Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, September 3, 1936
Page 2
          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.
          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
Thursday, October 6, 1932
Page 1
          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.
          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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