In the name of God Amen. I Solomon Hargis of Russell County and State of Viginia, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make this my last will and testament, that is to say.
1st, I will and bequeath to my wife Jennie, one third of all my property both personal and real.
2nd, I will to my son Alexander, eight dollars with interest from the 11th day of April 1865, til paid.
3rd, I will to my son George and my daughter Martha Martin, ten acres of land each, subject to my wifes dower.
4th, I will to my sons, Alexander and Thomas, all the balance of my land, to be equally divided between them, also subject to my wifes dower. I will to my sons Alexander and Thomas, my horse Logan. I will my wagon to my son George Hargis, and my harrow to my son Thomas Hargis, and my plow to Alexander Thomas. All my personal property to be for the use of the family as long as they remain together, any other money or property I may have, I wish to be equally divided between my four children, to wit: Martha Martin, George Hargis,Alexander Hargis & Thomas Hargis. I wish my two steers sold and the proceeds to be paid into my debts. Witness my hand and seal this 25th day of February 1893.
Solomon Hargis x his mark (Seal)
At a county Court begun and held for Russell County at the Courthouse thereof on the 6th day of February 1894. The last will and testament of Sol. Hargis (Cold.) was this day produced in court and proven by the oaths of T.J. Hargis and Geo W. Shoemaker the two subscibing witnesses thereto who testified that they witnessed said will at the request of the testator, and in his presence and in the presence of each other, and thereupon said will was admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: L.L. Bays C.C.