Fayette County Genealogy Project

Karen Souhrada <-nospam-souhrada@rochester.rr.com>

[Research note:  nee FISHER; widow of ROBERT HAGERTY, deceased 1882]


I, Ester Hagerty of Redstone Township in the County of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania.- widow being of sound mind memory and understanding do make and publish this my last will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former will by me at any time heretofore made.  And first I direct that my body be decently interred in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Redstone Township according to the rites and ceremonies of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my estate and situation in life as to such estate as it hath pleased God to intrust me with. I, dispose of the same as follows. viz. Item I give and bequeath to my oldest daughter Louisiana Brown one large flowered coverlid and one Logg cabin quilt set together with gray goods.  Item, second, I give and bequeath to my daughter Indiana Hagerty one small figuered coverlid and lone log cabin quilt set together with brown and black goods.  Item thi! rd I give and bequeath to my daughter Louisa McDonald one small figured Logg Cabin quilt.  Item fourth, all the rest and residue of my personal estate whatosever and wheresoever of what nature kind and quality soever the same may be and not hereinbefore given and disposed of after paying my debts legacies and funeral expenses it is my will and request to be divided among all my children Samuel C. Hagerty and Clark Hagerty and Findley Hagerty and Louisiana Brown and Indiana Hagerty and Louisa McDonald. and that they share and share alike and to their heirs and assigns forever, and lastly I nominate constitute and support my sons Samuel C. Haggerty (sic), and Clark Haggerty (sic) to be the executors of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the thirtyeth day of June inthe year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty two-

                                                                        Ester  X  Hagerty     (seal)


Signed, sealed, published and declared by Ester Hagerty the Testatrix above named as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presance at her request and in the presence of eath other have hereunto set our names as witnesses.

                                                                                     Sevilla Gallaher

                                                                                     Olive Gribble

                                                                                     Jacob M. Gallaher


Fayette County SS

        (seal)   Be it remembered that on the 7th day of April A.D.1899 before me, Frank H. Rosboro, Register for the Probate of wills and Granting Letters of Administration in and for said County came Sevilla Gallaher, Ollive Gribble (now Roberts) and Jacob M. Gallaher subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of Ester Hgerty, deceased, who being duly sworn, according to Law, did each depose and say that they were personally present, and sw the said Ester Haggerty (sic) sign and seal the foregoing Instrument of writing by making her mark and heard her declare the same to be her last will and Testament, .....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 Testament in her presence and in the presence of eath other and that they know of no undue influence being...! said will or any later will made.

                                                                                   Sevilla Gallaher

                                                                                   Ollive Gribble Roberts (now)

                                                                                   Jacob M. Gallaher





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