WILL OF APPLICATION
FOR PROBATE OF WILL OF James H. McBroom
of Donegal Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania,
JAMES H. McBROOM deceased,
and GRANT OF LETTERS TESTAMENTARY
the Register of Wills of Washington County, personally appeared Carrie McBroom
who being duly sworn says that James H. McBroom late resident of Donegal
Township, a citizen of U.S. died at 7:30 oclock p.m., on the 4th
day of April, A. D. 1933, leaving and estate of the estimated value of $20.00
personalty, and $600.00 realty, said real estate being located in Donegal
Township, Washington County, Pa., adjoining West Virginia State Line, Mrs. J.
C. Milholland & Son, Clyde Holmes,
W. F. Jones & Sons, containing 80 acres, more or less. Pittsburgh Coal sold.
The decedents legatess and devisees are as follows:
NAME RELATIONSHIP RESIDENCE
Carrie McBroom Widow Bethany,
W.Va., RD #1
Fay McBroom Daughter 346
Carl McBroom Son Bethany,
W.Va., RD #1
Maggie McAdoo Daughter West
Mildred Tanner Granddaughter 918 Center St.,
Marie McClelland 139
has not married and no children have been born since the execution of the will
offered for probate.
prays that the paper writing filed herewith dated 2nd day of
January, 1930, May be admitted to probate as the last Will and Testament of
said decedent, and to grant of Letters Testamentary thereon to Carrie McBroom
whose postoffice address is Bethany, W. Va., R. D. #1.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this Carrie
29th day of May, A. D. 1933.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA )
WASHINGTON COUNTY, )
And now may
29, 1933, comes Carrie McBroom who being duly sworn doth depose and say that
she will well and truly administer the goods and chattels, rights and credits
of James H. McBroom, deceased, to the best of her skill and judgment in strict
compliance with the law of this Commonwealth, mindful of the laws relating to
Sworn and subscribed before me this 29th Carrie
day of May, A. D. 1933.
I, James H. McBroom of Claysville,
Washington Co. Pennsylvania. being in good health declare this my last will and
testament, that is to say:
First. I give and bequeath to my wife Carrie McBroom. the one half of
all my real estate. the remainder of my real estate I give and bequeath to my
three children, Fay, Carl, and James. to share and share alike, they to pay my
daughter Maggie McAdoo, three Hundred dollars, ($300.00) My two grand
daughters, Mildred and Mare two Hundred each. ($200.00) the sheep consisting of
fifty three head, I give to my children, Fay, Carl, and James. McBroom.
I hereby appoint my Wife Carrie
McBroom Administratriks of this my last will and testament
In Witness whereof, I hereunto set
my hand and seal at Bethany, aforesaid., the second day of January, Nineteen
hundred and thirty. (1930)
Signed and sealed by said James H.
McBroom who at the same time published and declared the same as and fore his
last will and testament, in the presence of us who, in his presence and in the
presence of each other, and his request, have hereto subscribed our names as
Witnesses ) Lyle M. Gorby
( Jno W. Owens
) D. F. Jones
COUNTY OF WASHINGTON, SS.
OFFICE July 13, A. D. 1933
appeared Thomas N. Blair and A. Markley Barnes who, after being duly qualified
according to law depose and say that they are well acquainted with the
handwriting of James H. McBroom Deceased, Testator tot he foregoing will dated
Jan. 2, 1930, and the signature of said James H. McBroom is in his own proper
handwriting as they, the affiants, verily believe.
the subscribing witnesses are not now within the jurisdiction.
Sworn to and subscribed before me Thomas N. Blair.
the day and year aforesaid.
Aug. 2, 1933, It being adjudged that said will has been duly proved, It is
hereby admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded and Letters Testamentary
are issued to Carrie McBroom in said Testament named who was duly qualified.