Barbara E. Warble
I, Barbara E. Warble, at this time a resident of Shelby County Indiana, do
make and publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, hereby
revoking all former wills and codicils by me made.
Item One. I direct that all my just debts, expenses of last sickness and expenses
of funeral be paid.
Item Two. I give and bequeath to my son, George W. Campbell, the sum of one
thousand dollars ($1,000.00), also I give and bequeath to my daughter, Dora
E. Limpus, the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). These special
bequests are made in consideration of the extreme and extra burden of care
that I have been to said children at intervals.
Item Three I give and bequeath to my son George W. Campbell all my household goods
and provisions on hand, at the time of my death to have the same absolutely.
However it is my wish that my said son George W. Campbell permit my daughter
Dora E. Limpus and my son Charles M.. Campbell to each select some one
article of my household goods for a family keepsake.
Item Four.I will and direct that my executor, hereinafter named, shall, under
proper order of the Shelby Circuit Court, and upon the terms prescribed by
said Court, sell my real estate situate in Hendricks Township, Shelby County,
Indiana, and known as my home farm; Said Court shall appoint competent
appraisers to appraise said land and it is my wish that same be appraised at
its fair and reasonable market value and that my son, George W. Campbell, be
given the first right and opportunity to purchase said real estate at its
appraisement, should he desire to become owner of the same, and on the terms,
as to payments, presecribed by said Shelby Circuit Court.
And, in the event that my said son, George W. Campbell, shall not desire to
purchase the said real estate then my executor shall sell said real estate in
accordance with the terms of sale prescribed by said Court. Also, my
executor is directed to sell, under the proper order of the said Shelby
Circuit Court all my personal property not herein specifically disposed of,
Item Five After my real estate and personal property shall have been sold, as is
above provided, and the above bequests fully executed I direct that the funds
remaining by (sic) divided equally, share and share alike, among mychildren,
Charles M. Campbell, George W.Campbell and Dora E. Limpus.
Item Six. I constitute and appoint Charles M. Campbell, my son, executor of this
Witness my hand and seal, this 18th day of January, 1919.
Witnesses to mark Barbara E. x Warble ( SEAL )
George R. Tolen mark
The foregoing instrument, signed, sealed and acknowledged by Barbara
W. Warble as and for her last will and testament, in our presence, who, at
her request, in her presence and the presence of each other, have subscribed
our names as witnesses thereto this 18th day of January, 1919.
George R. Tolen
Lee B. Hoop
State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:
Be it remembered that on the 8" day of October A.D., 1919 the 3d judicial day
of the October Term of the Shelby Circuit Court in said year, come into open
Court John C. Cheney and prodces in Court an instrument in writing purporting
to be the last Will and Testament of Barbara E. Warble, deceased, and now
moves the admittance thereof to probate and record, and in proof of said Will
introduces George R. Tolen, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, who
being duly sworn by the Clerk of said Court, on oath, declare and testify as
follows, that is to say: That on the 18" day of Jan. 1919 he saw the said
Barbara E. Warble sign her name to said document in writing as and for her
last Will and Testament and that this deponent, at the same time, heard the
said Barbara E. Warble declare the said instrument in writing to be her last
Will and Testament, and that the said instrument in writing was, at the same
time, at the request of said Barbara E. Warble and with her consent attested
and subscribed by the said George R. Tolen and Lee B. Hoop in the presence of
said testator, and in the presence of each other, as subscribing witnesses
thereto, and that the said Barbara E. Warble 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.
George E. Tolen
Sworn to and subscribed by the said George E. Tolen before me Gordon
Thurston Clerk of said Court, at Shelbyville, Indiana, the 8" day of October
Gordon Thurston, Clerk Whereupon it is ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Cout that said
instrument in writing purporting to be the last will of Barbara E. Warble
deceased, is the last Will and Testament of Barbara E. Warble deceased, and
is hereby admitted to Probate and record in this Court.
Gordon Thurston, ClerkState of Indiana, Shelby County; SS:
I, Gordon Thurston, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County,
Indiana, do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of
Barbara E. Warble has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the
testimony of George R. Tolen one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a
complete record of said Will, and of the testimony of the said George R.
Tolen in proof thereof, has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 7 at
pages 432 & 443 of the record of Wills of said County.
In Attestation whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed
the seal of said Court, at Shelbyville, Indiana, this 8" day of October, 1919.
Gordon Thurston, Clerk Circuit Court Shelby
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