Shelby  County,  Indiana
Courthouse  Records

Last  Will  and  Testament  of

Eliza  Jane  Orr

In  vacation

22nd day of August 1856
Be it remembered that the last will of  Eliza Jane Orr  was filed in the Clerks office of the Court of Common Pleas which will reads in the words and figuers[sic] as follows     to wit

Eliza Jane Orr  of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana do make and publish this my last well testament
      first I Direct that my Body be Interd in a Matalic Coffin and sutable head stones be erected to my grave with inscription       2nd   I direct that my Debts and funral Expences be first paid by my Executor.       third   I give and bequeth  Augusta C Deming     George Ann Orr     Julyett F McClure     Albert Cooper  and  Ezra[?] Howard  the Sum of fifty dollars Eash to be put at Interest by Executor Untill each of them arrives to the ages of twenty one years old if either of the above named person die before thay arrive to the age of twenty one years then there share to return to my heirs     fourth I give my Poney Mar to  Alexander V Cooper  him to take good care of the same     fifth   all the remaining property in money Clothes and Chattles I give Eaquley to my three sisters   that is to wit   Caroline Q Vanpelt     Harriet Howard  and  Margaret Cooper  Except thirty dollars to  Josephine Orr  to be Expended by my Executor for Clothes & notions and ten dollars to  Edwin Orr -- and I Do make and ordain and appoint  Hallack Vanpelt  my Executor of this my last will and testament in testimoney where of I  Eliza Jane Orr  the testatrix have here unto set mey hand and seal this 11th day of May 1856
Eliza Jane Orr     {{seal}}   
Signed sealed published and Declard by the above Eliza Jane Orr as her last weill and testament in the presents of us who have and In the presents of the testatrix and in the presents of Each other
Signed by       James Q Knight &
            Abraham Ogden
Transcribed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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