1988 surprise, could not qualify as Trustee under the Will of Harold A. O'Connell. Can we see the document(s) that prevented the qualifying? Would it be what the lawyer fixed?
1986.06.20 (certificate of qualification as trustees)
COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
Circuit Court of Fairfax County
CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION
State of Virginia
County of Fairfax, to-wit: Fiduciary No. 21840
I, WARREN E . BARRY, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Fairfax, Virginia, the same being a Court of Probate and of Record and having a seal, do hereby certify that it appears of record in my office pursuant to law that ANTHONY M. O'CONNELL & HERBERT ANDERSON HIGHAM have been duly appointed TRUSTEES under the Last Will and Testament of : HAROLD A. O'CONNELL and that they have qualified as such by taking the oath presctibed by law and by entering into and acknowledging a bond in the penalty of EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY TWO. THOUSAND
Dollars, wlthout surety.
I further certify that the said appointment and qualification is still in full force and effect and has not been revoked.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto
set my hand, and affixed the seal of said Court
hereto, at Fairfax, Virginia this 20th day of June, 1986
WARREN E. BARRY., CLERK
By Patricia L(?) Moat
1988.04.21 (Deed written by Edward White but apparently not recognized that it is written by Edward White, in part)
"Whereas by Deed of Partition recorded in Deed Book 4026 at Page 454, the property was reconveyed to Harold A. O'Connell as to an undivided one-half interest and to Jean M. O'Connell, as to an undivided one-half interest, whereas, Harold A. O'Connell died testate May 26, 1975, and by his Last Will and Testament recorded in Will Book 201 at Page 96, devised his interest to his executor Anthony M. O'Connell, Trustee; whereas Anthony M. O'Connell, Trustee, could not qualify and Herbert A. Higham, Trustee, was appointed to act in his place and stead.