In the Name of God Amen. I, Jacob Zimmerly of Washington County & State of Virginia . . .
First it is my desire that my beloved wife Eve shall have sufficient maintenance and with a comfortable room in the lower story of my present dwelling house with all the house furniture now in my possession also one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid her by my executor whenever called for. The whole to be disposed of by her as she thinks proper if anything left at her decease to be divided amongst my children.
Also I give to my daughters namely Catherine Lower, Elizabeth Zimmerly, Eve Mombower, Mary Sanders, Margaret Booher, the sum of forty dollars each,
also I leave to my son Georges four children the sum of fourty dollars which is to be equally divided amongst them.
Also I leave to my Grand Daughter Susannah Zimmerly one bed and furniture one new saddle & bridle, one three year old heifer and one new spinning wheel.
Also my Daughter Susannah Shelby Equal share with the rest of my children.
Also I give to my son Jacob Zimmerly whom I likewise ordain the sole Executor of this my last Will & Testament all & singular my lands & tenements by him freely to be enjoyed by paying the sums above mentioned allowing him five years to pay the same.
And I do utterly revoke & disannul all & every former Wills & Testaments by me on anywise before named ratifying confirming this & no other to be my last Will & Testament. In Witness where of I have hereunto set my hand & seal this third day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & nineteen .
Jacob Zimmerle SS
signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us;
Joseph Gray jr,
Henry (his mark) Mumbower