Shelby County Indiana
The Shelby Democrat
A small amount of damage resulted when an automobile owned by Raymond Courtney, of 109 Elliott street caught fire on east Washington street just east of the Public Square this morning.
Thursday, September 3, 1936
SHORT CIRCUIT CAUSES
AUTO TO CATCH FIRE
The still alarm was called at 11:40 o'clock. The fire was started by a shorted circuit in the wiring system of the car. The slight loss was not covered by insurance, it was understood.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Beneficiaries named in the will of the late Mary R. Courtney which was probated in the Shelby circuit court today are Barbettie Henry and Elizabeth Brown, of Shelbyville, and Rosa Sandefur, of Indianapolis.
Thursday, October 6, 1932
MARY COURTNEY WILL PROBATED
THREE TO SHARE ESTATE VALUED AT $1,700; BOND OF EXECUTRIX IS FILED.
NIECES ARE BENEFICIARIES
Bond of $3,400 was filed with the county clerk by Margaret E. Brown as executrix of the well[sic]. The estate, opened today, consists of $1,700 in personal property and included no real estate.
The will directs that all debts of the deceased be paid out of the estate; that $300 be given to Rosa Sandefur, niece of the testatrix, and that the remainder of the estate be shared equally by nieces of the husband of the deceased, Barbettie Henry and Elizabeth Brown.
M. O. Sullivan and Martha M. Sullivan were witnesses to the will, which bears the date of May 9, 1932.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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