KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS I, Fred J. Hasten, now of Newport,
Campbell County, Kentuky,.knowing the certainty of death and the
uncertainty of life do make, publish|
and declare this is as and for my last Will and Testament hereby revoklng all former wills by me made.
Item 1. It is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid, and I have left enough money to carry eut this provision.
Item 2. I give, and bequeath to my wife Sophia H.Masten all my household goods and furnishings,she to use her own discretion of giving to my children eror either of them any keepsake, should they desire the same.
Item 3. Heretofore having made anwritten agreement with my wife Sophia H. Masten and paying her a sum agreed upon in full of her claim of dower, years allowance, distributive share and all other future interest in my estate, I make no further provisions herein for her, except Item 2 above
Item 4. By reason of this agreement which will be found among my papers it has been possiable for me to divide among my children all my property of whatever character, retaining a life interest in the same.
Item 5. I hereby give and bequeath to James H. Masten, my brother all my tools of whatever character, also all my clothing and gents furnishing goods of whatever character.
Item 6. It is my desire that I be burled in Good Will Cemetary,Loogootee, Indiana.
In Witness Whereof , I have hereunto signed my name to this my Last Will and Testament at Loogootee, Indiana, Martin Co. .this 16th day of March, 1920. A. D.
Fred J. Masten.Signed and acknowledged by Fred J. Masten for and as his Last Will and Testament in our presence and signed by us at his request in his presence and In the presence of each other, this 16th day of March, 1920.
Will K.Penrod.State of Indiana, Hartln County, SS:
Before me, Sherman McPherson, Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came Walter Hays, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Fred J. Masten, late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and being duly sworn on his oath says that he was present at the executon of said last will and testament, that the same was duly executed, and that at the time of the execution thereof, said testator was of full age to devised his property, of
sound mind and memory and not under any coercion or restraint, that said testator requested Walter Hays and Will K. Penrod 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 witnesses thereto.
Walter Hays.Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 15th, day of July, 1920.
Sherman McPherson, Clerk.