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Will of Jacob Persinger



WILL OF JACOB PERSINGER, Shelby County Probate Court Record, A-562, filed Oct 12 1850, Will Record No 1, p. 313 (transcribed Nov, 1997 by Bev Bakos, Mtn. View, CA, from a copy of the original will secured from the Shelby County, Ohio Genealogical Society)


In the name of God Amen, I Jacob Persinger of the County of Shelby and State of Ohio, being of sound mind and memory, blessed, be Almighty God for the same) do make and publish this my Last will and testament.

I give and bequeath to my son William R. Persinger one wagon and gears that is in his possesion and the said, Wm R. Persinger, my son is to pay a note of one hundred dollars to C. L. Merrick. Also to Isaac A. Wilkinson, at my death, one Horse saddle and bridle which I now hold in my possession. Also a Note that I hold on the said Isaac A. Wilkinson for two hundred and twenty four dollars. This Note I am to make use of While I live or as much of it as I
need. I Bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Hollingshead Fifty dollars of the above note provided there is that much left at my death. Also to my daughter Ruth Wilkinson my Bedstead, bedd and bedding. Also my Books I give to be
divided among my heirs William R. Persinger, Elizabeth Hollingshead, Ruth Wilkinson and Barbara Nutt at any time they wish to make a division of said Books. Also I give and Bequeath at my death to my daughters Elizabeth
Hollingshead, Ruth Wilkinson, Barbara Nutt and Priscilla Persinger a certificate on the Cincinnati Lebanon and Springfield turnpike company it being six shares in said stock. Also the Loose property that I hold at Wm. R.
Persinger to be divided equally among the above named heirs. My funeral Expenses to be paid out of the above Named Note provided it is not all Expended before my death, if it is the Expense paid Equally by the above named heirs.

In testimony which I hereunto set my hand and seal and publish and decree this to be my Last will and testament in presence of the witnesses named below this twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord One thousand, Eighthundred and fifty.
/s/ Jacob Persinger (Seal)

Signed, sealed, declared and published by the said Jacob Persinger as and for his Last will and testament in presence____ who at his request and in his presence and in presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in presence of Each other have Subscribed our names as Witnesses, hereto
/s/ John M. Burditt residing in Shelby County
/s/ Jacob P. Wilkinson residing in Shelby Co

The State of Ohio Shelby County Court of Common Pleas of the term of October in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and fifty
Shelby County ___. The Last will and testament of Jacob Persinger late of said county deceased being produced before the Court for Probate. John M. Burdett
and Jacob P. Wilkinson subscribing witnesses thereto appeared in open Court and being first duly sworn do ___ and ___ that they saw the said testator sign and heard him acknowledge the said paper to be his true last will and testament that said Jacob Persinger was at the time of signing the Same of full age of Sound mind and memory and under no restraint. And that they signed said will
as witnesses at his request request
and in his presence.

Sworn to and published in open Court this 12th October 1850
/s/ John M. Burditt; /s/ Jacob P. Wilkinson


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