Last Will of Samantha Stiler
I, Samantha Stiler of Springville,
Lawrence County, Indiana, do hereby make and declare this to be my last will
and testament: -
1. I direct that my just debts be
2. I will and devise and bequeath
all the property of which I may die the owner to my daughter Catherine Stiles.
3. I desire that Olive Baker be
appointed guardian for the said Catherine Stiles and in the event of the death
of said Olive Baker that Pearl Baker be appointed such guardian.
4. I hereby appoint Olive Baker
executrix of this will.
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of April,
Signed by the said Samantha Stiles
in our presence and by us as witnesses in her presence and in the presence of
each other and by her declared to be her last will and testament this 14th
day of April, 1917.
PROBATE OF WILL.
State of Indiana, Martin County, ss.
Before me, Elmer Harding, Clerk of
the Circuit Court, personally same William F. Brooks, one of the subscribing
witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Samantha Stiles, late of
Martin County, 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 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 Wm. C. Domica and W. F. Brooks, to
sign said will as witnesses thereto, which they accordingly did in the presence
of said testatrix and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses
Subscribed and sworn to before me,
this 13th day of April, 1926.
Harding, Clerk Martin Circuit Court