The north east quarter of the north west quarter of section Seventeen (17) Township Eleven (11) North, and Range Seven (7) East; and ALSO, the North West Quarter of the North West Quarter of said Section, township and Range, EXCEPT forty (40) acres off of the entire west side thereof, containing in the lands so herein devised to her, FORTY TWO acres, more or less. I do hereby earnestly request of and enjoin upon my said daughter, Laura R. Coleman, to invest all moneys that shall come to her under the provisions of this will from my personal estate in a manner best calculated to the benefit and advantage of her estate; and to keep the land, so devised to her, in the best possible state of fertility, to keep all taxes and legal Assessment against the same, always fully paid to the end that said Real Estate may go to her legal heirs, unimpaired and undiminished in value so far as possible.
Item 6th: - I do hereby will and devise to my daugher, Gertie A. Amos, in fee
simple the following described real estate, in Shelby County, in the State of
Indiana, to wit
The House and Lot in and on which I now reside, on the East side of Tompkins St. South of Coalscott Street, in the City of Shelbyville, said House being now numbered as 850 on South Tompkins Street in said City; and ALSO, All of the land now belonging to me of the south end of the West half of the South East Quarter of Section Eight (8), in townShip Eleven (11) North, and range Seven (7) East, EXCEPT that part of said tract of land, which lies south of the Center of the Public Highway, running Easterly and westerly across the South end of said Half-Quarter-Section containing this tract of land, so hereby devised to my said daughter, Gertie, TWENTY TWO and Fifty-Hundredths (22.50) acres, more or less together with the barn erected thereon; And I do hereby earnestly request of and enjoin upon my said daughter Gertie, to invest all moneys coming to her from my personal estate, in a manner best calculated to the benefits and advantage of her estate; to keep the lands so devised to her in the best possible state of repair and fertility, and to keep the barn erected on said tract of land insured by an approved Insurance Company, as well as the buildings on her property in said city of Shelbyville, to the end that all said property shall descend to her heirs at law unimpaired and undiminished in value, so far as possible.
Item 7th: - In order to make the shares of my three daughters hereinabove in
this Will named, more (sharly?) equal in my Estate, I direct my said Executor
to pay out of my personal estate to my said daughter Laura Coleman, the sum
of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00), and to my daughter Gertie A.
Amos, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).
And I further direct in case there shall not be sufficient of my personal Estate to pay all debts and liabilities against my Estate, and, the bequests in this will provided for, then, and in such event, my said Executor shall, and I do hereby direct him, to take all rents and profits from my farm lands and my home residence in the City of Shelbyville, until the money arising from such rents with the personal assets from my estate and proceeds of the sale of said City property directed to be sold in Item 2nd of this Will shall be sufficient to pay all said Bequests and all said debts and liabilities.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this 12th day of December, 1912
Julia A. Hogue ( Seal )
The foregoing instrument was signed and sealed by the above named Julia A. Hogue, to us well known, and by her declard to be her Last Will and Testament, in our presence and hearing, this 12th day of December, 1912; and, at the same time and place, at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other, we, the undersigned, do herunto subscribe our names as witness to and of said Will.
O. L. Williams
Frank C. Sheldon
STATE OF INDIANA, SHELBY COUNTY, SS:
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 11th day of September, 1917, O. L. Williams, one of the Subscrbing witnessesto the withinand foregoing last will and Testament of Julia A. Hoge, late of Shelby County, Deceased, personally appeared before Cecil B. Collins, or 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 12th day of December, 1912 he saw the said Julia A. Hogue sign her name to the said instrument in writing as and for his last will and Testament; and that this deponent at the same time, heard the said Julia A. Hogue declare the said instrument in writing to be her last Will and Testament, and that the said instrument in writing was, at the same time, at the request of the said Julia A. Hogue and with his consent attested and subscribed by the said O.L. Williams, in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other, as 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.
O. L. Williams
Sworn to and SubScribed by the said O. L. Williams, before me Cecil B.
Collins Clerk of said Court, at Shelbyville, the 11th day of September 1917.
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 Circuirt Court of Shelby County, Indiana, do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of Julia A. Hogue has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the testimony of O. L. Williams one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a complete record of said Will, and of the testimony of the said O. L. Williams in proof thereof, has beenby me duly made and recorded in Book 7 at Pages 251, 252, 253, 254 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 11th day of September, 1917.
Cecil B. Collins, Clerk Circuit Court, Shelby County
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