property shall be equally divided between my heirs.
There is a set of furniture in my house which belongs to my daughter Martha, It is my will that my trustees, William and Walter Flanagan shall not be required to give bond for performance of this trust, as I know it will be honestly administer in the interest of all my heirs.
In witness whereto, I have hereby set my hand and seal this 6th. day of October, 1909.
James Flanagan (seal) Witnesses. A. S. Dandridge. Geo. C. Link.
State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson Sct.: In the Clerk’s Office of the County Court, Dec. 9th. 1916.
A writing bearing the date of Oct. 6th. 1909, purporting to be the last will and testament of James Flanagan, deceased, late of Bakerton, Jefferson County, West Virginia, Was this day, Dec. 9th. 1916, offered for probate in said office, and on same day in said office said writing was fully proved by A. S. Dandridge and Geo C. Link, the subscribing witnesses thereto, who made oath in due form of law that the said testator in their presence published and declared their names as witnesses thereto at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, that they believe he was of sound sense and memory at the time of so doing and 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 James Flanagan deceased.
Teste: Chas. A. Johnson, Clerk of said Court.
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