William Davis of Giles County, VA and Descendents:Information about Nancy G. Fortner
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Nancy G. Fortner (b. September 1886, d. 14 May 1964)Nancy G. Fortner (daughter of Charles S. Fortner and Permelia Ann Patterson) was born September 1886 in Wythe Co,VA, and died 14 May 1964 in Pulaski Co, VA.She married George M. Roseberry on 19 October 1915 in Wythe Co, VA.
Notes for Nancy G. Fortner:
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF NANCY G. ROSEBERRY
I, Nancy G. Roseberry, of Pulaski, Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do
hereby make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all
wills, or codicils to wills by me at anytime heretofore made.
FIRST: I direct that all my just debts be paid as soon as possible after my death.
SECOND: I give, devise and bequeath all of my property, both real and person, and howsoever
evidenced or wheresoever situate, to my husband, George M. Roseberry, during his lifetime,
and at his death, the real estate and so much of the personal property as has not been
expended by my husband, George M. Roseberry, during his lifetime, shall pass and descend
equally and jointly in fee simple to my two (2) stepchildren, Annabelle Roseberry Bane and
Charlie M. Roseberry, or to the survivor, if either of them should predecease me; that is to
say, should either of my said two (2) stepchildren die before I do, then the entire remainder
of my estate shall pass to the surviving stepchild, after the death of my husband, George M.
THIRD: In the event my husband, George M. Roseberry, should predecease me, then my entire
estate, both real and personal, and howsoever evidenced or wheresoever situate, I give,
devise and bequeath absolutely and in fee simple equally and jointly to my two (2)
stepchildren, Annabelle Roseberry Bane and Charlie M. Roseberry, or to the survivor, if
either of them should predecease me, that is to say, should either of my said two (2)
stepchildren die before I do, my entire estate shall pass to the surviving stepchild.
FOURTH: I nominate and appoint Charlie M. Roseberry as executor of this, my last will and
Given under my hand and seal this 29th day of July, 1952.
S/ Nancy X G.
Witnesses by: Mark
S/ John W. B. Deeds
S/ Sara G. Slaydon
S/ Eugene L. Nuckols
The above signature of the testatrix was made and the foregoing consisting of two pages was
acknowledged to be her last will and testament by said testatrix in the presence of us, three
competent witnesses, present at the same time; and we, the said witnesses, do hereunto
subscribe the said will on the date last above witten in the presence of the said testatrix
and of each other at the request of the said testatrix who was then of sound mind and over
the age of twenty-one years.
S/ John W. B. Deeds Address: Pulaski, Va.
S/ Sara G. Slaydon Address: Pulaski, Virginia
S/ Eugene L. Nuckols Address: Pulaski, Virginia
VIRGINIA: IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF PULASKI COUNTY, AUGUST 18th,
It appearing that Nancy G. Roseberry died on May 14, 1964, and at the time thereof, she was a
resident of Pulaski County, Virginia, and a paper writing signed by the said Nancy G.
Roseberry, dated July 29, 1952, and purporting to be her true last will and testament, having
this day been produced before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, Virginia, and
proved according to law by the oath of Eugene L. Nuckols, one of the subscribing witnesses
thereto, who was sworn and testified that the said Nancy G. Roseberry signed and acknowledged
said paper writing as and for her true last will and testament in his presence and in the
presence of John W. B. Deeds and Sarah G. Slaydon, the other subscribing witnesses being
present at the same time and in the presence of each other, where upon it is ORDERED that the
said paper writing be, and the same hereby is, established, probated and admitted to record
as and for the true last will and testament of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased.
On motion of Annabelle Roseberry Bain, the beneficiary under said will, the Executor named
therein having died, the Clerk doth appoint Alan D. Groseclose, Administrator, c. t. a. of
the estate of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased, whereupon, the said Alan D. Groseclose,
who made oath as the law directs and together with A. Dow Owens, as his surety, entered into
and acknowledged a bond of the penalty of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars, conditioned and
payable according to law, and certificate is granted the said Alan D. Groseclose for
obtaining probate of said will in due form and letters of administration are granted unto him
as Administrator, c. t. a. of the estate of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased.
Teste: Marvin G. Graham Clerk
VIRGINIA: IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY OF PULASKI
ESTATE OF NANCY G. ROSEBERRY, deceased
I, the undersigned, who this day qualified before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
County of Pulaski as Administrator, c. t. a. of the estate of Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased,
late of the County of Pulaski, Virginia, on my oath do say that I have made diligent inquiry
and that I believe the following to be a true and correct list together with the ages and
the addresses of the heirs of the decedent Nancy G. Roseberry who died testate on May 14,
LIST OF HEIRS
NAME APP. AGE RELATIONSHIP ADDRESS
Annie Fortner Lefler 70 Sister Pulaski, Virginia
Charles Fortner 48 Nephew Pulaski County,
Terry F. Fortner 42 Nephew Pulaski County,
Clyde Haga Nephew
Charlie Haga Nephew Pulaski County,
Frell Haga Nephew Pulaski,
Alan Haga 18 Grandnephew Pulaski, Virginia
Daniel Haga 16 Grandnephew Pulaski, Virginia
Annabelle Roseberry Bain 62 Beneficiary 4401 Harvard Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina
More About Nancy G. Fortner and George M. Roseberry:
Marriage: 19 October 1915, Wythe Co, VA.