WILL OF JOSEPH MARSHALL FERGUSON

Russell County, Virginia
Will Book 16, Pages 14 and 15
Executed 29 April 1930

I, J. M. Ferguson, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do make and publish this my last Will and testament, in the words and figures following, towit:

First: I give and bequeath to my children and the children of any that may be dead at the date of my death, except Evert Bruce Ferguson, Kent Banner Ferguson and Jennett M. Price all my estate, both real and personal, to be divided equally between them. But the said Evert Bruce Ferguson, having been paid his part of my estate, by me and same being equal to each of my other children, I give him nothing more, also Kent Banner Ferguson and Jennett M. Price, I give them nothing more.

Second: I give to my wife one third of my personal property and also give her one third of my real estate for life, and her one third of real estate shall include the mansion house I now live in.

Witness the following signature and seal this the 17th day of February, 1930.

J. M. Ferguson (seal)

Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Russell County, the 29th day of April, 1930. A paper writing purporting to be the true and last will and testament of J. M. Ferguson, deceased, was this day produced in the Clerk's office aforesaid, before the clerk of the said Court and proven by the oath of T. A. Gilmer, and A. A. Ferguson, to be wholly written in the handwriting of the testator, J. M. Ferguson, and it appearing that neither of said witnesses are in any ... interested in the proceeds of the estate of said J. M. Ferguson, thereupon said will was admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded as and for the true last will and testament of the said J. M. Ferguson, deceased.

Teste:

E. F. Hargis, Clerk

A LIST OF ALL THE HEIRS of J. M. Ferguson, deceased, to be filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Russell.

The undersigned, who qualified on the 29th day of April, 1930 in the County of Russell as Admr. of J. M. Ferguson, late of said county on my oath do say that I have made diligent inquiry as to the names, ages and addresses of the heirs of my decedent, J. M. Ferguson, and I believe the following to be a true and correct list of such heirs with their ages and addresses.


NAME

Emma Ferguson
Jennett M. Price
Neff Ferguson
Lavale Ferguson
E. G. Ferguson
K B. Ferguson
Myrta Thomas
S. A. Ferguson
Gladiolia Fields
E. D. Ferguson
Thelma Fields
Vola Fields
Vaught Ferguson


AGE
62
45
43
33
42
36
38
32
31
30
25
21
28

KINSHIP TO DECEDENT
Widow
Dau
Son
Son
Son
Son
Dau
Son
Dau
Son
Dau
Dau
Son

LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS
Lebanon, VA
Hansonville, VA
Pleasant Hill, MO
Pleasant Hill, MO
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Abingdon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA
Lebanon, VA

C.W. Ferguson


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29 day of April, 1930

E. F. Hargis, Clerk

 


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