Kirschmann / Cashman Wills





Will of Martin Kirshmann, Keshmon (or Cashman)



Books 1763-1914  1754-1976   Virginia County Court (Bedford County)

Will Book volume 3 page 40 Family History Library film number 1,941,023


Will of Martin Keshmon

Probated 25 June, 1804

Composed and witnessed, 17 April, 1804

Transcribed from the handwritten script by Gordon Bates


In the Name of God, Amen.  I Martin Keshmon of the County of Bedford and State of Virginia being weak and infirm tho in perfect sence and memory do make this my last Will and Testament in maner and form following. Viz. After my body is laid in the clay and all my just debts paid, I will and bequeath to my beloved wife, Agness Keshmon, all my Land and other Estates—Horses, Cattle and Hoggs, money and all and every other property that does remain after my Debts is paid to peaceably possess and enjoy during her life, then what shall remain of my Estate after my death I will it to be sold and the Money equally divided between my seven children: Namely, George Cashman, Catharine Buck, Martin Keshmon Jun., Mary Batesel, Christian Keshmon, Abraham Keshmon, Elizabeth Orunduff, to them and theirs forever. It is also my desire that my wife, Agness Keshmon and Isaac Sinclair Jun. Should be my Executors—In Witness whereof I have thereunto  set my hand and seal the seventeenth day of April One Thousand Eight hundred and four.


Martin   X    Keshmon      Seal

Teste

James Ripley

Presley Sinclair

Abner Petty


As a Court held for Bedford County at the Courthouse the 25th Day of June 1804—


This last Will and Testament of Martin Kershmon, deceased, was exhibited in Court and proved by the oath of James Ripley, a subscribing witness and continued for further proof and a Court held for said County the 24th day of September 1804—this will was further proved by the oath of Presley Sinclair another subscribing witness and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Isaac Sinclair, the Executor therein named, who made oath together with Alexander Simmons his Security entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the Penalty of Five Hundred Dollars conditioned as the Law directs Certificate is granted him for obtaining Probate thereof in due form.  Liberty being granted the other Executors to join in the probate thereof when he shall think fit.

Teste,   L. Steptae CBC

Will Books 1763-1914  1754-1976   Virginia County Court (Bedford County)

Will Book volume 3 page 40 Family History Library film number 1,941,023