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In the name of God Amen

I John Bagby being of sound mind and disposing memory for which I thank god and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life, being desirous to dispose of all such worldy estate as it has pleased god to bless me with. I give and bequeath the same in manner following the that is to say:

Item 1st, It is my will my Executors (so soon after my death as may be practicable) shall sell my property of every kind or description whatever; and that the money arising from said sale be divided into seven equal shares or parts and that said Executors pay over Dis’@ of said shares to my six children, Susannah now Susannah Spencer, John Bagby, Isham G Bagby, Mildred, now Mildred Chaiborn, Elizabeth now Elizabeth Pankey, James Bagby that is to say one equal share to each of them, and that the remaining seventh share be paid over to the children of my daughter Mary Corley who shall be in excistence at the time of her deathy to be equally divided amongst them.

Item 2nd I give to two sons Henry Bagby and Daniel Bagby, one shilling each.

Lastly I hereby constitute and appoint my friend Thomas Matthews and my sone Isham D Bagby Executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other former wills or testaments by me heretofore made.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and my seal this 7th day of July in the year 1828.

John Bagby

Signed, Sealed purblished and declared by John Bagby as his last will and testament in presence of us.

Wn K Hutt

I Hutt

Thas Paseion

Charles Hunter

At a court for Kanawha County the 10th day of November, 1835

This last will and testament of John Bagby deced was this day presented and adminited to record. Honored by the oaths of William Hutts and Charles Hunter subscribers thereto.

A W Quarrier Clrk


We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Court of Kanawha County to appraise the personal estate of Jno Bagby decd proceed to perform that duty Nov 21st 1835.

Being first sworn.

Blk Girl Patsey $400.00

Blk Boy William $300.00

Blk Boy Andrew $100.00

Blk Girl Easter $200.00

Blk Boy Cato $500.00

Blk Boy Henry $400.00


The Estate of John Bagby decd was on the 3rd day of January 1836 offered at public auction and sold as follows to wit:

Patty and her child Andrew was bid off by John Painter

William a boy was bid off by Samuel Anderson

Esther a girl was bid off by Samuel Bagby

Cato a young man was bid off by Henry Anderson

Henry a boy was bid off by Matthews Thomas

Manko a man was bid off by Isham D Bagby


At a court held for Kanawha the 8th day of February 1836 This Sale Bill of the estate of John Bagby deceased was this day presented in Court and admitted to record.

Teste A W Quarrier

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