In the name of God, amen. I Rebecca Likens of the county of Frederick and
State of Virginia being sick and weak of body but of sound mind and disposing
memory calling to mind the great uncertainty of human life and being disirous of disposing of all such worldly estate as it has pleased Almighty God to bless me with do, in order to that effect hereby make this my last will and
testament giving and bequeathing the same in manner & form following that is to say,
1st. It is my will and desire that my executor hereafter mentioned shall out of the money hereafter mentioned and appropriated for that purpose pay and discharge all my funeral expenses.
2ly. I give and bequeath unto my son-in-law William Rankins all my notes and bonds of every nature whatsoever out of which is to be defrayed my said funeral expences.
3ly. I give and bequeath unto my said son-in-law William Rankins and my daughter Ann Rankins all my land which lies in the said county of Frederick and which in bounded by the lines of Christian Crum Senr. and others to them and their heirs forever.
4th. I give and bequeath unto my nephew William Rankins Junr. my desk to be possesed by him forever.
5th. I give and bequeath unto my nephew Samuel Rankins my chest freely by him to be possessed.
6th. I give and bequeath unto my niece Nancy Rankins my bed and bed clothes to
be possessed by her forever.
7th. I give and bequeath unto my niece Maria Rankins all my pewter to be possessed by her forever.
8th. I give and bequeath unto my niece Rebecca Lock my brass kettle arm chair to be possessed by her forever.
9th. I give and bequeath unto Richard Ridgway and Jonas Ridgeway equally to be possessed or divided between them by sale my single plated stove.
10th. I give and bequeath unto my son William Likins one hundred dollars to be paid him by my said son-in-law William Rankins.
11th. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Pheoby Ingle fifty dollars to be paid her by my said son-in-law William Rankins.
12th. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Marsh fifty dollars also to be paid her by my son-in-law William Rankins.
13th. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Rankins all my wearing appearal also all and every other piece of property not already disposed of in several desures
And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my said son-in-law William Rankins sole executor of this last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling all other or former wills heretofore made by me.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this twenty fifth day of January in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen.
Signed sealed published and declared heras and for the last will and testament of the above named Rebecca Likens before us the subscribers who was requested to sign it by said Rebecca Likens as witnesses thereto
Rebecca X Likens
Geo. M. Seevers