The following descendant transcription was submitted by
of Damascus, MD for inclusion at the Genealogy
in Washington Co., PA web site in October 1999.
Will of George Kerns b. 11 Nov. 1799 d. 17 Sept. 1882
Know all men by these presents that I George Kerns of Donegal Township in
the County of Washington and state of Pennsylvania do make and publish this
my last will and testament hereby revoking all other or any other wills by
be heretofore made.
First, I direct that my funeral expenses shall be paid out of my estate and
should my beloved wife Mary survive me then and in that case her funeral
expenses shall be paid out of my estate.
Second, I give and bequeath all my estate real personal or mixed of which I
may die seized to my son Alex Kerns.
Third, I constitute and appoint T.C. Noble my executor to carry out the
provision of this my last will.
Signed and sealed this 4th day of March 1881 signed in the presence of the
persons hereunto subscribed as witnesses and in the presence of each other.
Signed George Kerns