Will  of

 Rebecca  Trisler


Shelby County Indiana
Will Book 1, page 620-621

In the name of Benevolent Father of all, I  Rebecca Trisler  I give and devise to my beloved friends  Samuel Rouse  and  Nancy A. Roush,  John Miller,  Sarah Jane Miller,  and  Abraham Lincoln Miller  my three Grand children all my land, the farm which I own in Moral Township, Shelby County, Indiana, the East half of the North East quarter of Section nineteen (19) Township fourteen (14) North of Range six (6) East containing (80) Eighty acres more or less, the above named party all to be equally divided or sold and the money divided equally after paying all my funeral expenses, that is to be paid first before any division is made and my land, I will and bequeath to Nancy A. Roush and the bed clothes to be equally divided between Nancy A. Roush and Abraham L. Miller and if  John Miller is deceased without leaving any living children then the said John Millerís part goes to Abraham L. Miller. I do hereby nominate and appoint  George F. Walker  Executor of this my last will and Testament, hereby authorizing and empowering him to compromise, adjust, release and discharge in such manner as he may deem proper, the debts and claims due me.
I do also authorize and empower him if it shall become necessary in order to pay all debts to sell by private sale or in such manner upon such terms of credit or otherwise as he may think proper, all or any part of my real estate and deeds to purchase to execute, acknowledge and deliver in fee simple.
I do hereby revoke all former wills by me made in testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 4th day of December 1880.
Signed and acknowledged by said Rebecca Trisler as her last will and testament in our presence and signed by us in her presence. her

[signed] Reason Baker                               [signed] Rebecca X Trisler
[signed]   Otheo P. Hanson mark

State of Indiana, Shelby County, ss
Be it remembered That on the 12 day of August 1882 Otheo P. Hanson one of the subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing last Will and Testament of Rebecca Trisler, late of said County, deceased, personally appeared before Fred H. Chulden, Clerk of the Circuit County 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 4th day of December 1880 he saw the said Rebecca Trisler sign her name to said instrument of writing as and for her last Will and Testament and that this deponent at the same time heard the said Rebecca Trisler 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 Rebecca Trisler, and with her consent attested and subscribed by the said Reason Baker & Otheo P. Hanson in the presence of said testator, and in the present of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto, and that the said Rebecca Trisler 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.
                            [signed] Otheo P. Hanson
Sworn to and subscribed by the said Deponent before me Fred H
Cheuden, Clerk of said Court at Shelbyville the 12 day of August 1882.
                                        [signed] Fred H. Chulden, Clerk

In attestation whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name,
and affixed the seal of said court.                                   
                                        [signed] Fred H. Chulden, Clerk

State of Indiana, Shelby County ss

I Fred H. Chulden, clerk of the Circuit Court of Shelby County Indiana do hereby certify that the within annexed Will and Testament of Rebecca Trisler has been duly admitted to probate and duly proved by the testimony of Otheo P. Hanson, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, that a complete record of said Will and of the testimony of the said Otheo P. Hanson in proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded in Book 1 at Pages 620 & 621 of the Record of Wills of said County.
In attestation whereof I have herewith subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court at Shelbyville this 12 day of August 1882.
[signed] Fred H. Chulden, Clerk
            Circuit Court, Shelby County

Transcribed by Connie Shotts

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