In the name of God Amen I William Cole of the County of Crawford and State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament.
1st it is my wish that my debts if any should be should be* paid in full and the balance of my Estate consisting of a mare and buggy promisary notes and farm produce should when converted money be distributed as follows to wit:
To my son Barnet Cole the sum of two hundred dollars
To my son Daniel Cole two hundred dollars
To my son James Cole two hundred dollars
To my son George Cole two hundred dollars
To my son Samuel Cole one hundred and fifty dollars
And my daughter Martha Jones, one hundred dollars
And the balance if any remaining to be equally divided among my lawful heirs in equal proportions.
2nd And I do hereby nominate and appoint my sons Daniel Cole and George Cole executors of this my last will and testament and do hearby make all former wills by me mude.
In testimony whene of I have hereunto let my heirs and give this 13st day of August 1856
Signed and acknowledged by said William Cole as his last will of testament in our presence and signed by us in his presence:
William D. Sims