Last Will and Testament
Armilda J. Hughbanks
Witness my hand and Seal this 17th day of April, 1912.Item One, I direct and will that all of my just debts be fully paid.
Item Two, I will, devise and bequest unto Armilda Henry Girrard (sp?) daughter of my brother Frank Henry, the sum of One hundred dollars.
Item Three, I will, devise and bequest unto my husband, William Franklin Hughbanks all the residue of my personal property after the payment of my said debts and the bequest to Armilda Henry named in Item two (2) of this Will.
Item Four, I hereby will and direct that my executor hereinafter named shall sell and depose of my real estate known as the Sam Oldfield farm consisting of about fifteen acres and purchased from Harry Roth and after such sale shall have been made, I will, devise and bequest unto my sister-in-law Barbara Henry and her children, Opal Henry, Annie Jane Henry, Lettia May Henry and Edith Henry each the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) the whole aggregating the sum of $1,000.00 the same to be paid out of the proceeds of said sale.
Item Five, I will, devise and bequest unto my husband William Franklin Hughbanks the residue of the proceeds of said sale after the payment of the bequest of $1,000.00 the same to be paid out of the proceeds of said sale.
Item Six, I hereby give, will and devise and bequeath all of the residue of my real estate to my husband William Franklin Hughbanks for and during the term of his natural life, and for that term only and at his death I will devise and bequeath said real estate to my adopted son, Harry E. Hughbanks the same to be held by him for and during the term of his natural life and for that term only.
Item Seven, I hereby give, will, devise and bequeath the said residence of said real estate as mentioned in said Item Six to the children of said Harry E. Hughbanks, who are living at the time of the death of said Harry E. Hughbanks, share and share alike in fee simple provided that if any of the children of said Harry E. Hughbanks shall be dead at this time of his death, I will, devise and bequeath to the descendants of said descended child or children the share that their father or mother as the case may be, would have been taken under this Will and had he or she been living at the time of the death of my said adopted son, provided that if said Harry B. Hughbanks shall have no children or their or their descendants living at the time of his death then I will, give devise and bequeath said residue of said real estate to the children of my deceased brother, Willis Henry, to wit; Oral Henry, Annie Jane Henry, Letitia May Henry and Edith Henry and to Ruth Bogan the child which I got from the Guardian's Orphans' Home and to William Franklin Brooking and Frederick Brooking share and share alike in fee simple, provided that if any of said last named legatees shall be dead and have children living at the time of the death of said Harry E. Hughbanks or their descendants living at such times, then I will and direct that such children or their descendants shall take the share which their parent or grandparent at the case may be would have taken had he or she been living at such time.
Item Eight, I hereby name and appoint my husband William Franklin Hughbanks as my executor of this my last Will and Testament.
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