Fayette County Genealogy Project

Book 18, Page 357-358
No. 193

I, Frances Howell of the Borough of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, do make and publish, this my last will & testament. I. To the Corporation of St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, I give and bequeath the sum of three thousand dollars; the same to be carefully invested by the said Corporation. Two-thirds of the annual income arising from said fund shall be applied to the payment of the salary of the rector of said Church & the remaining one-third of said income shall be applied to the support of the music. II. To the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, I give and bequeath the sum of one thousand dollars, then annual income thereof is to be applied to the support of the missionary work of the Diocese. III. To the Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, I give, & bequeath the sum of one thousand dollars. IV. I give and devise to my sister Ellen Howell Reppert her heirs & assigns the tract of coal situate in Dunkard Township, Greene County, Penna. purchased by me of Morton Van Voorhis. I also give & bequeath to my said sister Ellen Howell Reppert the sum of three thousand dollars. V. I direct my executors hereinafter named to apply the sum of Three hundred dollars in such way as to them may seem most expedient to the endowment of the family lot in Union Cemetery. VI. Subject to the payment of my just debts & funeral expenses and the cost of erecting a suitable head stone, all the rest, residue & remainder of my estate, real, personal or mixed & wheresoever situate, I give, devise & bequeath to my sister Katherine Willson Howell - to her, her heirs & assigns forever. I appoint my sisters Ellen Howell Reppert & Katherine Willson Howell to be the executors of this my will, of whom no bond shall be required. Witness my hand & seal this 2nd day of November 1914.
Frances Howell

Augusta C. Wallen
Harold W. Semans

FAYETTE COUNTY, SS: BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 19th day of Dec. A. D. 1914 before me (REGISTER'S SEAL) CHARLES G. SCHROYER, Register for the Probate of Wills and Granting Letters of Administration in and for said County, came Augusta C. Wallen and Harold W. Semans subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Instrument of Writing, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Frances Howell, deceased, who being duly sworn, according to law, did each depose and say that they were personally present and saw the said Frances Howell 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     Augusta C. Wallen
19th day of Dec. A. D. 1914 as witness     Harold W. Semens
my hand and official seal.
Chas. O. Schroyer --- REGISTER

Now Dec. 19, 1914 the testimony of the above witnesses being adjudged sufficient, I do hereby admit the forgoing 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 Ellen Howell Reppert and Katherine Willson Howell.

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