Will Book C, Page 527
Last Will and Testament of John B. Seal
I, John B.
Seal, of the City of Loogootee, in the county of Martin,
in the State of Indiana,
hereby declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
will and bequeath $2000.00, to my wife, Alice Seal, and to her successor to
have and to hold upon the following trust and purposes. To be invested in such
manner as said trustee shall deem best, and that the said Alice Seal shall have
the net income therefrom during her natural life. That after the death of said
Alice Seal the said $2000.00 shall be kept invested by said trustee as said
trustee shall deem best, and the said $2000.00, and the income therefrom held
in trust by said trustee until June 7th, 1941. That on June 7th, 1941, the said
trustee shall pay the amount in the possession of the said trustee as such
trustee to Joseph Seal and Lawrence Seal, my grandchildren, share and share
alike or to the survivor, if either of said grandchildren be deceased. That if
both of said grandchildren be deceased on June 7th, 1941, that the funds then
in the possession of said trustee shall be paid to my son, Bernard W. Seal.
That if my said grandchildren and my said son are deceased on June 7th, 1941,
then the said trustee shall pay the funds in the possession of said trustee as
said trustee to the heirs of Joseph Seal, Lawrence Seal, and Bernard W. Seal,
living on June 7th, 1941, share and share alike.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name this
24th, day of May, 1923.
the testator John B. Seal, as his Last Will, in the presence of us, who, at his
request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses.
State of Indiana, Martin County,
Elmer Harding, Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came, Alvin
Padgett, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and
testament of John B. Seal, late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and being
duly sworn on his 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 testator was of full age to devise his property, of sound mind
and memory and not under coercion or restraint, and that said testator
requested Leona M. Gill and Alvin Padgett 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.
and sworn to before me, this 14th day of September, 1926.