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George W Blake

Birthdate: (67)
Death: February 1, 1863 (63-71)
Marshall County, WV, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Blake and Jane Blake
Husband of Sarah Blake; Rachel Blake and Mary Blake
Father of John B Blake; Sarah Blake; Jane Blake; Eliza Blake; Elizabeth Blake and 2 others
Brother of James Blake; Mary Winters; Nathaniel Blake; Solomon Alva Blake; Isaac Blake, II and 2 others

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About George W Blake

He served in the military between 1861 and 1863

in Company "H" 11th WV Infantry. He was

described as in 5 foot 10 inch Blue eyes Light Hair. He resided in Valley Run, Marshall County.

The Last Will and Testament of George W. Blake Sr. of Marshall County


I George W. Blake Sr. considering the uncertainty of this mortal life

and being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last

will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say first

I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Ann Blake one third of

all my personal estate goods and chattels of what kind and nature

[?]; and I further give and bequeath unto my said beloved wife the

use of one third of all my freehold estate whatsoever during her

widowhood or natural life. Second I will and bequeath to my son

George W. forty acres of the land on the side next to S. Hendersons

land running the whole length of said Hendersons line and for enough

west to make the forty acres. Third I will and bequeath that the rest

of my land be equally divided amongst my son John and daughters

Sarah, Jane, Lavina, Elizabeth, and the heirs of Eliza deceased. And

lastly, I will and bequeath that the rest of my personal property be

equally divided between my sons John and George W. and my daughters

Sarah, Jane, Lavina, Elizabeth and the heirs of Eliza deceased. I

hereby appoint S. Henderson the Executor of this my last will and

Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness

whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eighth day of

November in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and

sixty one.

George W. Blake X his mark

The above Instrument consisting of our [?] which was now here

subscribed by George W. Blake the testator in the presence of each of

us; and was at the same time declared by him to be his last will and

testament and we at his request sign our names hereunto as attesting


Wm. E. Parriott Residing in Marshall Co. Va

Thomas A. Crawford Residing in Marshall Co. Va

Virginia: County Court of Marshall County, April Term 1863

A writing purporting to be the last will and testament of George W.

Blake Sr. was this day fully proved by the oaths of Wm. E. Parriott &

Thomas A. Crawford the subscribing witnesses thereto is ordered to be

recorded. And on the motion of Samuel Henderson the person named as

Executor of said will who made oath according to law and together

with John Bell his surety who qualified

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George W Blake's Timeline

February 1, 1863
Age 67
Marshall County, WV, USA