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WILL OF SIDNEY C DERICK

In the name of the Lord God Amen

Knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death, I being weak in body but strong in mind I make this my last will and testament.

First, I will and bequeath to M. D. Clinton and Roxalania P. Clinton all my goods, clothing, bedding, and all things they gave me, one stove, one trunk, one side saddle, one feather bed, two pillows, one bolster, one straw bed, six quilts, and three unquilted quilts, one sheet, nine dresses, one shall, two under dresses, one pair of shoes, one lady basket, nine fruit cans, and all dishes that stock with me when I married all the above property real given me by my parents which is now in possession of Elmore M. Derrick.

Second, and to my child Adison Clark if he lives to the age of twenty one years I will and bequeath any and all lands rights, titles and interests, bonds, accounts, or money or anything that would become mine by will, deed, or gift, but if my child should not arive at age then to my brothers and sisters that my survive me.

And I hereby apoint Henry F. Aultz my Executor of this my will.

In testomony where of affix my signature

Sidney C. Derick

Witness D W Fisher

John Perey

At a Circuit Court held for Kanawha County at the Court House thereof on the 26th day of May A.D. 1880.

The last will and testament of Sidney C. Derick deceased was this day proved by the oaths of D. W. Fisher and John Perey witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded.

Teste Thomas Swinburn, Clerk

Per. L L. Saunders, Dept. Clerk


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