Fayette County Genealogy Project

Jesse Campbell - 1815

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

Last Will and Testament of Jesse Campbell of Dunbar Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

will dated:  5 March, 1888

will Probated:  27 March, 1888

The last will and testament of Jesse Campbell of Dunbar Township, Fayette county, State of Pennsylvania.  I Jesse Campbell considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say I will and bequeath to Isaac Ball my chest of carpenter tools and my watch and all the rest of my property whatever it may be I will it to Isaac Ball.  And if there is any left I will it to my son Alexander Campbell.  After my funeral expenses are paid and so forth.  And if there is any of my property left I want Isaac Ball to put up tomb stones to my grave and I do hereby appoint Samuel Ball my executor to settle up my estate.  I acknowledge this to be my last will and testament made the 5th day of March 1888 eighteen hundred and eighty eight.


Joseph W. Work, E. F. Woodward      Jesse Campbell

John L. Bircher


Be it remembered that on the 27th day of March A.D. 1888 before me John B. Miller, Register for the Probate of wills and granting Letters of Administration in and for said count came Joseph M. Work, E. F. Woodward and John L. Bircher subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of Jesse Campbell, deceased, who being duly sworn according to law did each depose and say that they were personally present and saw the said Jesse Campbell sign and seal the foregoing instrument of writing and heard him declare the same to be his last will and testament when of sound and disposing mind and memory to the best of their belief.  That they signed their names as witnesses thereto by his request of the said Testator in his presence and in the presence of each other.  that they know of no undue influence being used in making said will or any later will made.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of      Joseph M. Work

March A.D. 1888 as witness by hand and official seal. E. F. Woodward

            Jno. B. Miller, Register      J. L. Bircher

Now March 27, 1888 the testimony of the above witness being adjudged sufficient, I do hereby admit the foregoing will to Probate and order the same to be recorded as such.  Given under my hand, at Uniontown, the above date.

                  Jno. B. Miller, Register

Registered and Compared march 27, 1888



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