Fayette County Genealogy Project
Book 17, Page 241-242
I, Jane Hustead of Uniontown, County of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania being of sound
mind, memory and understanding, do make and publish this, my last will and testament, hereby
revoking and making void all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made. First: - I hereby
authorize and empower my executrix and executor hereinafter named to pay all of my just debts,
funeral expense, and to erect at my grave a suitable marker or tombstone, and to pay for the
same out of my estate. Second: - I give devise and bequeath to my niece Ada M. Crow all my
right, title and interest in and to all that certain real estate situated on the West side of
North Gallatin Avenue in the second ward of the Borough of Uniontown, Pa., where I now reside.
Third: - I give and bequeath to my four nephews and one niece, Frank H. Hustead, John I. Hustead,
Robert J. Hustead, Edgar D. Hustead and Catherine T. Hustead, children of my brother James F.
Hustead, the sum of Twenty-two Hundred and fifty ($2250) Dollars, to be divided equally among
them share and share alike. Fourth: - I give and bequeath to my two nieces and one nephew, the
children of my deceased brother, William Hustead, as follows: - to Jane Hustead Metzger one
hundred and fifty ($150) dollars, to Belle Hustead Metzger one hundred and fifty ($150) dollars,
to Otto B. Hustead two hundred ($200) dollars. Fifth: - I give and bequeath to Ada M. Crow all
the rest and residue of my property of every kind whatsoever after payment of the foregoing
legacies and my just debts, funeral expenses and expenses of administration. Sixth: - I give to
my executrix hereinafter named and the survivor of her and to her successor the sum of One
Hundred ($100) Dollars to be held in trust, and the interest thereof to be applied annually
toward keeping the cemetery lot and marker or tombstone where I shall be buried in proper
condition. At the decease of my executrix hereinafter named, I direct that a successor for the
purpose of said trust shall be appointed from time to time by the Orphans' Court of said County
as often as it shall become necessary so to do. I also authorize and empower my executrix and
executor hereinafter named, to make sale of all my real estate, either at public or private
sale as they may deem best, and execute and deliver deed or deeds to the purchasers for the
same as soon after my decease as they may deed it advantageous so to do, excepting that of my
undivided one-half interest in the home property of North Gallatin Avenue in Uniontown, Pa.,
heretofore mentioned, given and bequeathed to the said Ada M. Crow. I do hereby make,
constitute and appoint my niece Ada M. Crow and J. S. Douglas, executrix and executor of this
my last Will and Testament. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Jane Hustead the Testatrix above named,
have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the Twelfth day of August in the year
of our Lord on thousand nine hundred and twelve.
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Jane Hustead as and for her last
Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who have hereunto subscribed our names at her
request as witnesses thereto in the presence of the said testatrix, and of each other.
FAYETTE COUNTY, SS: BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this 10th day of Sept. A. D. 1912 before me
(REGISTER'S SEAL) CHARLES O. SCHROYER, Register for the Probate of Wills and Granting Letters
of Administration in and for said County, came H. F. Detwiler and H. W. Franks subscribing
witnesses to the foregoing Instrument of Writing, purporting to be the last Will and Testament
of Jane Hustead, deceased, who being duly sworn, according to law, did each depose and say that
they were personally present and saw the said Jane Hustead sign and seal the foregoing
Instrument of Writing, and heard her declare the same to be her 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 request of the said Testatrix in her 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.
Now Sept. 10, 1912 the testimony of the above witnesses 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.
Same day Letters test. to Ada M. Crow and J. S. Douglas.