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Jacob Kittle

The Will of Jacob Kittle Volume 3 pages 193 and 194 of will book

In the Name of God Amen, I Jacob Kittle of the County of Randolph and state of Virginia being in perfect health, mind and memory have thought proper to dispose of my worldly property with a head God has blessed me in the folowing manner to wit:

1st I give all my recorded estate at my death to my son Benjamin W. Kittle and my grandson Jacob Triplett to be divided as followeth. Beginning at the River at a walnut tree stand dry in side of the cotton field fence a few steps below a tree top that has fell into this River thence across said field and swamp to _________ _____________on the top of a hill not far from the Rope Works thence across the fields a long where the old farm used to stand and __________ now standing to the ______ Run and down said Run to Clark's line including a tract of forty acres to be divided by said heir Benjamin to have the southwest end and said Jacob the northwest end including my dwelling house and the said Benjamin to have my part of a tract up Forth's Run and also my part of a tract up the Run on S_____ck Run and the said Jacob to maintain me and my daughter Anne while she remains single and to Luke or Jacob pay unto Benjamin and Jesse Kittle sons of Moses Kittle deceased the sum of Fifty dollars each when they come of age and to discharge my funeral expenses.

As to my moveable property after my said debts are paid, I give to my proper heirs towit to Jean Kelly, Elizabeth Phillips, Sarah Skidmore, Lydia Chenoweth, Jemima Kelly, Margaret Phillips, Benjamin W. Kittle, Anne Kittle and the heirs of Christey Triplett to have their mother's part and the heirs of Mary Hart to have their mother's part and my daughter Anne to have one ___ and her lace extra and my grand daughter Margarette Kelly to have one ___ amd under lace and her lace clothes.

And I consitute and appoint William P. Chenoweth my _______ and Executor of this my last will and testament and I do hereby disavow and revoke all and every other wills by me heretofor. made in worship ______________ I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of March in the Year of Our Lord 1836.

Signed, sealed and acknowledged in presence of ws............................................. Jacob Kittle (seal)
John J. Chenoweth
John Weese
John Chenoweth

and this is a part of my will which I had omitted and now meant which is to give to Moses Kittle's 3 daughters in sharing the moveable property amongst the list of my heirs which I acknowledged in a part of my will Jacob Kittle (seal)

The last will and testament of Jacob Kittle dec'd was presented in Court and proven by the oaths of John P. Chenoweth, John Weese and John Chenoweth ____________ B W Shutliff clk To the Worshipful County Court of Randolph

In pursuance of an order of your worships and made the 24th day of March last requiring me to settle the account of Jacob Kittle dec'd with

William P. Chenoweth his Execu " " 4 .50 cash
" John J. Chenoweth's account "" 5 1.00 cash "
A V I J Crawford's account " " 6 .50 cash "
Clerk of Randolph County Court "" 7 3.50 cash "
John W. Stalnaker's account " " 8 3.00 cash "
David Blackman " " 9 1.37 cash "
S. Bosworth's voucher " " 10 8.50 cash "
George McLean's account " " 11 6.00 cash "
Anne Kittle now wife of Thos Isner " " 12 5.00 cash "
George Buckey's account " " 13 1.73 cash "
William Clark's proven account " " 14 6.75 cash "
Elijah Kittle adm admint of May Mitchell dec his receipt " " 15 60.00 cash "
William P. Chenoweth, private account for whiskey furnished & ale " " 16 1.75 cash " pd
S. Bosworth as Commissioner in making settlement " " 17 2.00

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