Fayette County Genealogy Project

Book 17, Page 241-242
No. 96

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.
Jane Hustead (SEAL)

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.
H. F. Detwiler
H. W. Franks

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.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this     H. F. Detwiler
10th day of Sept. A. D. 1912 as witness     H. W. Franks
my hand and official seal.
Chas. O. Schroyer --- REGISTER

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.
Chas. O. Schroyer --- REGISTER

Same day Letters test. to Ada M. Crow and J. S. Douglas.

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