Last  Will  and  Testament
of
Sara  J.  Shore

          Know all men by these presents that I  Sara J. Shore,  being of sound mind, do hereby make and declare the following to be my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all former wills at any time heretofore made by me.

Item 1. I will and direct that all my just debts, including my funeral expenses, the expenses of my last sickness and the expenses of the administration of my estate under this will be paid by my Executrix hereinafter named from any money that may be available for such purpose out of my estate.

Item 2. I have provided for my beloved nephew, Landy Williams  and his child or children, by deed of conveyance to him and his child or children of a house and two lots in the town of Flat Rock, Indiana, this day executed and have arranged that the same shall be delivered to him upon my death, and for that reason I make no provision for him in this will.

Item 3. I will, devise and bequeath all the residue of my estate real and personal of which I may die seized and possessed as follows:

I will, devise and bequeath to my beloved sister  Missouri E. Schutt  the one fifth part and share thereof; I will, devise and bequeath to my beloved brother  John Shore  the one fifth part and share thereof; I will, devise and bequeath to my beloved sister,  Edith McCalip,  the one fifth part and share thereof; I will, devise and bequeath to my beloved sister  Frances McKay  the one fifth part and share thereof; and I will, devise and bequeath to the four (4) children of my deceased sister  Addie Clark, -- Florence,  Stella,  Marie  and  Phoebe,  who are now all married share and share alike; the one fifth part and share of such residue above mentioned.

Item 4. I will and direct that, in order to make such division and distribution mentioned in Item 3 above, my Executrix of this will shall sell all my real and personal property and convert all of the same into money, and make such distribution of the said shares and parts as devised and bequeathed in Item 3 above in cash.

Item 5. I hereby nominate and appoint my sister Frances McKay as Executrix of this my last will and testament.

          In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22nd day of January, 1919.

Sara J. Shore (Seal)


          The foregoing instrument is this day signed and declared by the above named Sarah J. Shore to be her last will and Testament in our presence and is hereto signed by us in her presence and in the presence of each other and at here request as attesting witnesses thereto.

This January 22nd 1919.

Lucinda Dickman
Albert F. Wray




State of Indiana
Shelby County, SS:
          Be it remembered that on the 10th day of February, A.D., 1919 the 31st Judicial day of the January Term, of the Shelby Circuit Court in said year, come into open court Wray & Sullivan, attorneys and produces in court an instrument in writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Sarah J. Shore, deceased, and now moves the admittance thereof to probate and record, and in proof of said Will introduces Albert F. Wray, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, who being duly sworn by the Clerk of said Court, on oath, declares and testifies as follows, that is to say: That on the 22nd day of January, 1919 he saw the said Sarah J. Shore, sign her name to said instrument in writing as and for her last will and testament; and that this deponent, at the same time, heard the said Sarah J. Shore 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 Sarah J. Shore, and with her consent attested and subscribed by the said Albert F. Wray and one Lucinda Dickman in the presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other, as subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said Sarah J. Shore, 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.

Albert F. Wray


Sworn to and subscribed by the said Albert F. Wray before me Gordon Thurston, Clerk of said Court, at Shelbyville Indiana the 10th day of February 1919.

Gordon Thurston, Clerk


Whereupon it is ordered, and judged and decreed by the Court that said instrument in writing purporting to be the last will of Sarah J. Shore, deceased, is the last will and testament of Sarah J. Shore, deceased, and is hereby admitted to probate and record in this Court.

Gordon Thurston, Clerk



State of Indiana
Shelby County, SS:
          I, Gordon Thurston, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Indiana, do hereby certify that the within annexed will and Testament of Sarah J. Shore, has been duly admitted to probate, and duly proved by the testimony of Albert F. Wray one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a complete record of said Will, and of the testimony of said Albert F. Wray, in proof thereof, has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 7 at Pages 373 and 374 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 Indiana, this 10th day of February, 1919.

Gordon Thurston, Clerk   ( Seal )
Circuit Court Shelby County
Transcribed by Linda Bianchi

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