Will  of
Amanda   J.  Mayhew

I  Amanda  J. Mayhew of the city of Shelbyville, Shelby County Indiana do make, disclose and publish the following as my last will and Testament.

Item 1.  I will and  direct that all of my just debts, funeral expenses, and the expenses of administration if my estate be first paid out of my personal estate of sufficient,

Item 2.  I will and bequest to each of the five children of my deceased brother Royal Mayhew the sum of Twenty-five dollars.  The said children being named  Matt Mayhew,  Watterman Mayhew,  Royal Mayhew,  Annie Bloom  and  Fanny the youngest child of my said brother who is married but I do not know her present name.

Item 3.  I will devise and bequest to my brother Edward  L. Mayhew, all of the residue of my estate both real and personal the real estate to be owned and held by him in fee simple.  And the personal property to be owned and held by him absolutely.

Item 4.  I nominated and appoint my brother Edward L. Mayhew as Executor of this my will.  In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16" day of October 1912.

  Signed  Amanda J. Mayhew ( seal ) 

Witnessed  by
Burton F. Swain  
Charles W. Cheney  

Book 6 pages 420 - 422
February 14, 1914.

Transcribed by Wanda                                       

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