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In the name of God Amen

I Susanna Colquitt being now of sound and disposing mind and memory do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all other wills and testaments heretofore by me made that is to say..

I first desire and will that my body be neatly interred and that expenses attending my last sickness as will as my funeral expenses be first paid and discharged out of any money or property which I may recovery which I may leave. After this is done I direct and will that the money I may recovery of Sam L Smith of Greenbrier who is justly indebted to me in the sum of $500 with several years interest there on and for which I have instituted suit against said Smith be paid and applied as follows after paying the cost of said suit that is to say

To Catharine … my daughter                                 $ 80.00

To William W Colquitt                                            110.00

To William W Robins my granddaughters husband   100.00

To Benjamine F Colquitt my grandson                       80.00

To Sarah Colquitt my granddaughter                          20.00

To William H H Robins son of said Wm H Robins     40.00

To Anna Colquitt my daughter                                   50.00

To Patrick Burne to be by him appropriated to the Methodist Church in Lewisburg Greenbrier County Virginia                   12.00

and to Louis Robins wife of William H Robins before mentioned the rest and residue of my estate if any there should be and such residue may be $100 or more less and it is also my desire and request that T T Stubbs Esq of Kanawha County whom I hereby name for that purpose do take upon himself the executorship of my little estate and that he be allowed the usual compensation therefor…In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of April 1845.

Susanna Colquitt

Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named Susanna Colquitt as and for here last will and testament in our presents

James M Laidley

Jno Slack Clk

Masington Hundley

At a Circuit Court of Law and Chancery held for Kanawha Court at the Court House there of the 2nd day of June 1845….This last will and testament of Susanna Colquitt deceased was proved by the oaths of John Slack, Jr. and James M Laidley witnesses and is ordered to be recorded and on the motion of T T Stubbs Executor herein named who made oath thereto and together with James M Laidley has security entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of $1200 conditioned according to law certificate is granted to him for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form


A W Quarrier, Clk

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