Anna Brooks Schwey
Courtesy of Cathy Clark Beard
Transcribed as written with no intentional corrections or changes.

Will Book C, Page 561

Last Will and Testament of Anna Brooks Schwey 

I, Anna Brooks Schwey of Loogootee, Indiana, being in sound mind, do hereby make and declare my last will and testament; as follows – that is to say:

 First: For all my just debts be paid.

 Second: I will and bequeath to my children, all my property, real, personal and mixed after all debts are paid.

 Third: I hereby appoint Marian Schwey as executor of this will and testament.

 In witness whereof I, Anna Brooks Schwey, have hereunto subscribed my name and I do hereby declare the foregoing to be my last will and testament in the presence.

                                    Anna B. Schwey.

             The undersigned, do hereby certify that Anna Brooks Schwey did in our presence and in the presence of each, sign and seal the above instrument in writing and declare it to be her last will and testament, and we do hereby in the presence of each and in the presence of Anna Brooks Schwey sign and subscribe our names in witness of the execution of the forgoing instrument this.

                                    May 28, 1926.
                                    H. Clay Houghton.
                                    Amanda M. Houghton.

 State of Indiana, Martin County, SS:

            Before me, Charles Sherfick Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came H. Clay Houghton one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Anna Brooks Schwey, late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and being duly sworn on oath says 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 H. Clay Houghton and Amanda M. Houghton to sign said will as witness thereto, which they accordingly did in the presence of said testatrix and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto.

                                     H. Clay Houghton.

            Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 1st day of July, 1929.

                                    Charles Sherfick, Clerk