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WILL OF MARY WALKER BRADFORD
In the name of God Amen
I Mary Walker Bradford hereby make my last Will and Testament. I give devise and bequeath all my estate real and personal wherever situate to Cowyn Lewis, Henry Bradford Lewis and Sue Lewis children of James F Lewis and Anna Maria and to such other children as may be born to them, jointly and equally.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22nd day of December, 1877.
Mary Walker Bradford
Subscribed by us in the presence of the testator and of each other.
W S Laidley
J B Davenport
Jas F Lewis
At a Circuit Court held for Kanawha County at the Court House thereof on the 10th day of December 1878.
The last Will and Testament of Mary Walker Bradford decd, was this day proved by the oaths of W. S. Laidley and James F. Lewis witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded and no executor having been appointed by said Will, on the motion of James F Lewis, who made oath according to the law and together with William A. Lewis his surety entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $1,000. Conditioned according to Law, certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of Administration on the Estate of said decedent with the Will aforesaid annexed in due form.
At it is ordered that John B. Davenport, Wm. S Laidley and W. E. G. Gillison, after being sworn for that purpose, do appraise the personal estate of said decedent, in current money and make report thereof to this court.
W E G Gillison Clk
By John Dryden D. C.
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