Last  Will
Elvira  J. Wolf

I,  Elvira J Wolf  do make and publish this my last will hereby reworking all wills by me heretofore made.

Item One,  I will that all my just debts and fun (short for funeral?) expenses be first paid.

Item Two,  I hereby devise and bequeath to the surviving children of my late husband  Dr. Jacob G. Wolf  viz Alma W. Six,  Agnes Bennett,  and  Julia Puntenney  the undivided three fourths part of all my real estate the same being the residence property now owned and occupied by me in the town of Morristown, Shelby County, Indiana, and being particularly described in the deed executed to me by William M Six Administration etc, and recorded in deed record 123 page 125 in the recorder's office of said county the same to be held in equal shares by devises as tenants in common with one another and with Pamela Wolf and  Clyde Wolf  to whom hereby devise and bequeath share and share alike the remaining one fourth of said property.  I also devise and bequeath  to the parties above named the sum of eight hundred and seventy five dollars to be divided among them in the same proportion named above for the share of above said real estate.
          I hereby direct that the executor of this will shall as soon as convenient after my decease execute to said devises in deed resting the title of said property in said devises in conformity to the foregoing provision.  The taxes that are assessed against said real estate at the time of the execution of said deed shall be probated the Executor paying the share notably accumulated up to the said date of said deed and the balance to be paid by the devisees.

Item Three,  I hereby will and bequeath all the residue of my estate share and share alike to my two brothers, John Cusden Robinson, and  Jesse William Robinson, and my sister Sarah Jane Hidriant except that before said division is made my executor shall surrender to said Sarah the obligation I hold against her evidencing the advancement of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars to her and shall also pay to her the sum of One Hundred dollars.  It is my will that in making said division she shall not be required to account for said advancement now from said one hundred dollars. I have advanced to my brother John the sum of Seven Hundred fifty dollars and to my brother Jesse the sum of  Eleven Hundred fifty dollars.  I hold their notes evidencing said advancements.  It is my will that in dividing my estate said notes be treated as advancements and that my brother shall account for the same as such.

Item Four,  I hereby nominate and appoint my brother, John C Robinson Executor of this will.  I request that he shall not be  required to execute any bond.  I give to him power to collect, compromise, or compound all claims due my estate to sell, assign, and transfer the same according to his discretion without applying to Court for orders or authority in reference thereto and to sell any property not herein specifically devised either at private or public sale, with or without notice and on such terms as his judgement approves. November 26th 1910

Elvira J Wolf

          This foregoing will was signed by the testator Elvira J Wolf in our presence this the 25th day of November 1910 and at her request we sign the same as witnesses thereto in her presence and in the presence of each other day and date as last above written.

William M Pierson     
James Fanley Hargrove

State of Indiana, Shelby County SS
          Be it remembered that on the 11th day of April AD 1913, the 59th judical day of the February term of the Shelby Circuit Court in said year, come into open Court John C. Robinson and produces in court an instrument in writing purporting to be the last will and testament  of Elvira J Wolf are eased and now moves the admittance thereof to probate and record and in proof of said will introduces William M Pierson 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 25th day of November 1910 he saw the said Elvira J Wolf sign her name to said instrument in writing as and for her last will and testament, and that the deponent at the same time, heard the said Elvira J Wolf declares the said instrument in writing to be her last will will and testament and that the said instrument was at the same time at the request of the said Elvira J Wolf and with her consent attests and subscribed by the said William H Pierson  and  James Fenly Hargrove in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto and that the said Elvira J Wolf was at the time of the signing andsubscribing  of said instrument in writing as aforesaid of full 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.

William M Pierson

          Sworn to and subscribed by the said William H Pierson before me Otto L Coyle Clerk of said court at Shelbyville, Indiana the 11th day of April 1918.

Otto L Coyle Clerk

Whereapon it is ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said instrument in writing purporting to be the last will of Elvira J Wolf deceased is the last will and testament of Elvira J Wolf deceased and is hereby admitted to probate and record in the 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 Elvira J Wolf has been duly admitted to probate and duly proved by the testimony of William M Pierson one of the subscribing witnesses thereto that with complete record of said will and of the testimony of the said William M Pierson in proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded in book 6, of pages 311 of the said wills of the said county.
         In attestation whereof, I have hereinto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court of  Shelbyville, Indiana the 11th day of April 1913. 

Otto L Coyle Clerk                
Circuit Court Shelby County  ( Seal )

Transcribed by Cindy Snyder

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