Last Will and Testament
Bennie F. Wilson
Clark Township, Johnson County, Indiana
3 November 1915
I,, Bennie F. Wilson of Clark township in Johnson County Indiana being of sound mind and memory make and publish this my last will and testament.
Item 1. It is my will and I hereby direct that my Executor herein after named pay all of my just debts, including the debts accrued by my last sickness and funeral expenses, and that said executor shall have my grave cemented and that he shall have erected at my grave a tombstone at a cost not to exceed seventy five Dollars ($75.00).
Item 2. If I shall die without getting married, or should I be a single man at my death, I will, devise and bequeath to my nephews Willie Postman and Basil Postman, they being the children of my sister Mi__ Postman the individed one half of all my property, real estate, personal property and mixed, after complying with Item one above.
Item 3. If I shall die without marrying, or should I be a single man at my death, I will, devise and bequeath, to my nephews Carvin Wallace and Wayne Wallce, the children of my sister Minnie Wallace, the other undivided one half of all of my property, consisting of real estate, personal property and mixed, remaining after complying with Item one of this will.
Item 4. If I shall die during the time while any or all of the above Legatees are minors, I hereby appoint Thomas H. Campbell to act as their guardian and manage the property herein willed to each of them until he shall arrive at the age of twenty one years.
Item 5. I hereby nominate and appoint Thomas H. Campbell as the executor of this my last will and testament.
Witness my hand this November 3d 1915.
/s/ Bennie F. Wilson
The above and foregoing instrument was signed by the above named Bennie F. Wilson
as his last will and testament in our presence and signed by us at his request as witnesses in his presence and in the presence of each other.
This Nove 3" 1915.
/s/ Robert E. Clark
/s/ Frank Campbell
Transcribed by Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen
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