Last Will and Testament
I, Margaret R. Schneider of the City of Shelbyville County of Shelby And
State of Indiana. Make and publish this my last will and Testament.
1. I direct that all my just debts funeral expenses and cost of
administration first be paid.
2. I will and bequeath to the Shelbyville Trust Company the sum of Five
Hundred ($500.00) dollars to be perpetually held in trust and to be loaned
out to the best advantage and the interest and accretions therefrom shall be
used to preserve and keep in proper condition and care for the lots and
graves where my father John N. Schneider and my mother Eva M.
brothers John G. Schneider, Henry Schneider and Louis Schneider and my grand
father John N. Schneider and John Bohlander are buried at Center grave yard
in Brandywine Township, Shelby County Indiana.
3. I direct that my Executor hereafter named shall purchase an appropriate
and genteel cemetery vase and placed the same between the grave of my sister
Katherine Mohr and myself and I hereby will and devise to the Forest Hill
Cemetery Company the sum of One Hundred (100.00) dollars to be held by said
Cemetery Company in perpetuity and loaned out and the interest to be used to
Maintain flowers in said vase.
4. I will and devise to the Shelbyville Trust Company as Trustee to hold in
trust the sum of Five Hundred (500.00) dollars for the use and benefit of
Morris Harold Trust the sum of Five Hundred dollars to be loaned out to the
best advantage and paid to him with the accretions when he arrives at the
age of Twenty One (21) years of age; except if he shall show a disposition to
take and education after he arrives at the age of Eighteen years then said
funds may be used to educate him, but if he shall die before he arrives at
the age of Twenty One years of the said fund is not exhausted in his
education any balance in the hands of said Trustee shall be turned over
paid to the organization of Kings daughters of Shelbyville Indiana
used for such charitable purposes in aiding the proof of said city as they
may see fit.
5. All the balance of my estate both real and personal of every kind after
reducing same to cash, I will devise and bequeath as follows.
6. The other half of the cash proceeds of my property real and personal I
will devise and bequeath to the relatives of my father, as follows: To the
descendants of my father's sister Dorothy Felig to take under the rules of
descent of the State of Indiana Residents of Jefferson County Indiana.
One half (1/2) part in value to my mothers, brothers, daughters who reside in
Germany and if they are dead then to their children or grandchildren to be
distributed under the rules of descent of the State of Indiana, such children
or grand children to take the share that their parents would have take of
living. Not knowing the addresses or whether all of said beneficiaries are
living I direct my Executor to write to one of said daughters Margaret
Nasiasth Estinbach Biekensal, Rhunefalz, Germany for the addresses of the
benefices under this clause in my Will. The name of my mother's brother above
referred as George Bohlander.
The said Dorothy Felig being dead it is my will that all of her heirs and
descendants shall have the above bequeath to be distributive to them under
the laws of descents of the State of Indiana the same as if said property has
been inherited from her.
I am not able to give the names of all of her descendants and therefore leave
their rights and kinship to be shown to the proper Court.
7. I nominate and appoint the Shelbyville Trust Company of Shelbyville,
Indiana as the Executor of this Will to carry out its provisions.
Dated this September 24th, 1913.
Margaret R. Schneider
K. M. Hood
Miss Florence Ives
Recorded Book 6
pages 369 to 374
October 6, 1913
Transcribed by Wanda
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