Amount of Estate($90,000)
John m Barbara
Trustee: Jacob Ott
Will Of John Stover Abstract
Will Book L, pg 280
date 12 Dec 1820
Bequesthes to wife, Barbara during widowhood the Plantation on which I now live containing 673 acres with the Mills & Distillery and all appurtenances belonging. Also third part of Estate of my brother Joseph dec'd which I may be entitled to, being one sixth of his Estate.
Wife Barbara to have use all my Cattle, Hogs and Sheep, Farming Tools, household and kitchen furniture, China, Pewter & C.
My daughter, Fanny to be well taken care of, also my grandchildren, Philip Stover and Marilla Stover, children of my deceased son, Joseph Stover and his widow, Elizabeth Stover.
I appoint Jacob Ott Trustee in Trust for my daughter Fanny. After my wife's decease and should my daughter, Fanny die without issue, then the two grandchildren to have the entire Estate.
Friend, Jacob Ott to be guardian of my two grandchildren and Executro of my Will.
John Stover (Seal)
Witnesses: Philip Williams
At a Court held for Shenandoah County the 12th of Feb 1924. The Will
of John Stover was produced to the Court and proved by the oaths of the
Witnesses. Jacob Ott entered into Bond for the sum of $90,000 with Anthony
Spangler, Joseph Spangler, John Effinger and six others as his secutiry.
He was granted certificate for probate according to law.