Will and Testament
Filed March 7, 1911
Otto L. Coyle
Clerk Circuit Court
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I, Nancy E. Murphy, of Shelby County, Indiana, hereby make, publish and declare this to be my last Will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by me.
Item 1 I direct that all my just debts, my funeral expenses and the expenses of my last sickness be first paid out of my estate.
Item 2 I give and bequeath to my son Louis M. Murphy
the sum of ten dollars
Item 3 I give and bequeath to each of my grandchildren, Vanison Gorrell
and Velma Gorrell the sum of five dollars.
Item 4 I give and bequeath to my husband Charles Franklin Murphy
all the residue of my personal property to be his absolutely.
Item 5 I give and devise to my said husband Charles Franklin Murphy
all the real estate of which I may die seized, to be held by him for and during the term of his natural life, and the remainder thereof in fee I give and devise to my following named children in equal shares, towit:
Lois Isley, Flava Miller, Walter Murphy, Daisy Schmoe
and Harry Murphy.
Item 6 I hereby constitute and appoint George W. Burry
as executor of this will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of February, 1911.
Nancy E. Murphy X
The foregoing instrument was signed, sealed and acknowledged by the said Nancy E. Murphy as her last will and testament in our presence who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names hereto as witnesses, this 13th day of February, 1911.
Chester A. Spurlin
Wilbur W. Israel
Transcribed by Barb Huff