Last  Will

Philip Colclasier

Deed Book 60 page 153
Philip Colclasier  of the County of Shelby & State of Indiana being of sound mind and memory but considering the uncertain of life and certainty of death do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking void all other wills by me made

First I devise that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of the first money that may come to the hands of my Executor and as to my worldly estate that it has pleased God to intrust me with after the payment of my just debts I dispose of in the following manner

1st I give my daughter  Sarah  my Ranger Colt

2nd I give my son  John C. Freemont  my Rifle gun

3rd I give and bequeath to my beloved wife if she survives me the use of all my Estate both Real and Personal during her natural life after her decease the whole of my estate both Real and personal be equally divided between my children the heirs of my body share and share alike

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of May 1861
                Phillip Colclasier             His   X   Mark (SEAL)
Attest H. B. Kitchell Jonathan Copple

            Recorded January 21st 1876 at 10 o’clock AM A. Robins R.S.C.

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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