Book I page 113
The Last Will of Daniel Michael of Shelby Co. Ind. made this 27th day if August 1839
First, that all Just debts against him should be paid.
Second, that his real estate to remain unsold under the direction of Elizabeth Michaels, his wife while she remains a widow or until her death, then an equal division to be made among his lawful heirs.
Third, all personal property after the debts are paid are to be under his wife’s control and disposal.
Acknowledged in the presence of us on the above day. T. Q. Matthews (SEAL)
James Norvell (SEAL)
State of Indiana Shelby
Before me Sylvan B. Morris Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court and Ex-official Clerk of the probate court of Shelby County aforesaid personally came the above named T. Q. Matthews & James Norvell of said County, of lawful age and being by me duly sworn upon oath say that the foregoing is the last will and testament of Daniel Michael (since deceased) that the same was made in and during the last illness of the said Daniel Michael that he was of sound mind and disposing memory at the time of making the same and that the said Testator requested these deponents to bear witness to his said will and that the same was reduced to writing at the time of making the same and subscribed by these deponents in his presence on the day and date thereof.
Sylvan B. Morris Clerk
Recorded September 25th 1839. Milton Robins Recorder
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