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Wills from Luray, Page, County, Va
JENKINS, SALLIE - Will Book W-340 (Will) Son, Hubert Jenkins - ½ of ground to extend from Jos. Foster's line along the east end of my garden to the house in which I am now living, a straight line to Saml. Presgraves land. Daughter, Annie Clore - the house in which I now live ∓ the remainder of my land about one acre. My household ∓ personal property to my daughter, Annie ∓ my son, Hubert to be divided between them. Sallie Jenkins (X) her mark Witnesses - A. Broaddus, Joseph S. Foster Written - 15 Sep 1887 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 23 Apr 1894
JOHNSON, MAHLON - Will Book 7-336 (Will) Granddaughter, Blanch Neal ∓ her husband, John Neal - all my estate both personal ∓ real. Real estate consisting of a part of the tract of land I purchased from Jno. M. Woodward ∓ E. T. Brumback being the tract of land upon which I now reside - 10 acres. Except ½ acre of land in the tract along the line of Mrs. V. C. Miller which I have already sold to Frank Campbell ∓ Rosa Campbell his wife ∓ which is to be surveyed ∓ a deed made in the near future. The land bequeathed to my grandchildren includes the dwelling house, orchard ∓ spring but I reserve a water right to the said spring for any ∓ all persons to get water therefrom. Also I reserve a right of way across the land hereby bequeathed for the benefit of Wm. H. Marshall to get to his land from the road. My grandchildren mentioned above are to take care of me ∓ be good to me as long as I live. Mahlon Johnson (X) his mark Witnesses - B. F. Jenkins, I. S. Comer Written - 11 Jul 1914 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 20 Sep 1915
JOHNSON, WILLIAM H. - Will Book 9-261 (Will) My wife's name is Mary Johnson. My children by my wife, Mary Johnson at this time living are as follows: Blanche Oneil; Virginia Dalles; Rosa Campbell; Lester Johnson; Matthew Johnson; Clyde Johnson; George Johnson. Wife to have all my money in bank ∓ sole ∓ entire use of all the real estate. Upon her death the real estate be divided or sold ∓ the proceeds divided between my children or their heirs. William Johnson Witnesses - Katherine Northcott, C. C. Logan Written - 30 Mar 1914 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 02 Nov 1920
BROADDUS, A. - Will Book Z-78 (Will) After my death, executor to sell my horses, carriage, surrey ∓ all other personal property, household ∓ kitchen furniture except such as my beloved wife may choose to keep. As soon as a reasonable price can be secured for my residence property with the land adjoining it to be sold altogether or in parcels. Proceeds shall purchase a residence in Luray or elsewhere as my wife may wish. Residue of my estate divided equally among my children. A. Broaddus Executor - Son, John A. Broaddus Written - 18 May 1892 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 28 Jun 1898
BROADDUS, BETTIE C. - Will Book Z-259 (Will) Daughter, Lily B. Broaddus, $200.00. Residue of my estate, my beloved children - John A. Broaddus, Lily B. Broaddus, Eugenie B. Perry wife of A. H. Perry, Bessie Broaddus ∓ Lucy L. Broaddus. The share or interest of my daughter, Eugenie B. Perry is not to be held liable for the debts or demands due owing by her said husband or in any manner subject to his management or control. Shares of stock in the Page Valley Bank of Virginia, Luray, Virginia to my children. Deceased husband, Andrew Broaddus. Bettie C. Broaddus Executor - John A. Broaddus Witnesses - F. W. Weaver; J. C. Weaver Written - 09 Jan 1899 - Page Co., Va. Codicil - Pay to A. H. Perry - $100.00 for the benefit of my grandson, Roy Perry, infant son of A. H. Perry ∓ my daughter, Eugenie B. Perry. Gold Watch of my late husband, A. Broaddus be given to my grandson when he shall have reached the age of 18 years. Bettie C. Broaddus Witness - J. C. Weaver; F. W. Weaver Written - 09 Jan 1899 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 08 Apr 1899
BROADDUS, HAMILTON - Will Book X-82 (Will) I will ∓ direct that a line be run through the center of my tract of land from the line running S. W. to the line running N. E. I will ∓ bequeath to Martha A. Hill so long as she may live, the portion of land on the N. E. side of the line above mentioned ∓ to pass at her death to my five children if then living as follows: Annie A. E. Broaddus, Rosa B. Broaddus, Lydia A. M. Broaddus, Theodore F. Broaddus ∓ Casper J. Broaddus. I bequeath the southern part or that portion of land upon which there is no orchard to my son U. S. Broaddus who is to pay the tax that may be assessed on all or both pieces of land so long as he may live ∓ in the event he shall fail to pay the tax on said tracts of land as long as Martha A. Hill shall live ∓ at her death each party to pay their own, but should he so fail to pay before her death or any part of the taxes so levied then he is only to have, an equal share of 1/6 with the rest of my children as follows: Annie A. E. Broaddus now Johnston, Rosa B. Broaddus now Haines, Lydia A. M. Broaddus, Theodore F. Broaddus ∓ Casper J. Broaddus. Hamilton Broaddus (X) his mark Executor - T. C. Strickler Witnesses - J. F. Offenbacker; T. C. Strickler Written - 20 Jul 1894 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 25 Mar 1895
BROADDUS, JAMES R. - Will Book 12-427 (Will) Wife, Annie Broaddus - all my estate. After death of my wife - all my estate to my daughter, Mamie Broaddus ∓ she is to pay to my 4 sons, Lonnie Broaddus, John Broaddus, Ashby Broaddus ∓ Ernest Broaddus each $25.00 ∓ to my son Hubert Broaddus $5.00. I reserve the family grave yard on said land for the benefit of my family together with the right of ingress ∓ regress to ∓ from same by my family at anytime they desire to go to ∓ from same. James R. Broadus (X) his mark Executor - D. L. Kauffman Witnesses - F. A. Judd; A. T. Rickard Written - 31 Jan 1927 - Hamburg, Page Co., Va. Recorded - 27 Feb 1929 List of Heirs of James R. Broaddus - Will Book 12-428 - Recorded - 27 Feb 1929 Name Age Relationship Address Annie Broaddus 73 Widow Luray, Va. Lunnie F. Broaddus 53 Son Wheeling, WV. John J. Broaddus 52 Son Luray, Va. Ashby W. Broaddus 51 Son Unknown Hubert L. Broaddus 49 Son Luray, Va. Ernest B. Broaddus 44 Son Chicago, Ill. Mamie B. Broaddus 34 Daughter Luray, Va.
CYRUS, A. J. - Will Book 8-251 (Will) Personal property to be sold by my executors at public sale. My money deposited in Page Valley Bank be divided as follows: My niece's son, James Piatt of Philadelphia, Pa. - $60.00 Sisters, Lucy Broaddus of Hagerstown, Md. ∓ Sarah Lomax of Harrisburg, Pa. ∓ my brothers, Abraham Cyrus of Hagerstown ∓ my two nephews, John Cyrus of Luray, Va. ∓ Albert Lomax of Harrisonburg, Pa. ∓ three nieces, Mary Slater, Lucy Adams ∓ Mary Tims all of Luray all of these my sisters - all equal shares. A. J. Cyrus (X) his mark Executors - J. A. Hammer Witnesses - A. Jackson, Jno. H. Slater Written - 09 Dec 1917 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 15 Dec 1917
READMOND, STRAWTHER - Will Book J-278 (Will) Wife, Polly Readmond is to have all my personal ∓ real estate after my death so long as she shall live. After her death I will to Savian Madon, Adison Madon, Mary Cathern Readmond, John Arther Readmond ∓ Page Readmond ∓ George Madon Strawther Readmond (X) his mark Executors - Nathan Spitler, John Huffman Witnesses - Nathan Spitler, John Huffman, Samuel Lionberger Written - 03 Feb 1864 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 28 Mar 1864
REDMAN, CATHERINE - Will Book V-54 (Will) Real estate ∓ personal property to be sold at public auction ∓ my just debts ∓ burial expenses paid out of the proceeds ∓ then the remainder equally divided among all my children, Flora Blanche Middleton, Mattie Lee Redman, Hubert Lester Redman, Charles Othor Redman, Gracie May Redman, Harry Redman. Mary Catherine Redman (X) her mark Executor - George Bailey Witnesses - Thomas A. Somers, Solon M. Prince Written - 02 Apr 1890 - Page Co., Va. Recorded - 28 Apr 1890
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