Fayette County Genealogy Project

William Campbell

Contributed by Wes Campbell <-nospam-wcampbell7@austin.rr.com>

In the name of God, Amen. I William Campbell of Perry Township, County of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania being of sound mind and memory thanks to a kind Providence for the same and having some worldly effects to dispose of I do this day make and publish this my last will as follows: Item. I will and bequeath unto my son Clark B. Campbell one Bureau now in the room over the one wherein I lay also one bed bedstead & bedding. The same to be selected by my daughter Ruth Campbell. Item. I will devise and bequeath unto my daughter Ruth Campbell all the balance of my household and kitchen furniture to have and hold the same in her own right. Item, my will and desire is that what property I may have outside of the house, Clark Campbell my son shall dispose of or divide the same or the proceeds thereof amongst my children equally. Elizabeth Ann Blanys children to receive their mothers pro rata. And further I hereby nominate and appoint Clark B. Campbell my executor to executor this will. In witness whereof I do subscribe my hand & seal this 21st day of March A.D. 1873.
John Nickel William Campbell
Pierson Cope mark

Fayette County SS:
Be it Remembered that on this 21st day of January A.D. 1876.
Before me John W. Basley, Register for the Probate of Wills and
Granting letters of Administration in and for said County per-
sonally came John Nickel and Pierson Cope the subscribing wit-
nesses to the foregoing instrument of writing, purporting to be the last will and testament present and saw the said William Campbell sign said Will (by marking his mark) and seal and heard him declare the same to be his last will a nd testament when of sound mind disposing mind and memory to the best of their belief that they signed their names as witnesses by request of the said testator in his presence and in the presence of each other that they knew of no undue influence used or later will made. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal of the Registers Office at Uniontown the day and year above written.

John W. Basbey Register
Letters Testamentary Granted to Clark B. Campbell, January 4th, A.D. 1876.
Registered and Compared January 4th A.D. 1876.



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