Deed Book F, p. 267
Last Will and Testament of
I William Boggs of Sugar creek township Shelby county in the state of Indiana do make and publish this my Last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made: First I direct as to such worldly estate as it has pleased God to invest me with be disposed of in the following manner
To Wit: I direct first that the Land herein after described be given to my beloved wife Mary Boggs during her natural life.
I do give and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary above mentioned all that tract or parcel of Land lying and being in Shelby county State of Indiana, Sugar creek Township. Bounded and described as follows beginning on the East line of the North East Quarter of section No twenty four in township No thirteen North of Range five sixty poles south from the North East corner of s[ai]d Quarter section running West one hundred and twenty eight poles thence North ["North" is crossed out] East one hundred and twenty eight poles thence North to the place of beginning.
I also direct that all my personal estate be at my death the property of the sd Mary Boggs my beloved wife during her natural life.
I further direct that at the death of my beloved wife Mary the land above described and personal estate above mentioned become the property of my beloved daughter Lydia Boggs in consideration of the Love and affection which I bear to her and her comfortable maintenance.
I also give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter Jane McPherson formerly Jane Boggs Two dollars and fifty cents. Also I further give and bequeath to my beloved son Joseph F. Boggs the sum of two dollars and fifty cents, I further direct that the sum of two dollars and fifty cents be given to my Daughter Sally Morgan formerly Sally Boggs, as also I do give and bequeath to my two other daughters Mary Hopper and Betsy Morgan formerly Mary Boggs and Betsy Boggs the sum of two dollars and fifty cents each for the love and affection which I bear to them. These several sums to be paid at any time when demanded after the death of my beloved wife Mary.
I further direct that my beloved son Joseph F. Boggs be Executor of my Last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal: this 30th of June 1835.
Sworn to and subscribbed before me at my office in Shelbyville the day and year aforesaid.
Continued from Book F. Page 268
Sylvan B. Morris, Clerk P.C.S.G. Ind
Recorded Oct. 26th 1837, M. Robins Recorder
Source: FHC microfilm 1403460, Shelby County Deed
Submitted by: Kathryn Young
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