Last  Will  and  Testament  of
Horace  Weaver

I   Horace Weaver  of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana make and publish as my last Will and Testament./a????

1.  At my death I will devise and bequeath to my wife Lucy E. Weaver all my property real, personal and mixed of every kind and character for the term of her natural life only.

2.  At the death of my wife all my property and its accumulations and acretions shall be sold and reduced to cash and dividied equally with all of my children after charging my daughter Luella Duckworth with an advancements of eight hundred dollars $800 and all my other children being made equal with her in the distribution of my estate.

3.  If any child shall die leaving a child or children then such child or children shall take the share of their deceased parent.

4.  If any child shall die without children then their share shall go to their brothers and sisters.

5.  I nominate and appoint  Frank Weaver and  Jesse Duckworth as Executors to execute and carry out the provisions of this will.  January 7th 1902.

Horace Weaver   (seal)  

Signed and acknowledged by the testator to be his last Will and Testament in our presence and signed by us as attesting witnesses in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other he further says that the enterlianations (?) of the name of  Lucy E. Weaver in said Will was made before same was signed by said Horace Weaver or attested by us.  January 7th, 1902.
Louis Hoover.
K. M. Hord

State of Indiana.
Shelby County. SS:
                    Be it remembered that on the 20th day of May 1911.  K. M. Hord one of the subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing last Will and Testament of  Horace Weaver late of said County deceased, personally appeared before Otto L. Coyle, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County in the State of Indiana and being duly sworn by the Clerk of said Court upon his oath, declared and testified as follows, that is to say that on the 7th day of January 1902. he saw the said Horace Weaver sign his name to the said instrument in writing as and for his last Will and Testamant; and that this deponent at the same time heard the said Horace Weaver, 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 Horace Weaver and with his consent attested and subscribed by, he said K. M. Hord & Louis Hoover in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said Horace Weaver 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.

Kendall W. Hord.

Sworn to and subscribed by the said Kendall W. Horal(*) before me, Otto L. Coyle, Clerk of said Court, at Shelbyville, the 20th day of May, 1911.
In Attestation Whereof I have hereunto subscribed myself and affixed the seal of said Court.
Otto L. Coyle, Clerk

Shelby Circuit Court
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 Horace Weaver, has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the Testimony of Kendall M. Horal(*), one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a complete recording of said Will and of the testmony of the said Kendall M. Hord is proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 6" at pages 27-28-29 of the second of Wills of said County.
          In Attestation Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court at Shelbyville this 20" day of May, 1911.
Otto L. Coyle, Clerk Circuit Court,
Shelby County        
Transcribed by Pat Lorentzen

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