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1870-1879 / 1880-1889 / 1890-1899

Transcribed From Microfilm

Transcribed and Donated By Sara Hemp for Genealogy Trails


1870-1879

Note: 1869 is missing from microfilm Also most of 1870 is missing.

Testator: PORTER, William Date: 9/30/1870 Place of Residence: Hancock Co, WV

Devisees: Mother: Elizabeth Brothers: John and James

Phebe, Mariah and Connie (no relationship given)

Presbyterian Missions

Witness: Thomas MILLER Jasper M. PORTER


Testator: McCREA, John Date: 9/29/1870 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha Sons: William E., Robert, Walter, John, and Ollie

Daughters: Julia, Nancy, Elizabeth, Mary Margaret

Witness: Joseph BELL Ephriam ATKINSON


Testator: MOORE, Thomas Date: 8/27/1871 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Jane Adopted Son: Samuel

Robert F. BRADLEY, Thomas Moore BRADLEY s/o Robert F. BRADLEY

Thomas MOORE s/o William MOORE

Thomas MOORE s/o James MOORE

Thomas Moore SHAY s/o William SHAY

Frank Moore SHAY

Thomas Moore SAHY s/o ? SHAY

Thomas McDOLE s/o William McDOLE

Thomas FITCH s/o William FITCH

Foreign Missionary Society

Witness: James G. MARSHALL, Thomas DURBIN


Testator: PROSSER, Robert Date: 3/14/1871 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Sons: William, James and John T.

Daughters: Mary Jane PROSSER (KOUNTZ), Elizabeth DAVIS MERCER, (Nancy)

Martha Ann MAYLONE

Witness: Eli F. BUCHER Asa GEER


Testator: BROWN, John Date: 5/21/1871 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: John Scott BROWN Daughters: Laura H., Catherine Alice, Nancy D.

Brother-in-law: A. DESELLEM

Witness: A.G. DESSELLEM, Daniel DONEHOO


Testator: MORROW, Susan Date: 6/26/1871 Place of Residence: Butler Township, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Robert, Alexander, James W. Daughters: Susan, Mary, and Margaret SWEARINGEN

Witness: J.S. OWINGS A. FLANAGIN John SUTTON, Jr.


Testator: MILLER, Elvira S. Date: 7/17/1871 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sisters: Amanda, Martha W., Evaline GREER

Brothers: Thomas and J. ?. MILLER

Brother-in-law: Rev. S.F. GREER

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON 1 other


Testator: SPIVEY, Samuel Date: 12/?/1871 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Ann Eliza Sons: Frank, George, and Albert Alexander

Brothers: William and Nicholas

Sarah M. ABRAMS

Witness: John CAMPBELL James CAMPBELL

Testator: DOUGLASS, James Date: 1/26/1852(?) Place of Residence: Clay Township, New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Thomas, Andrew, John, James Thompson

Daughters: Rebecca, Nancy, Elizabeth and Mary Jane

Witness: John F. DANIELS William SHANLEY, M.D.


Testator: MORROW, Alexander Date: 2/19/1872 Place of Residence: Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: James E., William W., Robert, Calvin, S. Marquis

Daughters: Dora and Mary

Witness: James G. MARSHALL Daniel DONEHOO


Testator: SPIVEY, William Date: 4/24/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Nephews: Frank, George, Albert Alexander, and Edgar

Sister-in-law: Eliza Sister: Eliza Jane

Brother: Nicholas Kate, wife of Nicholas

James SMITH and wife Eliza Jane

Sarah ABRAMS

Nieces: Jennie SMITH, Elizabeth GARDNER

Samuel SWEARINGEN and wife Martha

Witness: John H. CAMPBELL Benton LANGFITT


Testator: ALLISON, Jonathan Sr. Date: 6/14/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Jonathan Jr., James and Ross

Daughters: Elizabeth WORK, Sarah FOWLER, Mary HUFF

Moses PUGH

Witness: James G. MARSHALL S.W. WILSON


Testator: FRESHWATER, David Date: 9/10/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Anna Daughter: Mary SMITH Sons: David, Isaac, and William

Witness: Robert MORROW William ANDERSON, Jr.


Testator: HOBBS, Eliza Jane Date: 10/16/1872 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Mother: Eliza Nieces: Mary E. WILKIN, Etta HOBBS

Sister: Mary E. WARD

Witness: Alexander EDIE J. G. DANIELS


Testator: JOHNSTON, Thomas Date: 11/20/1872 Place of Residence: Grant Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Mary Jane and Isabella A. Sons: Ephriam, Wesley, John S. and Andrew

Witness: James G. MARSHALL William SHAY


Testator: WILCOXEN, George II Date: 11/25/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son William and his heirs vis; George, Thomas, William, Ida, Florence, Ellen and Lizzie

Witness: Daniel DONEHOO J.W. HOBBS


Testator: FOWLER, Elizabeth Date: 12/26/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John, William, Joseph, Jacob, Thomas and Richard

Daughters: Mary ALLISON, Verlinda ARBUCKLE, Anne PITTENGER, Sussanah MICK


Witness: James STEWART Wesley JOHNSON

Testator: CASSIDAY, Sarah Date: 12/31/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son-in-law Robert Sr.


Presbyterian Foreign Missions

Presbyterian Board of Education

Jane LINDSEY, Hephzibah CASSIDAY, Heirs of John McCARTY, Timothy McCARTY

Hugh D. McCARTY, Rebecca BLACK, Sarah MATHEWSON, Keziah FORBES, Elizabeth M. PORTLOCK

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON John W. THAYER


Testator: ALLISON, Jonathan Sr. Date: 6/14/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Jonathan Jr., James and Ross

Daughters: Elizabeth WORK, Sarah FOWLER, Mary HUFF

Moses PUGH

Witness: James G. MARSHALL S.W. WILSON


Testator: FOWLER, Elizabeth Date: 12/26/1872 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John, William, Joseph, Jacob, Thomas and Richard

Daughters: Mary ALLISON, Verlinda ARBUCKLE, Anne PITTENGER, Sussanah MICK

Witness: James STEWART Wesley JOHNSON


Testator: JEWELL, John Date: 12/15/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah E.

Witness: Allison MARTIN Alex B. ALLISON


Testator: NISWONGER, Elizabeth Date: 4/21/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: James D. ROBB Foster Daughter: Malinda BLACKWELL

Sister: Catherine Brothers: not named

Witness: George JOHNSTON Watson S. JOHNSTON


Testator: WITHERSPOON, Thomas S. Date: 4/21/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Mother: Margaret Wife: Annie E.

Witness: Edward CAMPBELL John GLASS


Testator: GRAFTON, William H. Date: 4/21/1873 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: Jehu, Nathan, John and Parker

Heirs of son William H.

Daughter: Margaret CHAPMAN & Sarah

Grandchildren: Bryant GRAFTON, Samuel GRAFTON, Catherine GRAFTON, Mary GRAFTON, William H. BRANDON, Nancy Jane BRANDON

William G. BONSALL

Witness: W.L. BIGHAM Manuel DORNAN


Testator: WILCOXEN, Henry H. Date: 10/20/1873 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Harriett Sons: Robert H., William A., and John

Daughters: Almyra Agnes, Viola Anna, Emaline, Elizabeth WHITEHILL, Mahala Jane McCLOUD, Martha Valinda CHAMBERS, Deborah CHAMBERS

Witness: James G. MARSHALL John R. SCOTT


Testator: COCHRAN, William Date: 10/20/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Sons: Samuel, Davie, William and Robert

Daughter: Emaline WHITSON Granddaughter: Minerva SMITH

Witness: Jeremiah RALSTON William J. CABLE


Testator: WYLIE, John Date: 12/15/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Wife: Eliza C. Son: William W. Daughter: Adeline Granddaughter: Emma Estina

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON E. A. ATKINSON


Testator: JEWELL, John Date: 12/15/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah E.

Witness: Allison MARTIN Alex B. ALLISON


Testator: McGAVRAN, Sarah G. 12/16/1873 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: John G. Daughter: Mary L.

Witness: G. W. STEWART B. J. CAMPBELL


Testator: SHIPLEY, Samuel Date: 10/10/1874 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: name not given Son: Henry Daughters: Josephen CABLE, Elizabeth CARTER, Louisa PYLES, Amanda OWINGS

Witness: William ROBERTS G. L. HENDRICKS


Testator: CRAWFORD, Robert Date: 11/17/1874 Place of Residence: Steubenville, Jefferson Co., OH

Devisees: Wife: Mary Son: John Daughters: Elizabeth, Amanda MOONEY, Salina MILLER

Witness: Robert SHERRARD, Jr. Thomas MEANS


Testator: McCOY, David Date: 11/17/1874 Place of Residence: Saline Township, Jefferson Co., OH

Devisees: Sons: William L., James Daughter: Martha G. Grandson: David

Witness: William McCOY Daniel DONEHOO


Testator: GLASS, Elizabeth Date: 12/16/1875 Place of Residence: Hancock Co, WV

Devisees: Brother: William W. Mother: Eliza

Witness: J. ATKINSON Rebecca SUTOR (?)


Testator: COLVIN, Isabella Date: 5/26/1875 Place of Residence: Edgeworth, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Grandson: William WILSON Granddaughter: Annie WILSON

Witness: Thomas CONNER Grace FINLEY


Testator: EDIE, John Date: 10/16/1875 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Catherine Sons: John H., Henry B., James E.

Daughter: Alice Virginia

Witness: J. O. MILLER Alex EDIE B.J. CAMPBELL


Testator: McCLURG, William Date 10/18/1875 Place of Residence: Hollidays Cove, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Verlinda Sons: Fielder, William K., James, Reason, and John

Daughters: Melissa GORDON, Margaret Ann GARDNER

Witness: John KNOX William M. LEE


Testator: MILLER, John Date: 12/11/1875 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John Leyda, Benjamin, David, Stewart B., and Alexander

Daughters: Elizabeth E. MILLER, Thorn(?) COWAN, Mary Jane MOORE, Emma L. HOBBS, Levina MARSHALL

Witness: John WILSON Samuel MOORE J.W. HOBBS


Testator: SMITH, Ann Date: 1/11/1876 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Louisa CONN, Sarah SHIERS, Hannah SIMPSON, Maria WHEELER, Elizabeth

Grandson: Henry SMITH

Witness: William STEWART Absalom BAXTER


Testator: MILLER, Benjamin Date: 7/21/1876 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Hannah Sons: John P., Martin Luther, Morgan H., Lemuel

Daughters: Emily Ann SNOWDEN, Maggie MILLER

Witness: Samuel MOORE A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: SUTHERN, William Date: 9/27/1876 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Hugh, James, Robert, Martin, Willilam Lincoln

Daughters: Elizabeth WILSON, Margaret GODWIN, Sarah Ann SUTHERN

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON John LYONS


Testator: CAMPBELL, Robert Date: 12/14/1876 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Sons: James V., John H., Robert Elliott

Daughters: Melissa MILLER, Eliza Jane SCOTT, Margaret MILLER

Witness: William SHAY A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: COOPER, John Date: 1/23/1877 Place of Residence Morris Township, Washington Co., PA

Devisees: Son: Thomas Daughters: Elizabeth PATTERSON, Dalina ATKINSON, Mary McNEAL, Harriett PATTERSON, Nancy DAY, Amelia SIMPSON, Sarah Jane CARY

Grandchildren: Mary Jane COOPER, John Ephriam COOPER, Flora Samantha COOPER, Theodore SIMPSON

Witness: Matthias MINTON Harvey LINDLEY


Testator: ANDREWS, Catherine Date: 9/4/1876 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: George H., Jacob, Joseph Daughters: Susan MELVIN, Catherine MORROW, Rachel McBRIDE

Witness: John P. MILLER James G. MARSHALL


Testator: SUTOR, Sophia Date: 9/15/1876 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Thomas and Robert Daughters: Mary, Margaret JOHNSON

Witness: Ephriam BRICE John A. CAMPBELL


Testator: STEWART, Joseph Date: 3/31/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Joseph M., Edwin R., William E.

Heirs of son John STEWART

Daughters: Emily SHANE, Jane ?

Witness: James R.M. STEWART William Cooper


Testator: MINOR, James G. Date: 5/5/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: James B., John D., Isaac Scott

Granddaughters: Elizabeth Jane ALLISON, Ellen MINOR, Sarah M. MINOR

Grandsons: James Calvin MINOR, James Scott MINOR

Witness: John F. DEEMER Caleb GRETZINGER


Testator: MELVIN, James Date: 5/14/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Philena Sons: John H., Thayer, J. A. B. MELVIN

Granddaughter: Sarah MOORE

Witness: J. G. HUNTER Simon GILDER A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: SNOWDEN, Emily Ann Date: 5/21/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Elizabeth V., Nannie L. Sons: Elmer E., Frank A., Willie E.

Brother: Morgan H. MILLER

Witness: John WILSON R. H. BROWN


Testator: HERRON, Robert Date: 6/1/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: William, A. J., Robert Daughter: Rachel LAKE

Witness: Thomas BAMBRICK Thomas MAYHEW


Testator: McCOWN, John C. Date: 6/19/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: C. A., A. R., John, and H. D.

Son-in-law: Daniel DONEHOO Daughters: Ellenor DONEHOO, 1 other

Witness: ? COLLINS A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: ARBUCKLE, John Date: 7/3/1877 Place of Residence: Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Daughter: Margaret WATSON

Charles, John, Margaret, Catherine, Christina, Children of son Thomas

John and Jeanette children of son James.

Witness: Alex H. MILLER Nathaniel HOLMES


Testator: LATHAN, John Date: 7/14/1877 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: William Daughters: Mary GROMO, Rebecca BRANDON, Nancy BERNARD

Grandsons: Thomas DURBIN, John A. GROMO

Witness: Charles STEWART James B. MINOR


Testator: JACKSON, William L. Date: 8/7/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Sons: Levi Jones JACKSON, Josiah Fredie Dales JACKSON, George Washington JACKSON

Daughters: Elizabeth HUFF, Rebecca Anne DURBIN, Virginia Bell JACKSON, Mary FINNEY, Margaret Ellen ALLISON

Grandchildren: William Jackson MERCER, Mary Matilda MERCER

Witness: J. W. ALLISON, Peter PUGH and 1 other


Testator: GARDNER, Reason Date: 9/11/1877 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Melvina M. Son: John A.

Witness: H. R. HILL W. T. THOMPSON


Testator: NISWONGER, George Date: 12/24/1877 Place of Residence: Grant District Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: George Elbert, Clarence Oliver

Daughters: Olly May, Maggie Bell

Witness: James B. ALLISON Ephriam JOHNSTON


Testator: ROACH, Jesse Date: 10/27/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Robert H., John P., Daughter: Ruhanna FIGLEY

Granddaughter: Laura MACKEY

Lucinda, wife of Robert H.

Witness: James CHAMBERS George B. CHAMBERS


Testator: BAMBRICK, Thomas Date: 1/12/1878 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: James P., Lewis S., Thomas, William M., George Thompson

Daughters: Mary STEWART, Honor BAXTER, Isabella BAMBRICK

Witness: John MAYHEW John WILSON


Testator: BRASHEAR, Anna Eliza Date: 5/8/1877 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Father: Jesse BONSALL Brothers: John A. BONSALL, John BONSALL, Thomas BONSALL

Niece: Lena H. BONSALL

Mary BRANDON, Victor T. KISSINGER, Mary WINTERS, Jane SK?TO

Nephew: William BONSALL

Witness: Mary CAMPBELL J.M. DODD M.B. CAMPBELL and 1 other


Testator: MILLER, Benjamin Date: 7/21/1876 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Hannah Sons: John P., Martin Luther, Morgan H., Lemuel

Daughters: Emily Ann SNOWDEN, Maggie MILLER

Witness: Samuel MOORE A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: MINOR, James G. Date: 5/5/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: James B., John D., Isaac Scott

Granddaughters: Elizabeth Jane ALLISON, Ellen MINOR, Sarah M. MINOR

Grandsons: James Calvin MINOR, James Scott MINOR

Witness: John F. DEEMER Caleb GRETZINGER


Testator: SNOWDEN, Emily Ann Date: 5/21/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Elizabeth V., Nannie L. Sons: Elmer E., Frank A., Willie E.

Brother: Morgan H. MILLER

Witness: John WILSON R. H. BROWN


Testator: LATHAN, John Date: 7/14/1877 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: William Daughters: Mary GROMO, Rebecca BRANDON, Nancy BERNARD

Grandsons: Thomas DURBIN, John A. GROMO

Witness: Charles STEWART James B. MINOR


Testator: JACKSON, William L. Date: 8/7/1877 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Sons: Levi Jones JACKSON, Josiah Fredie Dales JACKSON, George Washington JACKSON

Daughters: Elizabeth HUFF, Rebecca Anne DURBIN, Virginia Bell JACKSON, Mary FINNEY, Margaret Ellen ALLISON

Grandchildren: William Jackson MERCER, Mary Matilda MERCER

Witness: J. W. ALLISON, Peter PUGH and 1 other


Testator: NISWONGER, George Date: 12/24/1877 Place of Residence: Grant District Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: George Elbert, Clarence Oliver

Daughters: Olly May, Maggie Bell

Witness: James B. ALLISON Ephriam JOHNSTON


Testator: SCOTT, John Date: 3/14/1878 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Margaret and Sarah, children of son John; deceased

Sons: Rev. George SCOTT, James C. Daughter: Mary CARSON

Witness: Samuel MOORE Anderson SHAY James G. MARSHALL


Testator: WITHERSPOON, Margaret Date: 6/15/1878 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: John Daughters: Elizabeth, Agnes, Isabella

Witness: M. B. CAMPBELL John CAMPBELL


Testator: MAYHEW, John W. Date: 7/8/1878 Place of Residence: Hanover Township

Beaver Co., PA

Devisees: Wife: Ella Son: Rezin W. Daughter: Ila M.

Witness: William SWEARINGEN Basal SWEARINGEN


Testator: WILCOXEN, Rachel Date: 10/10/1878 Place of Residence: Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: John Thomas GLASS Charles N. COLLINS

Witness: N. D. BILDERBACK D. F. PATTERSON


Testator: PROSSER, Seneca Date: 10/24/1878 Place of Residence: Grant Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Anne Sons: Eli, Daniel, Washington, Jonathan

Daughters: Rachel DAVIS, Phoebe BROWNLEE, Sarah ANSELMAN, Ruth LOCKARD, Mary BURT, Lydia PARISH

Witness: Asa GEER 1 other


Testator: SUTTON, John Sr. Date: 9/13/1879 Place of Residence: Butler Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Eliza A. Sons: William W., John, Jr.

Daughters: Mary MURDOCK, Rachel A. LONGSTREOTH, Elizabeth IRWIN, Margaret ALLISON, Amanda JENKINS, Emaline PATTERSON

Granddaughters: Mary E., Chidester

Witness: James G. MARSHALL, Samuel MOORE


Testator: BROWN, Jacob Date: 4/2/1879 Place of Residence: Brooklyn Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Richard Hooker BROWN, Edward M. BROWN, George Burns BROWN, Jacob B. BROWN

Daughters: Anna L., Ella W., Virginia, Barbara Hendrie (or Heirs)

Witness: P. C. McLANE 1 other


Testator: WARWICK, Agnes Date: 4/21/1879 Place of Residence: Butler Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Presbyterian Board of Missions

Son: Anthony Daughter: Jane McWHA, Mary Anne STEWART, Agnes HERRON, Eliza FULTON, Margaret MORROW

Witness: John S. OWINGS James W. MORROW


Testator: ROBERTS, Samuel Date: 4/21/1879 Place of Residence: Hollidays Cove, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Son: John Daughter: Mariah

Witness: W. BROWN David CAMPBELL


Testator: BROWN, Mary A. Date: 5/12/1879 Place of Residence: New Lexington, Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: Harry

Witness: George BROWN James G. MARSHALL


Testator: BRENNAMAN, Jacob Date: 5/3/1879 Place of Residence: Grant Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Sons: Cyrus E., Christian C., William J., John R., George C.

Daughters: Sarah Alice, Elizabeth Jane HIBBS

Witness: W. M. HEWITT E. W. HEWITT


Testator: SUTTON, John Sr. Date: 9/13/1879 Place of Residence: Butler Township Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Eliza A. Sons: William W., John, Jr.

Daughters: Mary MURDOCK, Rachel A. LONGSTREOTH, Elizabeth IRWIN, Margaret ALLISON, Amanda JENKINS, Emaline PATTERSON

Granddaughters: Mary E., Chidester

Witness: James G. MARSHALL, Samuel MOORE


Testator: CUMMINS, Elizabeth Date: 10/20/1879 Place of Residence: Clay District Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: David Brother: Charles C. FULTON Sister: Mary REED

Niece: Mary HAYS

John Lyons ?

Witness: William LODGE Robert HERRON


1880-1889

Testator: HUFF, Samuel Sr. Date: 4/10/1880 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Daughter: Nancy Ann Grandson: Samuel L. MURRAY

Witness: W. W. McMILLIN James G. MARSHALL


Testator: ALLISON, James B. Date: 12/17/1881 Place of Residence: Hancock Co, WV

Devisees: Sons: Richard F. and Thomas Baker Daughters: Mary Ann BEALL, Arbell Jane, Elizabeth Verlinda

Witness: Alex ALLISON E. W. ALLISON


Testator: ALLISON, Burgess Date: 2/18/1882 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Joseph W., Enoch W.

Daughters: Keziah BRENNAMAN, Elizabeth BARTHOLAMEW

Several grand children-- could not read names on film

Witness: John WILSON James G. MARSHALL


Testator: PEAK, Daniel Date: 4/17/1882 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Amy Daughter: Emily ALLISON Son-in-law: Alexander B. ALLISON Brother: William PEAKE Ward: Wilson McKINNON

Witness: Jonathan ALLISON, Jr. Daniel DONEHOO


Testator: FOWLER, Richard Date: 12/7/1883 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha Ann Children: not named

Witness: A. S. ALLISON J. H. ALLISON


Testator: ALLISON, Elizabeth Date: 11/?/1885 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: James Sisters: Sarah Melissa MINOR, Eliza PITTENGER

Brother: James B. MINOR

Witness: A. Mac FLANAGIN 1 other


Testator: BEALE, ???ggie Date: 8/17/1886 Place of Residence: West Union, Fayette Co., Indiana

Devisees: Husband: John Ruth CAMPBELL- relationship not given ?

Presbyterian Church of Hollidays Cove Mother: Drusilla McWHA

Witness: Van B. BAKER William BROWN


Testator: DEEMER, Margaret Date: 10/2/1886 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Margaret McKINLEY daughter of niece Rebecca

Nephews: Thompson ANDREWS, Nathan, Robert

Presbyterian Church of Tomlinsons Run

Witness: John F. DEEMER Vesta V. ALLISON


Testator: McWHA, Drusilla Date: 5/18/1887 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Daughter: Eliza J. BAKER Grandson: Robert McWha LEE

Witness: J. H. S. MINOR John W. MINOR


Testator: CARSON, James K. Date: 5/17/1887 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: David M., Mathew V., Martin Luther, Samuel H., John Mitchel, James M., William M. Daughters: Sarah WEST Anna SIMINS Grandson: James SIMINS

Witness: John C. Pugh A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: MERCER, Levi Date: 1/7/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Alice Sons: Levi Dallas, Harry Grant, George E., William E., Andrew J. and John Weatley
Daughter: Mary E. PUGH

Witness: E. W. GEER A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: MARTIN, Jane Date: 4/11/1888 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Allison, James Daughter: Jane JACKSON

Witness: W. C. PUSEY John F. CUNNINGHAM


Testator: SPROULE, HUGH Date: 11/17/1888 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: H. Holmes, James W., Daniel D.

Daughters: Lucy B. SPIVEY, Eliza A. MAYHEW, Mary J. SPROULE, Delia R. SPROULE

Witness: Joseph S. POMEROY J. W. PLATTENBURG


Testator: ALLISON, Enoch W. Date: 9/8/1888 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary A. Sons: Burgess, Joseph, Enoch, Sherman, Columbus, 1 other

Daughter: Mary M. CONANT

Witness: A. Mac FLANAGIN John F. DEEMER


Testator: JOHNSTON, Elizabeth Date: 10/23/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sister-in-law: Isabel KIRK and Bertie Bell JOHNSTON her daughter

Charles ALLISON and children- Flora POMEROY, William ALLISON, Harry ALLISON, Agness OWINGS, Anna ALLISON, Nellie ALLISON

James ALLISON and children- William C., Mary Ellen, Sarah Isophene, Joanna, Anna Bell, Elizabeth

Lauretta ALLISON, daughter of Alexander (deceased) William ALLISON and Children-John A., Cassius, Agnes Brother-in-law: Thomas H. FOWLER and children- ALSON, McC., John, Sarah Isophene, Loretta, Mary Agnes, Ella Dora, and Elva Montana Children of Elizabeth Ellen McGELVARY (deceased)

Father and Mother

Witness: A. S. ALLISON A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: ALLISON, Alexander Date: 11/3/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth S. Sons: John Smiley, George, Alexander, William Morton

Daughters: Laura Ann, Vesta Virginia HUNTER, Emma Elizabeth

Grandson: Harry Alexander McMILLAN

Witness: Ephriam JOHNSTON James ALLISON


Testator: KNOX, John Date: 3/9/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Alonza, Albert H. Daughters: Mary HINDMAN and Susan GILMOR

Witness: D. M. GRIFFITH C.H. TAYLOR


Testator: BAXTER, Samuel Date: 11/14/1889 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Absalom, George L., Edmond C. Daughters: Mary E. SHANLEY, Damarise E. MARSHALL, Ruth A. HERRON, Hannah FOWLER, Rachel STEWART, Catherine ELDON, Ella V. BLACKBURN, Sarah M. BAMBRICK

Granddaughter: Rachel BAXTER

Witness: Robert LINDSAY A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: MERCER, Robert Date: 12/28/1889 Place of Residence: Grand District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Robert Garret, Elmer E., William J. Wife: Mary

Daughters: Mary M. ALLISON, Catherine V. HERRON, Sarah A.L. SWEARINGEN, Leulla STEWART, Dora Bell LEACH, Maggie Nora PATTERSON, Stella May MERCER, Rosella MERCER, Mary M. MERCER

Witness: Harry B. SMITH A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: JOHNSTON, Robert E. Capt. 1st U.S. Infantry Date: 1/17/1880

Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Brothers and Sisters- not named Colored Ward: Lizzie

Watson S. and Rev. George E. Brothers

Witness: A. C. BERGEN W.A. SURGEON


Testator: HUFF, Samuel Sr. Date: 4/10/1880 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Daughter: Nancy Ann Grandson: Samuel L. MURRAY

Witness: W. W. McMILLIN James G. MARSHALL


Testator: BROWN, Oliver Date: 5/3/1880 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Elizabeth Sons: William and Robert C. Grand Children: Emma, Anna, Mary, Eliza, Alice, Stephen

Witness: Samuel ROBERTS William GRAHAM


Testator: BIGHAM, William L. Date: 4/24/1880 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary J. Nephews: James C. BIGHAM, Isaac FULTON

Grand Nephew: Davidson CAMPBELL Niece: Gertrude FINNEY

Witness: Smith F. GRIER J. H. ATKINSON


Testator: BURNS, Jane R. Date: 8/21/1880 Place of Residence: Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Ella F. Son: Charles McC. Step-son: John N.

Friend: John WILSON

Witness: George E. RABBITT R. S. DONEHOO


Testator: WYLIE, William Date: 12/4/1880 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Frank (or Frances) <-- exactly as typed on film

Sons: Lester Allen, William Warren, Walter Rodgers, John Power

Daughters: Melissa Lincoln, Ann Eliza

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON D. M. WYLIE


Testator: WILCOXEN, Harriett Date: 4/15/1881 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Almyra A.

Witness: W. M. SCOTT D. WARD


Testator: HIBBITS, Margaret Date: 4/25/1881 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: James H. Sister: Catherine MURRAY

Brother -in-law: Daniel HIBBITS James son of Daniel Margaret A. McSWIGGEN ?

Brother: James HEWITT Other brothers and sisters not named

Witness: R. H. BROWN R. B. BROWN


Testator: MAYHEW, John Date: 5/10/1881 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: James N., William, and David V. Daughters: Mary CUSTER, Lydia TRAVIS, Nancy FULTON, Eliza A. SUTTON, Rebecca ALABAUGH

Rezin and Ila children of John W. (deceased)

John and Elizabeth children of William V.

Witness: John WILSON James G. MARSHALL


Testator: ANDERSON, Margaret Date: 7/2/1881 Place of Residence: Fairview, Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: William SHAY, Robert Anderson SHAY, James M. SHAY, Maggie SHAY, Robert A. MOORE son of Rebecca S. MOORE, John S. MOORE son of Rebecca S. MOORE Robert CARSON Daughter: Sarah C. SHAY

Witness: George W. RABBITT James G. MARSHALL


Testator: RALSTON, Samuel Date: 7/1/1881 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Alexander, William, George W., Francis, James

Daughters: Martha Jane OSBORNE, Margaret SMITH, Barbara GON (or GOW)

Witness: William BROWN D. H. KEGGY


Testator: ATKINSON, Ephriam Date: 8/30/1881 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Thomas J. Wife: Mary A. Daughters: Martha A. CUNNINGHAM, Elizabeth D. HOUSEHOLDER, Mary A. SWEENY

Grand Children: Mary Elizabeth ATKINSON, George A. WHITE

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON J. B. STEWART


Testator: MOODY, James A. Date: 10/31/1881 Place of Residence: Green Township, Beaver Co., PA

Devisees: Wife: Isabel Son: Robert and his children Daughter Elizabeth COBURN and her children Elizabeth PUGH and her children Martha and her children

Witness: James D. BABB Robert W. STEWART Joseph McCREEDY


Testator: GRAHAM, Gilbert Date: 11/22/1881 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Rosa

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON Jacob WILSON


Testator: ALLISON, James B. Date: 12/17/1881 Place of Residence: Hancock Co, WV

Devisees: Sons: Richard F. and Thomas Baker Daughters: Mary Ann BEALL, Arbell Jane, Elizabeth Verlinda

Witness: Alex ALLISON E. W. ALLISON


Testator: BROWN, Anna Date: 12/20/1881 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: James W. Jr., William J., Richard, John, L.H. BROWN

Daughters: Barbara, Honor E., Anne LOGAN, Hannah Amanda, Mary C., M. K. WILSON Granddaughter: Mary Idella

Witness: I. M. Young Robert Morrow


Testator: ALLISON, Burgess Date: 2/18/1882 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Joseph W., Enoch W.

Daughters: Keziah BRENNAMAN, Elizabeth BARTHOLAMEW

Several grand children-- could not read names on film

Witness: John WILSON James G. MARSHALL


Testator: PEAK, Daniel Date: 4/17/1882 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Amy Daughter: Emily ALLISON Son-in-law: Alexander B. ALLISON Brother: William PEAKE Ward: Wilson McKINNON

Witness: Jonathan ALLISON, Jr. Daniel DONEHOO

Testator: CAMPBELL, James H. Date: 6/5/1882 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Isabel Daughters: Margaret TAYLOR, Levina J. HUDSON, Elizabeth YOUNG, Mary CAMPBELL, Nancy CAMPBELL, Clarinda E. FRESHWATER, Hannah G. MILLER, Virginia CAMPBELL Granddaughter: Anna Bell YOUNG

Witness: Thomas YOUNG T.C. CAROTHERS


Testator: MILLER, J. C. Date: 6/10/1882 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Ralph Cowl children: not named

Witness: John McDONALD Charles SCHAUBLE (SHAUBLE)


Testator: MARQUIS, Elizabeth Date: 8/7/1882 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Ebenezer Daughter: Julia Ann MONEYPENNY

Granddaughter: Caroline HOBBS

Witness: S. H. BAXTER Basil J. DORNAN


Testator: RICHARDSON, John Date: 10/25/1882 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisee: Wife: Mary

Witness: Joseph C. BELL John H. HOBBS


Testator: McWha, Robert Date: 10/25/1882 Place of Residence: Hollidays Cove, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Drusilla Daughters: Georgiann, Eliza Grandson: Robert LEE

Witness: John PATTERSON J. W. STEWART


Testator: JOHNSTON, Sarah L. Date:1/10/1883 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisee: Presbyterian Foreign Missions

Witness: J. M. STEWART William M. HAMILTON


Testator: MURRAY, William C. Date: 4/6/1883 Place of Residence: Poe District, Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Emily Daughters: E. J. MURRAY, Harriet N. SCOTT, Bertha WILHELM Grandsons: Samuel Edward MURRAY, William Hooker MURRAY

Witness: Cyrus BEALL Anderson SHAY


Testator: ASHBRIDGE, Mary Date: 5/23/1883 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Isabel ABRAMS Granddaughter: Mary ABRAMS

Witness: R. S. DOUGLASS William HOOPER


Testator: FLOWERS, Sarah J. Date: 10/1/1883 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: Hezekiah Son: W.H. Daughters: Mary Anne, Lizzie, Jessie, Samilda, Emma

Witness: W. B. GRAFTON W.H. FLOWERS


Testator: FOWLER, Richard Date: 12/7/1883 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha Ann Children: not named

Witness: A. S. ALLISON J. H. ALLISON


Testator: HOBBS, Emma L. Date: 2/15/1884 Place of Residence: Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John Marshall HOBBS, Oliver Ray HOBBS Daughter: Carrie

Witness: James G. MARSHALL E. WILSON


Testator: HAGER(?), Lawson Date: 5/31/1884 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary A.

Witness: W. PUSSY Robert MURRAY


Testator: SUTTON, William W. Date: 4/17/1884 Place of Residence: Ross Township, Jefferson Co., Ohio

Devisees: Wife: Jane Sons: Thomas B., George B., Robert W., Andrew

Daughters: Annie, Rebecca, Amy

Witness: James SHANE B. F. SMYTHE


Testator: MONEYPENNY, Thomas Date: 5/29/1884 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Julia Ann Daughters: Ann Eliza BARTON, Martha SNYDER, Mary BARTON, Melissa HALE, Margaret WILCOX Sons: Alexander, George W., William

Witness: A. D. McCARTY J. H. ATKINSON


Testator: MORROW, William Date: 6/10/1884 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Sons: Jesse, Clemans, Jerry Daughters: May, Lizzie

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON Silas CABLE W. L. CRAWFORD


Testator: NEELY, Catherine Date: 7/2/1884 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Frances A., Catherine A., Nancy, Lucy, Emma J., Sarah A., Mary L.

Daughter-in-law: Mary L. NEELY Sons: William, Samuel C.

Witness: William HEWITT J.W. REILLY


Testator: SANDERS, Benjamin Date: 5/2/1885 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Edward Lewis Daughter: Mary Jane ROBERTS

Granddaughters: Delphene MILLER, Cynthia Constance ROHL

Grandson: John SHUBROOKE

Witness: Robert MORROW William ANDERSON


Testator: CUMMINS, David Date: 10/6/1885 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Nephew: David C. GLASS Housekeeper: Mary REED

John LYON ? Friend: William Houge Niece: Ruth REED

Witness: Robert HERRON Anthony WYCOFF


Testator: ALLISON, Elizabeth Date: 11/?/1885 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: James Sisters: Sarah Melissa MINOR, Eliza PITTENGER

Brother: James B. MINOR

Witness: A. Mac FLANAGIN 1 other


Testator: CRAWFORD, John C. Date: 12/8/1885 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisee: Wife: Mary P.

Witness: Richard HOOKER W. M. LEE


Testator: BLACK, James Date: 4/17/1886 Place of Residence: Hanover Township, Washington Co., PA

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Sons: Samuel M., Thomas A.

Daughters: Eliza A. LAWTHERS, Sarah E. BLACK

Grandson: John C. ARNOLD Granddaughter: Dolly M. ARNOLD

John C. EATON ?

Witness: John HANLIN George F. HANLIN


Testator: DEEMER, Adam Date: 6/14/1886 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret Son: John F. Daughters: Amanda Jane HUNTER, Eleanor HOPPWOOD, Sarah MOORE, Charlotte W. REED Grandson: John A. GRETZINGER

Witness: J. M. RALSTON D. S. EVANS


Testator: BEALE, ???ggie Date: 8/17/1886 Place of Residence: West Union, Fayette Co., Indiana

Devisees: Husband: John Ruth CAMPBELL- relationship not given ?

Presbyterian Church of Hollidays Cove Mother: Drusilla McWHA

Witness: Van B. BAKER William BROWN


Testator: DEEMER, Margaret Date: 10/2/1886 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Margaret McKINLEY daughter of niece Rebecca

Nephews: Thompson ANDREWS, Nathan, Robert

Presbyterian Church of Tomlinsons Run

Witness: John F. DEEMER Vesta V. ALLISON


Testator: BRUNSON, Elizabeth Date: 11/3/1886 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: James Daughter: Martha Ann COCHRAN or her heirs

Step-daughter: Marthat Jane FERGUSON Grandson: Alfred E. FERGUSON

Granddaughter: Elizabeth COCHRAN

Elizabeth SUTTLE, Mary M. BRUNSON (nie) Westley F. CUNIKER ?

Witness: David L. EVANS Frank SILVERTHORN, John R. DONEHOO


Testator: BROWN, Charles Date: 12/6/1886 Place of Residence: Grand District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John H., Holmes Children of deceased son Alexander M.

Daughter: Eliza Ann, Mary F. BRENNAMAN, Martha BRENNAMAN, Nancy BROWN

Wife: Eliza Sons: William F., Robert B. Grand Children: Lucy B. SPIVEY, Hugh Holmes SPROULS

Witness: Watson S. JOHNSTON George BAXTER


Testator: PATTERSON, Robert Date: 1/?/1887 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Margaret

Witness: John H. ATKINSON John M. JOHNSON


Testator: HOBBS, George N. Date: 2/22/1887 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary J. Sons: W.A.?. HOBBS, George E. W. HOBBS, James F. HOBBS

Witness: A. Mac. FLANAGIN Samuel HOBBS


Testator: PITTENGER, Henry Date: 4/19/1887 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Rachel Grand Children: Lizzie CAMPBELL, Maggie WAGGONER, Anie WAGGONER, John WAGGONER, John WAGGONER, Willie WAGGONER

Witness: John P. MILLER John S. MILLER Abraham PITTENGER


Testator: CHAPMAN, Margaret Date: 3/19/1887 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: John C. Christian Missionary Convention Church of Jesus Christ of New Cumberland

Witness: Samuel H. CULLEN John CAMPBELL


Testator: PORTER, Elizabeth Date: 4/4/1887 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: James Moore PORTER, William David PORTER

Eliza, widow of deceased son Robert Daughters: Sepore, Fannie P. McBRIDE

Mary P. CRAWFORD - relationship not noted

Edwin Lewis PORTER, son of deceased son George McCandless

Elizabeth MCCandless PORTER, Emma Lewis PORTER, Leonora PORTER children of deceased son Robert.

Witness: John PORTER James PORTER


Testator: McWHA, Drusilla Date: 5/18/1887 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Daughter: Eliza J. BAKER Grandson: Robert McWha LEE

Witness: J. H. S. MINOR John W. MINOR


Testator: CARSON, James K. Date: 5/17/1887 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: David M., Mathew V., Martin Luther, Samuel H., John Mitchel, James M., William M. Daughters: Sarah WEST Anna SIMINS Grandson: James SIMINS

Witness: John C. Pugh A. Mc. FLANAGIN


Testator: BROWN, Ella W. Date: 5/20/1887 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sister: Anna L. BROWN

Witness: Joseph MOORE R. H. BROWN


Testator: STONE, Oliver F. Date: 5/28/1887 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sally

Witness: Thomas SUTOR Silas CABLE


Testator: CAMERON, John Date: 9/19/1887 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: James Daughter: Phoeba

Ann WILCOXEN Esther Jane JENKINS

Witness: Eleanor M. DONEHOO James M. SHAY


Testator: McDONALD, William Date: 11/1/1887 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Harriet Son: James Wilson

Witness: Jasper A. SMITH A. W. BROWN


Testator: MERCER, Levi Date: 1/7/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Alice Sons: Levi Dallas, Harry Grant, George E., William E., Andrew J.

and John Weatley Daughter: Mary E. PUGH

Witness: E. W. GEER A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: FREEMAN, Samuel D. Date: 5/24/1888 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Marie L.

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON J.L. FREEMAN


Testator: MARTIN, Jane Date: 4/11/1888 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Allison, James Daughter: Jane JACKSON

Witness: W. C. PUSEY John F. CUNNINGHAM


Testator: McCLOUD, Eleanor Date: 4/11/1888 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Benton, Alexander, Venoni, Daniel Daughters: Christina McCLOUD, Elizabeth WILCOXEN, Lucinda MORROW

Witness: Levi GARDNER John McC. TOPE


Testator: SPROULE, HUGH Date: 11/17/1888 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: H. Holmes, James W., Daniel D.

Daughters: Lucy B. SPIVEY, Eliza A. MAYHEW, Mary J. SPROULE, Delia R. SPROULE

Witness: Joseph S. POMEROY J. W. PLATTENBURG


Testator: BIGHAM, Mary J. Date: 8/13/1888 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Nephew: David McGill MARSHMAN Nieces: Mary MARSHMAN and Josa MARSHMAN

Presbyterian Foreign Missions Presbyterian Home Missions Presbyterian Committee on ? (not able to read) Western Treat Society

Witness: Annie J. IRWIN A. E. GORDON


Testator: ALLISON, Enoch W. Date: 9/8/1888 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary A. Sons: Burgess, Joseph, Enoch, Sherman, Columbus, 1 other

Daughter: Mary M. CONANT

Witness: A. Mac FLANAGIN John F. DEEMER


Testator: JOHNSTON, Elizabeth Date: 10/23/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sister-in-law: Isabel KIRK and Bertie Bell JOHNSTON her daughter

Charles ALLISON and children- Flora POMEROY, William ALLISON, Harry ALLISON, Agness OWINGS, Anna ALLISON, Nellie ALLISON

James ALLISON and children- William C., Mary Ellen, Sarah Isophene, Joanna, Anna Bell, Elizabeth

Lauretta ALLISON, daughter of Alexander (deceased) William ALLISON and Children-John A., Cassius, Agnes Brother-in-law: Thomas H. FOWLER and children- ALSON, McC., John, Sarah Isophene, Loretta, Mary Agnes, Ella Dora, and Elva Montana Children of Elizabeth Ellen McGELVARY (deceased)

Father and Mother

Witness: A. S. ALLISON A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: BUNTING, Alexander Date: 10/24/1888 Place of Residence: Grant Township, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Sons: Samuel, John, Oliver C. Sister: Nancy

Witness: James INGRAM J. W. RILLEY


Testator: ALLISON, Alexander Date: 11/3/1888 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth S. Sons: John Smiley, George, Alexander, William Morton

Daughters: Laura Ann, Vesta Virginia HUNTER, Emma Elizabeth

Grandson: Harry Alexander McMILLAN

Witness: Ephriam JOHNSTON James ALLISON


Testator: KNOX, John Date: 3/9/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Alonza, Albert H. Daughters: Mary HINDMAN and Susan GILMOR

Witness: D. M. GRIFFITH C.H. TAYLOR


Testator: WYLIE, Andrew Date: 5/14/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: United Presbyterian Foreign Missions United Presbyterian Church of Oakland Son: Daniel M. Daughters: Mary M. ARCHER, Isabela H. CAMPBELL, Jane E. FULTON, Teresy MAXWELL, Sami P. CRAWFORD

Witness: Joseph PETERSON D. S. FULTON J. Paul JONES


Testator: MARKS, Alfred B. Date: 5/16/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Agnes E. United Presbetyrian Congregation of East Liverpool, OH

Sons: S. Ferrel, James H. B. Daughter: Hattie 3 other children not named

Witness: H. HILL Hugh NEWELL


Testator: SHANLEY, William Date: 8/19/1889 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: James J., William P., Frank N. Daughter: Rebecca Jane MORROW

Witness: W.C. Pomeroy D. B. DRISCOLL


Testator: CHAPMAN, Alfred Date: 10/5/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: Thomas S., John B., William J.

Daughter: Barbary Helen SWEARINGEN

Witness: John CAMPBELL G. W. NEWMAN


Testator: BAXTER, Samuel Date: 11/14/1889 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Absalom, George L., Edmond C. Daughters: Mary E. SHANLEY, Damarise E. MARSHALL, Ruth A. HERRON, Hannah FOWLER, Rachel STEWART, Catherine ELDON, Ella V. BLACKBURN, Sarah M. BAMBRICK

Granddaughter: Rachel BAXTER

Witness: Robert LINDSAY A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: CASSIDY, Hepsibat Date: 12/19/1889 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John M., Robert F., H.A. Daughters: Sarah J. OWINGS, Maggie ?

Sarah- wife of son H. A. Grandsons: Lee L. and Lee D.

Witness: James C. EDWARDS 1 other


Testator: MERCER, Robert Date: 12/28/1889 Place of Residence: Grand District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Robert Garret, Elmer E., William J. Wife: Mary

Daughters: Mary M. ALLISON, Catherine V. HERRON, Sarah A.L. SWEARINGEN, Leulla STEWART, Dora Bell LEACH, Maggie Nora PATTERSON, Stella May MERCER, Rosella MERCER, Mary M. MERCER

Witness: Harry B. SMITH A. Mc. FLANAGIN


1890-1899

Note: 1896 is missing from microfilm

Testator: HUFF, Malhon Date: 5/15/1890 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: William K. Other children not named

Witness: George D. PROSSER William HUFF


Testator: O'BRIEN, James Date: 5/20/1890 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Sara Jane Sons: Owen, Joseph and Phillip

Granddaughter: Katie

Witness: John THOMPSON, Eliza IRWIN


Testator: RILEY, Enoch Date: 1/16/1890 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: William Henry, Daniel, Edward Enoch, Frederick James, and Frank L. Daughter: Mary E. ALLISON Grandsons: Joseph and Thomas BOYD

Witness: Jacob SHENKEL, H. R. HILL


Testator: ALLISON, Thomas Date: 1/8/1891 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: William Gardner, Samuel

Daughters: Mary BELL, Lucinda MARTIN, and Elizabeth VAUGHN

Witness: J. W. HOBBS James G. MARSHALL


Testator: HUFF, William Sr. Date: ?/8/1892 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Ruth Sons: Isaac and Samuel Daughters: Minerva WRIGHT, Sally GAMBLE, Polly COOK Children of deceased son William- Harry, Frank, Eliza

Witness: Frank W. STEWART A. J. SWEARINGEN


Testator: PUGH, David Date: 3/14/1894 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: Robert W. and Peter A.

Daughters: Elizabeth M. BROWN Sarah Ann SPIVEY

Witness: Anderson SHAY G. W. MARSHALL A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: YOUNG, Jane Date: 5/27/1895 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Edgar Young MILLER son of Morgan M.

Malissa MILLER wife of Morgan M.

Mary Jane MILLER daughter of John P.

Witness: R. ? PUGH and 1 other


Testator: FOWLER, Thomas W. Date: 1/3/1898 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Alson M. Daughters: Mary Agnes, Elvy BELL, Ella Dora ALLISON

James, Thomas, and Charlie FOWLER, Children of Eliz. FOWLER

Children of Isophene MARTINS

Witness: None


Testator: SCADDEN(?), Ann Date: 8/22/1898 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: William

Witness: S. F. PUGH Martha ?


Testaor: FOWLER, William B. Date: 11/4/1898 Place of Residence: East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH

Devisees: Wife: Ann Sons: John, Richard Patterson, Smith

Daughter: Sarah Elizabeth ALLISON Granddaughter: Alice L. McCONNELL

Witness: James HILBERT William HILL


Testator: ALLISON, Jonathan Date: 4/4/1899 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: Garret D., Hooker Winfield, James Harman, Milton Milroy, and Thompson Daughters: Sarah E. ROSE and Christina HOUGE

Witness: G. S. MARSHALL Richard S. ALLISON


Testator: HUFF, Malhon Date: 5/15/1890 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: William K. Other children not named

Witness: George D. PROSSER William HUFF


Testator: O'BRIEN, James Date: 5/20/1890 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Sara Jane Sons: Owen, Joseph and Phillip

Granddaughter: Katie

Witness: John THOMPSON, Eliza IRWIN


Testator: HOBBS, Eliza Date: 6/3/1890 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Mary Ella WARD, Matilda R. WISE, Lily Ann WILKIN

Sons: George R., Columbus, R. S. Grandchildren: Mary Frances HOBBS, Wilbur Arthur HOBBS, Watson Frederick HOBBS

Witness: W. A. SCOTT Charles CAMPBELL


Testator: PROSSER, Eli Date: 6/30/1890 Place of Residence: Green Township, Beaver Co., PA

Devisees: Daughter: Mary Susan PHILLIPS

Sons: B. R., Eli R., Harry, and McClain

Witness: W. H. S. THOMSON and 1 other


Testator: LINDUFF, Isaac Date: 9/9/1890 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: John Daughters: Alice Ann CAMPBELL, Mariah Jane MACKEY, Sarah Elizabeth TOPE Grandson: David Hunter

Witness: J. W. HOBBS, John BISHMAN, A. McC FLANAGIN


Testator: RILEY, Enoch Date: 1/16/1890 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sarah Sons: William Henry, Daniel, Edward Enoch, Frederick James, and Frank L. Daughter: Mary E. ALLISON Grandsons: Joseph and Thomas BOYD

Witness: Jacob SHENKEL, H. R. HILL


Testator: ALLISON, Thomas Date: 1/8/1891 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: William Gardner, Samuel

Daughters: Mary BELL, Lucinda MARTIN, and Elizabeth VAUGHN

Witness: J. W. HOBBS James G. MARSHALL


Testator: EDWARDS, Ruth Date: 1/26/1891 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: George W., James E., and Richard E. Daughters: Mary Ellen, and Amanda BEAUMONT

Witness: J. F. SWENEY Robert E. LINDSAY


Testator: CHAPMAN, John G. Date: 2/2/1891 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Nephew: John C.

Witness: ? ? MARSHALL Robert E. LINDSAY


Testator: POTTS, Mary Date: 3/5/1891 Place of Residence: ?

Devisees: Sisters: Susanna STEWART, Eliza J. LEACH, Nancy J. STROUD

Son: Orion A. Brother: John J. ANDREWS

Witness: A. J. SWEARINGEn W. J. HUFF


Testator: MESSER, Wells Date: 5/20/1891 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: John W. Daughter: Martha E.

Witness: E. D. MARSHALL D. M. CUNNINGHAM


Testator: SMITH, Buckner J. Date: 12/15/1891 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Jasper, Frank H., Harry D., Sobieski G., Howard H. and Charles E.

Wife: Rachel Amanda Daughter: Charlotte M.

Witness: George M. PORTER James LAMBERT


Testator: HOBBS, Leonard Date: 6/22/1891 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: John Marshall, Oliver Daughter: Carry

Witness: John W. HOBBS D. R. S. HOBBS


Testator: JOHNSTON, Thomas M. Date: 9/9/1891 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Sally Sons: Franklin, and Harry Daughter: Mamie

Witness: John S. OWINGS Silas CABLE


Testator: WARD, William Date: 9/29/1891 Place of Residence: Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Sisters: Kate GRIMES, Mary SNYDER, Eliza RANKIN

Brother: G. Hardin WARD & wife Mary

Daughters: Louise, Lenore LAWMAN, Mary E. HODKINSON, Matilda F. WHITAKER

Son: George H. Children of John (deceased son) Children of William H. (deceased son)

Witness: James LITTLE A. JOHNSTON


Testator: CAMPBELL, George W. Date: 5/2/1890 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Eliza J. Sons: Robert H., F. L., Oscar B., Howard N. , William S.

Heirs of deceased son G. F. Daughters: Mary K., Jennie E.

Witness: William NONNAMAKER J. H. ATKINSON


Testator: BOYLE, Thomas G. Date: 11/27/1891 Place of Residence: Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Sister: Jane M. Father and Mother: not named Friend: A. E. DAUM

Friend: Charles Edward POPE

Witness: None


Testator: PROSSER, Eliza C. Date: 11/4/1891 Place of Residence: Hamilton Town, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: Johathon

Witness: Burgess A. GEER, Lewis C. ORR, James W. CLARK


Testator: MORROW, James Date: 1/?/1892 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Children not named Brother-in-law James CUNNINGHAM

Witness: Ephriam BRICE Robert MORROW


Testator: JOHNSTON, George B. Date: 1/28/1892 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Watson S. and George N. Daughters: Caroline MARTIN, Laurinda INGRAM, Mary E. JOHNSON, Sarah L. JOHNSTON

Children of Harriett SAVAGE, deceased daughter Children of Eliza SIN CLAIR, deceased daughter

Witness: William McDONALD John M. BUNTING


Testator: HUFF, William Sr. Date: ?/8/1892 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Ruth Sons: Isaac and Samuel Daughters: Minerva WRIGHT, Sally GAMBLE, Polly COOK Children of deceased son William- Harry, Frank, Eliza

Witness: Frank W. STEWART A. J. SWEARINGEN


Testator: CAMPBELL, John B. Date: 10/7/1892 Place of Residence: Steubenville, Jefferson Co., OH

Devisees: Wife: Levina Brothers: Bartley, James and Archibald

Sister: Nancy PATTON

Witness: Mathew STEELE, Sr. Mathew STEELE, Jr.


Testator: DeSELLEN, Abram G. Date: 3/3/1893 Place of Residence: Saline Township, Jefferson Co., OH

Devisee: Son: Howard Chase

Witness: R. B. HEWITT James HEWITT


Testator: BEAUMONT, Judith Date: 3/14/1893 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Christiana G. BRANDON

Witness: W. H. ROBB Winfield JONES


Testator: SPROULE, Daniel D. Date: 8/28/1893 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Mother: Nancy D. Brother: James W.

Witness: R. S. DONEHOO D. E. MAYHEW


Testator: SWEARINGEN, Margaret Date: 10/4/1893 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Frank, John F., George, and Elmer Daughter: Josephene

Witness: John WILSON R. S. DONEHOO


Testator: STARR, Mary Date: 11/20/1893 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: M E Church of New Martinsville, WV

Disciple Church of New Cumberland, WV

Brother: John W. GOSNEY or his heirs Sister: E. R. WILLIAMSON

Virginia LANE, Virillia G. HAY, Ophelia MILLER (relationships not given)

Witness: P. C. McLANE William TEESDALE


Testator: GARDNER, James Date: 10/12/1893 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Levi, David, Samuel, James M.

Daughters: Eliza Jane CAMPBELL, Julia LOCKHART

Grandchildren: Sarah Dales CAMPBELL, James LOCKHART, Stella GARDNER, and Celia GARDNER

Witness: William ?, G. W. CALDWELL, Jacob CAMPBELL, M. G. KUNTZ, Freeman GRADY, J. M. BRADEN, L. McCARRELL, Henry PALARD


Testator: EVANS, Isaac Date: 1/2/1894 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Benoin D., William P. McC Wife: Ruth

Daughters: Rebecca M. SMITH, Sarah J. LOWERY

Witness: John CUNNINGHAM, James G. MARSHALL, Robert MORROW


Testator: MARSHALL, Mary Date: 1/?/1894 Place of Residence: Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Elizabeth RAINEY, Mary LANGFITT, Sylva LANGFITT, Elizabeth GLASS, Darla HINDMAN, Ada ADAMS, Mary E. LANGFITT, Carrie ? (may be sisters)

Benton LANGFITT, Jackson SNOWDEN, Ebenezer LANGFITT

Presbyterian Church of Fairview

Witness: W. W. WILSON S. G. POMEROY


Testator: DONEGAN, John Date: 3/13/1894 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Methodist Church of New Cumberland, WV

Methodist Protestant Church Foreign Home Missions

Witness: Arthur H. STEWART Hattie E. STEWART John SCOTT


Testator: SPIVEY, Nicholas Date: 9/3/1894 Place of Residence: Poe District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Kate Sons: William W. and Lon F.

Daughters: Jennie CAROTHERS, Mary SPIVEY, Eva COWAN

Witness: ?


Testator: EATEN, Levi H. Date: 9/3/1894 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: General Christian Missionary Convention, Cincinnati, OH

Witness: John S. SWANEY Nora HOUSEHOLDER


Testator: MORROW, Alexander Date: 11/28/1894 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Rebecca Sons: James, Edward and Robert Daughter: Phoebe

Witness: J. H. ATKINSON John H. JACOBS


Testator: PUGH, David Date: 3/14/1894 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: Robert W. and Peter A.

Daughters: Elizabeth M. BROWN Sarah Ann SPIVEY

Witness: Anderson SHAY G. W. MARSHALL A. Mac. FLANAGIN


Testator: McLAUGHLIN, Elizabeth Date: 1/12/1895 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: Henry Heirs of deceased son William

Daughter: Mary DUNLEVY

Witness: L. H. HUDSON J. C. MACKEY


Testator: GOPPERT, Frederick Date: 3/5/1894 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Louisa Sophia Sons: George, Frederick Jr., Adam Henry, and George Andrew Daughter: Katherine GRIM Grand children: Frederick Willima SCOTT, Clara Bell GRIM, Ferdinand GRIM

Witness: S. F. ROSE James BETZ


Testator: WILLIAMS, Henry M. Date: 3/10/1894 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Samuel B. and John H. Daughters: Ruth, Mary and Ellen

Witness: George BAXTER R. B. HEWITT Willaim HAWTHORN


Testator: MACKEY, Jane Date: 2/19/1895 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: David Brother: David Hunter Sister: Sarah Elizabeth TOPE

Witness: Owen SWEARINGEN Frank S. EVANS


Testator: HUDSON, John Date: 4/2/1895 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Brother: David Sisters: Jane & Leath

Witness: William WARWICK W. FRESHWATER


Testator: ANDERSON, William Date: 9/1/1894 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Kersin Sons: Lewis and George

Witness: Thomas H. RALSTON P. T. FRESHWATER


Testator: RODGERS, Mary A. Date: 4/3/1895 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Sons: Melborn S., George E., and Howard B. Daughters: Eliza J. STEWART, Clarissa McHENRY Grandsons: Benjamin H. STEWART and Heber M. STEWART

Witness: Caroline E. BLACKMORE James G. MARSHALL


Testator: TARR, Andrew Jackson Date: 4/4/1895 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Mary Anne Sons: John C., Wylie, Mason, Campbell, Peter, Casper

Daughters: Mary M., Sarah H., Agnes L. CROUSE Grandson: Harry TARR

Witness: William BROWN James McCONNELL


Testator: PORTER, Ann Eliza Date: 5/14/1895 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughters: Emma Lewis PORTER, Elizabeth DONEHOO

Grandson: Robert Porter DONEHOO Son-in-law: James C. DONEHOO

Nephew: Edwin Lewis PORTER

Witness: Daniel DONEHOO Daniel TAYLOR L. D. JUDD John L. GIBSON


Testator: YOUNG, Jane Date: 5/27/1895 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Edgar Young MILLER son of Morgan M.

Malissa MILLER wife of Morgan M.

Mary Jane MILLER daughter of John P.

Witness: R. ? PUGH and 1 other


Testator: RALSTON, George Sr. Date: 5/20/1897 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha Jane Son: Joseph M. Daughters: Nancy Virginia LYONS, Mary Bell WALTERS, Kizzia ANDERSON, Sarah Ann McCAUSLAND

Witness: Samuel N. NEELY G. G. RALSTON


Testator: GODWIN, Thomas Date: 5/21/1897 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha E. Sons: William, John, Thomas, Henry

Daughters: Emma L., Sarah Smith

Witness: C. S. MARSHALL E. CARSON


Testator: CUNNINGHAM, Alexander Date: 6/19/1897 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Alexander D. BELL, son of W. BELL Melissa WHITE-? W. BELL-?

Niece: Sarah Gibson CUNNINGHAM Eliza J. ? Relationship not given

Nephew: Robert James GIBSON Abel CUNNINGHAM, son of James

James, Frank and Oliver, sons of Abel

Witness: ?


Testator: McCULLOUGH, Samuel Date: ?/?/1897 Place of Residence: Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Brother: William G. Sisters: ? BLAIR and Lula BLAIR

Witness: Can not read (2)


Testator: GEER, ?rang Date: 11/14/1897 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Amanda Son: Charles A. Daughter: Margaret Elizabeth REBMAN

Witness: Elliott GEER George W. GREGORY


Testator: SMITH, Samuel Date: 11/27/1897 Place of Residence: Fairview, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: susan M. CARSON

Witness: A. G. RAMSEY W. H. MURRAY


Testator: CINNAMOND, Ann Date: 12/23/1897 Place of Residence: Knoxville, Allegheny Co., PA

Devisees: Son: Thomas Daughters: Sarah V. COWAN, Rebecca BRICE

Witness: A. J. GLENDENNING Charles A. KEAGES


Testator: FOWLER, Thomas W. Date: 1/3/1898 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Alson M. Daughters: Mary Agnes, Elvy BELL, Ella Dora ALLISON

James, Thomas, and Charlie FOWLER, Children of Eliz. FOWLER

Children of Isophene MARTINS

Witness: None


Testator: TRUAX, Jane Date: 4/4/1898 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Son: Charles S. Daughter: Mary A. CAMERON

Witness: None


Testator: CHAMBERS, James Date: 4/2/1898 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Joanna Sons: George B., David, and John C.

Witness: A. W. BROWN G. S. MARSHALL


Testator: CAMPBELL, Edward Date: 4/4/1898 Place of Residence: Clay District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Esther Daughters: 2 can not read

Witness: 4 can not read


Testator: COWL, John Date: 3/29/1898 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Ralph M, Wattman C., John, and William R.

Daughters: Mary BRENNAMAN, Sarah O. MILLER

Methodist Protestant Nessly Chapel

Witness: W. A. FLANAGIN E. FLANAGIN


Testator: CAMPBELL, John Date: 7/18/1898 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Emily L. Sons: William C., Basil J. Daughters: Emma B., Sarah Ann DOAK, Aletha Ann HERSHA

Witness: C. E. SMITH Daniel DONEHOO


Testator: McDONALD, William Date: 4/27/1898 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Martha A.

Witness: Allen E. McDONALD


Testator: GRIFFITH, Michal Date: 7/19/1898 Place of Residence: Butler District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Brothers: John N., William Sister-in-law: Eleanor

Sisters: Ella, Cora, and Lillian Presbyterian Church of Hollidays Cove

Witness: John C. DENNY Charles E. TAYLOR


Testator: SCADDEN(?), Ann Date: 8/22/1898 Place of Residence: Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: William

Witness: S. F. PUGH Martha ?


Testaor: FOWLER, William B. Date: 11/4/1898 Place of Residence: East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH

Devisees: Wife: Ann Sons: John, Richard Patterson, Smith

Daughter: Sarah Elizabeth ALLISON Granddaughter: Alice L. McCONNELL

Witness: James HILBERT William HILL


Testator: CAROTHERS, T. C. Date: 2/27/1899 Place of Residence: Hollidays Cove, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nannie L. Daughters: Maria P., Jennie A., and Annie L.


Testator: JONES, William A. Date: 2/27/1899 Place of Residence: Clay District,

Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Eliza Sons: Winfield and John Paul Daughters: Mary J. HOBBS, Martha HUDSON, Lucinda McINTOSH

Sarah SWEARINGEN, Prusia ROBB, Jemima SITHERSPOON

Witness: W. M. MURRAY A. FLANAGIN


Testator: ALLISON, Jonathan Date: 4/4/1899 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Nancy Sons: Garret D., Hooker Winfield, James Harman, Milton Milroy, and Thompson Daughters: Sarah E. ROSE and Christina HOUGE

Witness: G. S. MARSHALL Richard S. ALLISON


Testator: Nannie L. Date: 3/21/1899 Place of Residence: East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH

Devisees: Daughters: Hattie May, Ada N. ANDREWS, Dolly S. WHITE, Clara H. SMITH Disciple Church of New Cumberland, WV

Disciple Church of East Liverpool, OH Disciple Church of Wellsville, OH

Friends: Jack CURRY, Frank CURRY, Mrs. Thomas WIGGINS

Witness: W. J. CURRY Frank CURRY


Testator: JOHNSTON (or Johnson), Robert Date: 3/27/1899 Place of Residence: Grant District, Hancock Co., WV

Wife: Elizabeth Sons: Rhody, Thomas Reed, William Daughters: Mary E. DAVIS,

Maggie MACKALL, Ettie JOHNSON

Witness: Frank D. KERR M.D. George H. GALLOP


Testator: CLARK, Sarah Date: 3/3/1899 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Nannie HOOPER Children of decesed son James

Witness: A. H. STEWART Poe WRIGHT


Testator: GODWIN, Martha Date: 9/15/1899 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Daughter: Emma Lucus LYONS

Witness: J. W. JOHNSON O. S. MARSHALL


Testator: NEWMAN, George W. Date: ?/27/1899 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Wife: Amanda Daughters: Joanna SHETTERS, Margaret H. GROUNDS, Mary Genevie WARD

Witness: Henry F. SMITH A. F. WILKIN


Testator: BUCHER, John W. Date: 8/8/1899 Place of Residence: Riverside Co., California

Devisees: Wife: Alice W. Sisters: Mary and Alice

Witness: George A. BOYLE Horatio M. BOYLE


Testator: SMITH, Amanda M. Date: 12/5/1899 Place of Residence: New Cumberland, Hancock Co., WV

Devisees: Husband: Jasper A. Sisters: Martha W. MILLER, Elizabeth J. McLARA, Maggie S. STEWART Brother: Thomas Nephew: Ralph C. MILLER

Niece: Emaline Grier MILLER Presbyterian Church of No. America

Witness: Oliver MILLER 2 others



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