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Jane Watson Ward - Last Will and Testament

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Date: 1836 to 1839
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WILL OF JANE (WATSON)  WARD Wythe  County,  Virginia Bk. 5, pg. 233 categorization I, Jane  Ward, of  Wythe  County, in the  State  of  Virginia, being frail  in body but  of sound and perfect  mind and memory, have  thought  proper to make  this  my last  will  and testament  in manner and form  following, to wit: First  it  is, my executor, here  after to be  mentioned, shall  pay out  of my estate  all  my just  debts  and funeral expenses. Second:  I will  and bequeath to my son, Ephraim  Ward, my negro woman Pheba  and her increase, and three  of her children - Levina, Susan and Isaac, which he  is  to have  at  my decease;  also, it  is  my will  that  Ephraim  Ward is  to have  my cubboard and Chest  of Drawers. Third:  I will  and bequeath to my daughter, Betsy  Ward, my negro girl  child named Harriet. Conditionally that  is, proved that  if my daughter, Betsy  Ward, never marrys.  At  her decease  the  said Negro girl, Harriet, shall  go, with all  her increase, to my son Ephraim  Ward or his  heirs. I also will  and bequeath to my daughter, Betsy  Ward, all my household furniture  - she  is  to have  at  my decease.  And I also constitute  my son, Ephraim  Ward, my executor to execute  this  my last will  and testament  after revoking all  other wills  by me  heretofore  made. Signed, sealed ft  acknowledged the  14 February 1827.  (The  word Pheba  &  her increase  interlined before signed.) Jane  (X)  Ward Attest. Geo.  W. Davis  William  Fugate Died 1836.  Will  probated 9 Sept. 1839.

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