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WILL OF ISARIAH CASDORPH

In the name of God Amen

I Isariah Casdorph of the Dist of Union County of Kanawha & State of West Virginia being in feeble health of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory and being desirous of settling my worldly affairs while I have strength and capacity so to do make and publish this my last will and testament, that is to say;

First, I give and bequeath to my eight beloved sons & daughters namely, Delana Casdorph, David Casdorph, Martha Walden, Harriet Guthrie descd, Louisa Tully descd, Harriet Young, Lorena Young & Aluna Hulbert the sum of One dollars to each one.

Item 2nd To my youngest son Matthew Casdorph all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal estate, I give and bequeath namely One house, Wagon & all farming utensils & all my household and kitchen furniture whom I hereby appoint sole executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills & codicils by me made.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal in the Dist & County aforesaid this the 14th day of February Eighteen hundred and Seventy Eight.

Signed and sealed by said Isariah Casdorph, as and for .. my last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other, and at his request subscribed our names as witnesses.

                               Isariah Casdorph

John Tully

John D Speigel

Moses Bird

At a Circuit Court held for Kanwha County at the Court House thereof on the 23rd day of November, 1878.

This last will and testament of Isariah Casdorph deceased was this day proved by the oaths of John Tully, John D. Speigel and Moses Bird, subscribing witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded.

Teste: W. E. G. GillisonClk

By: John Dryden D. C.


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