WILL OF SARAH DONAHEW

Russell County, Virginia
Will Book 5, Page 215
Executed 03 Nov 1840

I Sarah Dunnihoo of Russell County & State of Virginia do hereby make my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say. 1st I desire that all my perishable part of my estate be immediately sold after my decease, and out of the moneys arrising therefrom all my just debts be paid
2dly I give my daughter Jane Elam ten dollars.
3dly I give Sarah Horn my grand daughter, the daughter of Nicholas Horn one bed & clothing to furnish the same.
4thly I give Sarah Dennie my grand daughter the daughter of my daughter Delia one bed & clothing to cover the same.
5thly I desire all the balance of my estate to be equally divided among my children herein after named, William, Harmen, George, Martin, Nancy, Sarah, Mary, Delia, Cloy & Margaret.

And lastly, I do hereby constitute & appoint Nicholas Horn executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills or Testaments by me made heretofore. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this the 10th day of July 1840

In the presence of, we have                her
hereunto subscribed our names         Sarah X Dunnhoo
as witnesses                               mark
     George Gose             N.B. In addition to the above I desire all
         his                 my warring clothes to be equally divided
   Reuben R Fraley           between my seven daughters, after my decease
         mark
At a court of quarterly session held for Russell County on the 3rd day of November 1840.
This instrument of writing was exhibited in Court as and for the last Will and Testament of Sarah Donahew deceased, and proven by the oaths of George Gose and Reuben Fraley the subsribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Nicholas Horn executor therein named who made oath, and together with George Gose and George Donahew his securities, entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $1000, conditioned as the law directs, certificate is granted him for obtaining probat of the said will in due form.

Teste,
James P. Carrell C.R.C.


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