Will Book C, Page 508-509
Last Will and
Testament of Martha Boone
In the Name
of the Benevolent Father, I, Martha Boone, formerly Martha Bunt, being of sound
and disposing mind and memory and being mindful of the uncertainty of life and
of the certainty of death hereby make and publish this my last will and
testament herby revoking all wills by me heretofore made.
It is my will and desire that after my decease all my just debts and
liabilities be paid.
Item Two. I
will and bequeath upon the conditions herein after set forth to my beloved
husband Lucien Boone all the property of which I may die seized, real or
personal, including my eighty three acre farm in Halbert Township,
Martin County, Indiana, on which I now reside, subject to the following
he pay all my just debts and liabilities and the expenses of my last illness
That he have same for his own use and control only during his natural life and
during the time he remain a widower.
Upon the death of my said husband Lucien Boone, or upon his remarriage after my
decease it is my will that all property remaining in his hands which came to
him by virtue of this will shall at once descend to and vest in my daughter
Addie R. Sullivan or her heirs at law if she be deceased.
I hereby nominate and appoint William J. Strange executor of this will.
Whereof I have hereto set my hand this 27th day of January, 1925.
acknowledged by the testator as her last will and testament in our presence and
signed by us at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each
other as attesting witnesses this 27th day of January, 1925.
State of Indiana, Martin County,
Elmer Harding, Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came Carlos T.
McCarty, of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament
of Martha J. Boone, late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and being duly
sworn on oath say that he was present at the execution of said last will; that
the same was duly executed, that at the time of the execution thereof, said
testatrix was of full age to devise her property, of sound mind and memory and
not under any coercion or restraint, that said testatrix requested him to sign
said will as witness thereto, which accordingly did in the presence of said
testatrix and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto.
and sworn to before me, this 9th day of March, 1925.