The following transcription and submitted by Jentami Feldhaus of Selma, Oregon
for inclusion at the Genealogy
in Washington Co., PA web site in August 1998.
Will of Jane Marshman
Know all men by these presence that I Jane Marshman, now of Canton
Township Washington County Pa. do make this my last will and testament.
First I will that all my just debts be paid.
Second I will and bequeath all of my real an personal property to my
daughter Mrs. Anna B. Jenkins my property consisting of one house and
lot in Claysville Pa. My furnature now in use by me and Two hundred and
ninety five ($295.00) dollars now in the hands of Francis M. White of
tahe State of Indiana, to which I set my hand and seal this the Twenty
Eight day of July, 1897, in presence
Witness Jane Marhsman (seal)
John W. Kelly
County of Washington,ss:
Register's Office, Nov. 6, A.D. 1900
Personally, appeared George M.Kelly who after being duly qualified
deposes and says that his is well acquainted with the handwriting of Dr.
John W. Kelly, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Last
Will and testament of Jane Marshman deceased, dated July 28, 1897, and
that the signature of John W. Kelly to said Will is in his own proper
handwriting as he the said affiant verily believes.
Also that said witness is now deceased.
Sworn and subscribed before me } Geo. M.Kelly
this 6th day of November A.D. 1900 }
W.C. Robison }
County of Washington,ss:
Register's Office Nov. 7 A.D. 1900
Personally appread, U.B. Foster one of the subscrbing witnesses to the
foregoing last will and testament of Jane Marshman, deceased, and on his
solemn oath did say that he was present, and did see and hear Jane
Marshman, deceased, the testatrix therein named, sign, seal; publish and
declare that at the doing thereof she was of sound, disposing mind,
memory, and understanding, to the best of the affiants knowledge and
Sworn and subscribed before me
the day and year aforesaid. }
W.C. Robison } U.B. Foster
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
Personally appeared bedore me, W.C.Robison Register for the Probate
of Wills tc, in and for the County of Washington John Jacobs who after
being duly qualified according to law deposes and say, that Jane
Marshman late of Canton twp died on the 31st day of Oct. 1900 at the
hour of 2 o'clock,P.M.
Sworn to and subscribed before }
me, this 6th day of Nov. 1900 } John Jacobs
And now Nov. 7,1900 It being adjudged that said Will has been duly
proved it is admitted to probate and recorded.