Last Will and Testament
Jesse Scott, deceased
I, Jesse Scott of Shelby County Indiana, hereby make my last Will and testament.
First. I give and bequeath to my wife Nancy Jane Scott all of my property,
Real and Personal and mixed of Evry (sic) discription(sic) to have and to
hold as long as she shall remain my widow.
Second. Now if the Said Nancy Jane Scott my wife marries then this will to
be void and her rights and titeals (sic) to seace (sic) in said estate.
Third now if the said Nancy Jane Scott my wife remains my widow until Death
then all of said property boath (sic) and personal shall go to my leagl (sic)
heirs to have the same in fee simple absolute in eaqual (sic) share and share
Fourth. I heareby (sic) appoint Morgan Scott Executrix of this Will.
The said Morgan Scott Executrix is hearby (sic) appointed to rent the ground
Colect (sic) said rent and to haveplenty (sic) of wood in the shed do the
milking orhave (sic) it done to see to the fatning (sic) of hogs and seeing
the same Butchered and the same cared for and cured for proper use and to
have full charge of all of said Estate and Property so long as my wife
remains my widow and pay all taxes all dockter (sic) bills all debts and that
she has theproper (sic) person to to (sic) stay with he (sic) so that she
will not be alone and cared fore (sic) in all necessarys of life.
Subscribed by the said Jesse Scott in our presance (sic) and by him declared
to be his last will and attested byus (sic) a s (sic) such in his presence
and in the Presence of each other this seventh day of May 1903.
William Cooper Ferdinand Treon.
STATE OF INDIANA, SHELBYCOUNTY, SS:
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 17th day of September, 1917 Ferdinand Treon,
one of the subscribing witnesses to the w ntin (sic) and foregoing will and
Testament of Jesse Scott, deceased, late of said County, personally appeared
before Cecil B. Collins, 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 May, 1903, he saw the said Jesse Scott sign his name to the said
instrument in writing as and for his last Will and Testament; and this this
(sic) deponent at the same time, heard the said Jesse Scott 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 Jesse
Scott and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said Ferdinand
Treon in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other as
subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said Jesse Scott 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, ad (sic)
the said deponent verily believes, and further deponent says not.
Sworn to and subscribed by the said Ferdinand Treon before me, Cecil B.
Collins, Clerk of said Court, at Shelbyville, the 17th day of September, 1917.
( SEAL ) In ATTESTATION WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed
my name, and affixed the seal of said Court.
Cecil B. Collins, Clerk Shelby Circuit Court.
STATE OF INDIANA, SHELBY COUNTY, SS:
I, Cecil B. Collins, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Indiana,
do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of jesse (sic)
Scott, deceased, has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the
testimony of Ferdinand Treon one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a
complete recordof (sic) said will, and of the testimony of the said Ferdinand
Treon in proof thereof, has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 7 at
pages 259 and 260 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, this 17th day of Sept. 1917.
Cecil B Collins, Clerk Circuit Court, Shelby County.
In the Matter of the Last Will and Testament of Jesse Scott, deceased.
The undersigned Nancy Jane Scott, surviving widow of Jesse Scott, deceasd,
late of Shelby County, Indiana, who died testate and whose last will and
testament has been duly admitted to probate and record in the Shelby Circuit
Court of said County and State, and which is recorded in Will record 7 onpage
(sic) 259 in the Clerk's office of said county, hereby makes and declares (
her election to take and accept the provisions made by said will in her favor
in lieu ofher (sic) statutory right as such widow in and to one third on the
lands of which he (sic) husband died siezed, and which statutory right in all
the propertyof her said deceased husband, real and personal, in consideration
of the provisions of said will for her and by her accepted as aforesaid, is
hereby relinquished and released.
Nancy Jennie (sic) Scott
State of Indiana, Shelby County SS: Before me the under signed personally
appeared Nancy Jane Scott widow of Jesse Scott deceased, and the foregoing
election by her to take and accept the provisions of the last of her deceased
husband as therein set outhaving (sic) been read to her she acknowledged that
she signed and executed the same as her voluntary act and deed.
Witness my hand official seal this 9" day of October 1918.
( SEAL ) Albert F. Wray
My Commission Expires Notary Public
Mch. 12, 1921
Transcribed by Pat Lorentzen
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