This is a transcription of the will of Jane McFarland of Rockbridge County, VA. A few changes in spelling and capitalization have been made, and punctuation has been added to facilitate reading, but the grammar and syntax of the document are original.
Rockbridge County Will Book 11 page 345
In the name of God, Amen. I Jane McFarland, widow of James McFarland deceased, being of sound mind and memory, but advanced in years and impressed with the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to dispose of my worldly affairs, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, viz.
At Rockbridge County Court 5th August 1850
The last will and testament of Jane McFarland deceased was produced in court, proved by the the oaths of Robert Morrison and John W. Paine, subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded.