Will Book C, Page 517
Last Will and Testament of Frederick Hacker
I, Frederick Hacker, being of sound mind and disposing
memory, do hereby make my last will and testament. Hereby revoking and
cancelling any will or device heretofore by me made.
I will and
direct that as soon after my death as it can be done by my executor that all my
just debts, and funeral expenses by paid.
the faithfulness and loving care and help that my beloved wife Anna Hacker has
all along during our married life given me, and being mindful of her love and
affection for each and all of our children, and having complete confidence in
her justness and fairness to each of said children, which said children are
John Conrad Hacker, Margareite Goler, David Hacker, Mary Neukam, Sophia
Kreitzer, Anna K. Hacker, and Zenobia Harker, I will and give to my said wife
Anna Hacker, all property that I may die seized of, both personal, reel [sic] and mixed, to have and to hold in
her own right, and to do with as she may see fit.
will and direct that my beloved wife Anna Hacker, be appointed executor to
execute this will, and that she be not required as is provided by law to give
bond as such executor.
at Shoals, Indiana, this the 13th day of June, 1923.
Signed in our presence, and we signed this will in the
presence of the testator and in the presence of each other. And we further
state that the testator declared the above will to be his last will and
testament in our presence and hearing, and requested us to sign said will as
attesting witness. This the 13th day of June, 1923.
Gwin, Simon Hacker.
State of Indiana, Martin County, SS:
Elmer Harding, Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came Simon Hacker
and Fabius Gwin, two of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will
and testament of Frederick Hacker late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and
being duly sworn on oath say that they were present at the execution of said
last will; that the same was duly executed, that at the time of the execution
thereof, said testator was of full age to devise his property, of sound mind
and memory and not under any coercion or restraint, that said testator requires
them to sign said will as witnesses thereto, which they accordingly did in the
presence of said testator, and in the presence of each other as subscribing
and sworn to before me, this 9 day of November, 1925.