In the name of the Benevolent Father of all:
I Jonathan Cabell of Pike Township, Stark County and State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and
First - It is my will and desire that my just debts be fully paid out of my estate
Second - I will and devise until my daughter BARBARA BELLKNAP and her husband B. S. Bellknap the
farm on which they now reside being lot number seven of the second quarter of the tenth township and
second range situate in Lawrence Township Tuscarawas County, Ohio to be used and occupied by them
during their respective life time; and at their death it is my will and desire that the said farm shall become the
estate jointly of such heirs of the said B.S. Bellknap and Barbara Bellknap as may be living at the time of the
death of both the said B.S. Bellknap and Barbara Bellknap
Third - I give and devise to my son JOSEPH CABELL lots number twenty four and twenty five in the town
of Sandyville and said County of Tuscarawas with the appurtenance thereunto belonging.
Fourth - I give and devise to my son DAVID CABELL the following premises situate in said township of
Pike being part of section number twenty eight in township number nine and range number eight
commencing on the county line between the counties of Stark and Tuscarawas at the South East corner of
said section thence west along the line of said county, or the line between the said counties one hundred and
sixty perches thence North forty five perches East one hundred and sixty perches thence south forty five
perches to the place of beginning containing forty five acres. Also one other tract of land situate in said
township being part of the South West quarter of section number twenty seven, township number nine of
range number eight beginning at the South West corner of said quarter section, thence East thence running
east one hundred and twenty rods thence North forty five rods thence West one hundred and twenty rods,
thence South forty five rods to the place of beginning.
Sixth - I give and devise unto my son SILAS CABELL the farm on which I now reside in said township of
Pike being the south west quarter of section number twenty seven township number nine of range number
eight accepting so much therefor I have by this will given and devised to my son David Cabell together with
the privileges and appurtenances these unto belonging. Providing never the less that in the event of my
beloved wife Elizabeth Cabell surviving me, the said Silas Cabell and his heirs is to escrow her the entire use
benefit and occupancy of said ??? farm during her life time provided she so long shall continue my widow.
Seventh - I give and devise to my son SAMUEL CABELL the following premises in said Township of Pike
that is to say all that part of the south east quarter of section number twenty seven township number nine of
range number eight of which I am ??? and seized being one hundred acres more or less with the appurtenance
Eighth- I give and devise unto my daughter MARY FLORA and her husband Daniel Flora lots number thirty
six and thirty seven in the tow of Sandyville in said county of Tuscarawas wit the appurtenances thereunto
Ninth - I give and devise unto my son BENJAMIN CABELL and my daughter ELIZABETH CABELL lot
number eighty six in the town of Bolivar and said county of Tuscarawas with the privileges and
appurtenances as thereunto belonging.
Tenth- I give and devise unto my beloved wife ELIZABETH CABELL in lieu of downer the use of the farm
on which I now reside also the use and benefit of all the residue of my estate both real and personal of which I
may be ??? at my decease so long as she shall remain my widow; and in the event of her remarrying it is my
will and desire that she receive out of my estate one bed and bedding, her wearing apparel, one cow and her
usual dining and kitchen furniture and an annual annuity of sixty dollars per year during her lifetime.
Eleventh I do hereby nominated and appoint my sons, Joseph Cabell and Samuel Cabell Executors of this my
last will and testament.
Twelveth - it is lastly my will and desire that the residue of my estate both real and personal shall at the death
of my beloved wife or immediately after her intermarriage be sold by my executors and the proceeds thereof
equally divided between my respective children or their heirs.
In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of April in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and forty five (1845)
Signed and acknowledged
by said Jonathan Cabell
as his last will and testament in
our presence and signed by us in his presence
Jos G. Tinker
|Probate Court of Stark County, Ohio - Case File No. 1226 OS