WILL OF B. N. BROWNING

Russell County, Virginia
Will Book 13, Page 340
Executed 06 Mar 1906

I B. N. Browning being of sound mind and in perfect control of my reasoning faculties do declare this to be my last will and Testament, all other wills being by this rendered null and void.

1st I desire and command that all my just indebtedness against me be paid in full out of my effects.

2nd I give and bequeath to my wife, Elizabeth Browning all of my real estate and personal property to have and to hold during her life, giving her the privilege of selling any portion or ever all of the same should it become necessary for her to do so to obtain the means of support for her. ( Later, I desire that she sell my real estate at my death and buy other real estate)

3rd I desire that after the death of my wife, Elizabeth Browning all the above named property yet unconsumed by her be equally divided among my three children viz.: J. F. Browning, F. G. Browning and V. Florence Oney.

Given under my hand this 8th day of June 1906.

(signed) B. N. Browning

We the undersigned hereby certify that we witnessed the signature of B.N. Browning to the written writing, he being at this time of sound mind and declaring the same to be his last will.

Given under our hands this 8th day of January 1906

Thos. Johnson witness
Robert L. Vaugh witness

Virginia:
In the Clerk's Office of Russell Circuit Court, the 6th day of March 1906.
The last will and testament of B.N. Browning deceased was this day produced in the Clerk's Office aforesaid and was proved by the oaths of Thos. Johnson and Robert L. Vaugh, each of the subscribing witnesses thereto, who testified that they witnessed said will in the presence of the testator at his request and in the presence of each other; Whereupon said will was ordered to be recorded as required by law.


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