of Indiana, County of Shelby
4 April 1895
After all my just debts are paid and my funeral expenses to be paid out
of my my first money left for paying my debts.
I give and devise to my beloved wife Louisa Bradley, all of my Real and
personal estate. The real estate I
hereby give and devise to my said wife, is the new residence I now own and
occupy, in Fairland, Ind., and all the buildings and improvements on the lots
therewith connected, and all other real estate that I may own at the time of my
decease. And I also give and devise
to my said wife, all the personal estate of which I may be in possession at the
time of my decease, consisting in stock of horses, cattle, hogs, and all other
kinds, and all poultry of all kinds, and all household goods, all the furniture,
all provisions and all other goods and cattles, of which I may be in possession
at the time of my decease.
And I further devise that my said wife shall have the right to dispose of
all the real and person estate, any time prior to her decease, as she may think
I hereby give and devise the right to my said wife, to keep the said
property that I have ~ bequeathed tohere, and to so manage the affairs and
interest of the same, as she may think just and right to herself and the
children ~ that are our offspring.
As my said wife and I have lived so long together and I have every
confidence in her capacity and good judgement and that she will manage and so
conduct the estate that I have hereby given and devised to her
is the reason I have done so.
I hereby revoke all former wills by me made.
In testimony hereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 4th
day of April 1895.
(seal) Daniel Bradley
Benjamin W. Bass
Robert N. Smith
State of Indiana, Shelby County SS
Be it Remembered, that on the 30th day of October term of the Shelby Circuit Court in said year come into open Court Robert N. Smith and produces in Court an instrument in writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Daniel Bradley, deceased, and now moves the admittance thereof to probate and record and in proof of said Will introduces Robert N. Smith 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 4th day of April 1895 he saw the said Daniel Bradley sign his name to said instrument in writing as and for his last Will and Testament, and that this deponent at the same time, heard the said Daniel Bradley declare the said instrument in writing to be his last Will and Testament and that the deponent and instrument in writing was, at the same time, at the request of said Daniel Bradley and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said Benjamin W. Bass and Robert N. Smith, in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto and that the said Daniel Bradley was at the time of the signing and subscribing of said
instrument in writing of aforesaid of ull 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.
Robert N. Smith
Sworn to and subscribed by the daid Robert N. Smith before me Otto
L. Coyle, Clerk of said Court at Shelbyville, Ind. the 30 day of October 1912.
Otto L. Coyle, Clerk
Whereupon it is ordred, adjudged and decreed by the court that said
instrument in writing purporting to be the last Will of Daniel Bradley deceased
is the last Will and Testament of Daniel Bradley, deceased, and is hereby
admitted to probate and record in this court.
Otto L. Coyle, Clerk
State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS.
I, Otto L. Coyle, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Indiana,
do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of Daniel Bradley
has been duly admitted to probate and duly proved by the testimony of Robert N.
Smith one of the subscribing witnesses thereto that a complete record of said
Will and of the testimony of the said Robert N. Smith in proof thereof has been
by me duly made and recorded in Book 6 at pages 205-206 and 207 of the records
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 30th day of October 1912.
Otto L. Coyle ~ Clerk
Circuit Court Shelby County
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