Will and Testament
I, George W.
Hilligoss, of the city of Shelbyville Sbelby County, in the State of Indiana, being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this to be my last Will and testament, hereby revoking any and all others by me at any time heretofore made.
First, - I direct my Executor to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses out of the first money that may come to his hands.
Second, I give, devise and bequeath to my wife
Francis Hilligoss, all of my property, whether real, personal or mixed and wherever situated, for and during the term of her natural life, to hold, have and enjoy the rents, income and profits thereof for and during the term of her natural life and at her death all of said property, or such as may be substituted for said property thereof, shall go to and become the absolute property of my children living at that time or to the children of any of my children, who may be dead, such children of any deceased child taking that portion which would have been taken by their parent if living.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this Sixth day of October 1902.
George W. Hilligoss
Signed by said testator George W. Hilligoss in our presence and by him, declared to be the Last Will and Testament and signed by us as witnesses, at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, this sixth day of October 1902.
Woodville B. Kirk
Harry S. Downey
State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:
Be It Remembered, that on the 13" day of January A.D. 1913, the 19" Judicial day of the December Term of the Shelby Circuit Court 1912 come into open Court
Harry S. Downey and produces in Court an instrument in writing purporting to be the Last Will and testament of George W. Hilligoss deceased and now moves the admittance thereof to probate and record and in proof of said Will, introduces Harry S. Downey 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 sixth day of October 1902, he saw the said George W. Hilligoss 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 George W. Hilligoss declare the said instrument in writing to be his last Will and Testament and that the said instrument in writing was at the same time at the request of the said George W. Hilligoss and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said Harry S. Downey and Woodville B. Kirk in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto and that the said George W. Hilligoss 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.
Harry S. Downey
Sworn to and subscribed by the said Harry S. Downey before me Otto Coyle, Clerk of said Court at Shelbyville Indiana the 13" day of January 1913.
) Otto L. Coyle
Whereupon it is ordered, adjudged and decreed by this Court that said instrument in writing purporting to be the last Will of George W. Hilligoss deceased, is the last Will and testament of George W. Hilligoss 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 George W. Hilligoss has been duly admitted to probate and duly proved by the testimony of Harry S. Downey, one of the subscribing wintesses thereto, that a complete record of said Will and of the testimony of the said Harry S. Downey, as proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 6 at pages 249-250-251 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 13" day of January 1913.
Otto L. Coyle Clerk
Transcribed by Barb Huff
Shelby Cir. Ct. Shelby County
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