I Elizabeth Kerr, of the county of Guernsey and State of Ohio, do make and publish this my last will and testament in the manner and form following. First, It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid.Second, I will and bequeath to James A. Patterson, my house and lot in Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and one hundred (100) dollars in money.Third, I will and bequeath to the Associate Synod that met in Xevia May 1865, of which Rev. Williamson is a member, one hundred dollars.Fourth, I will and bequeath to Andrew J. Patterson, fifty (50) dollars.Fifth, I will and bequeath to Archibald Paterson fifty (50) dollars.Fifth, I will and bequeath to my brother James McCunes heirs five dollars, 4th I will and bequeath to Joseph McCune fifty (50) dollars in addition to his divide that I willed to his father’s heirs, in case he really needs it, and which he cannot give it away, but it will go Mary and Jane Patterson, equally.Seventh, I will and bequeath to Mary and Patterson, sisters of James A. Patterson the balance of my effects and moneys equally between them, and in case either or both of them should die and not need their share, then it goes to James A. Patterson.Lestly, I hereby constitute and appoint John Bell to be the executor of this my last will and testament, and do ratify this my last will and testament and confirm the same, and do hereby revoke all former willsby me made, and make them null and void.
Signed published and declared by the above named Elizabeth Kerr as and for her last will and testament in presence of us who at her request sign our names s witnesses to the same.
John Bennett Aurthor D. Simpson
John Bennett and Arthur D. Simpson, being duly sworn in open court this 9th day of March A.D. 1866, depose and say that we were present at the execution of the last will and testament of Elizabeth Kerr, hereinto annexed; that we saw the said testatrix subscribe said will, and heard her publish and declare the same to be her last will and testament, and that the said testatrix at the time of executing the same was of full age, and of sound mind and memory, and not under any restraint, and that we signed the same as witnesses at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other.