Mathias  Deitzer
Will  Book  1

Shelby County, State of Indiana
Pages 340 & 341
              I  Mathias Deitzer  of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana do make this my last Will and Testament as follows, To wit: It is my wish that my Executor as hereinafter named as soon as he can after my decease pay and discharge all of my just debts, and such of my property that may remain after my debts are paid. I will and bequeath the same whether real or personal property to my beloved wife  Kunegunda Deitzer  to be for her sole use and benefit.
            It is my wish and I do hereby appoint and nominate my esteemed friend Conrad Schrader as my executor of this my last will and testament.
            In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty third day of May 1872. Mathias Deitzer (SEAL)
Attest:   Christian Weber         Joseph Levinson         Alfred Major



State of Indiana
Shelby County SS
 
            Be it remembered that on the 3d day of July 1872 Joseph Levinson one of the subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing last will and Testament of Mathias Deitzer late of said County, deceased personally appeared before me John Elliott Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Shelby county in the State of Indiana, and being duly sworn by the Clerk of said Court upon oath declared and testified as follows, that is to say that on the 23d day of May 1872 he saw the said Mathias Deitzer sign his name to said instrument in writing as and for his last will and testament and that this deponent at the same time heard the said Mathias Deitzer declare the said instrument in writing to be his last will and Testament, and that the said instrument in writing was at the same time at the request of the said Mathias Deitzer and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said Christian Weber, Joseph Levinson and Alfred Major in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said Mathias Deitzer was at the time of the signing and subscribing of said instrument in writing as aforesaid of full age (that is more than twenty one years of age) and of sound and disposing mind and memory and not under any coercion or restraint as the said deponent verily believes and further deponent says not. Joseph Levinson
            Sworn to and subscribed by the said Joseph Levinson before me John Elliott Clerk of said Court at Shelbyville the 3d day of July 1872.
            In attestation whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court
                                                                                John Elliott    Clerk (SEAL)



State of Indiana
Shelby County SS
            I John Elliott Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Shelby County, Indiana do certify that the within annexed will and testament of Mathias Deitzer has been duly admitted to probate and duly proved by the testimony of Joseph Levinson one of the subscribing witnesses thereto that a complete record of said Will and of the testimony of the said Joseph Levinson in proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded in Book No I at pages 340 & 341 of the records of Wills of said County.
            In attestation whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court at Shelbyville the 3d day of July 1872
John Elliott Clerk (SEAL)
Court of Common Pleas Shelby County
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