Louisa Ann Way

Will Book C       Page 525 - 526
Transcribed as written with no intentional corrections or changes.
I, Louisa Ann Way, a resident of Martin County. Indiana, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, revoking all former wills by me made.

Item 1, I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter, Anna Jane Gilley all of the personal property of which I die seized of, this shall Include the Organ as well' as all of my other personal belongings.

Item 2. I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughter Anna Jane Gllley all of the real estate, which now consts of an empty lot, in Shoals in the county of Martin, Indiana. The real estate referred to being more particularly described as being in Williams Addition to the city of Shoals of Martin County, Indiana, to have and to hold a life estate In the said real estate, for and during her natural life, and at her death the said real estate shall descend in fee simple to her children, Jesse G. Gllley, CharlesO. Gllley, and Clarence Gllley.

Item 3. The rest of my estate, which consists of about 100 acres of land in Martin County, and whatever real estate , of whatever nature, of which I may die seized of, not taken care of in Items 1 and 2, shall be sold, after first being appraised by three disinterested freeholders, for not less than its appraised value, and the monies so derived shall be divided equally among my children, Anna Jane Gllley, of Indianapolis; Rosa Acre, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Charles Way, of Washington, Indiana, William Way , of Shoals, Ind., and Isaac Way of Shoals, Ind., If any of my children should die before me, their share of the money derived from my estate shall be divided equally among their children.
If any of my children shall contest my will, they shall be excluded from enjoying or participating In any of the terms or benefits herein, and their share shall be divided equally among those of my children who did not join in the contesting of my will.

I name constitute and appoint, Anna Jane Giiley, as executrix of this my last will and testament.
Witness my hand and seal this 23rd. day of February ,1926, at the city of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Louisa Anna Way

The foregoing Instrument , signed, sealed and acknowledged by the said Louisa Ann Way as and for her last will and testament in our presence, who at her request in her presence and the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto this 23rd. day of February, 1926.
Saul I. Rabb,
James Taylor,
Ira Clenlnger.
State of Indiana,
Martin County, ss.
Before the undersigned Notary Public In and for said county and State personally appeared James Taylor, who being duly sworn, says he was present when Louisa Ann Way signed the instrument to which this paper Is now attached, as her last will and testament; that the same was duly executed, that at the time of the execution thereof said testator was of full age to devise her
property, was of sound mind and memory and not under any coercion or restraint. That said testator requested said James Taylor to sign said will as witness thereto which he accordingly did in he presence of said testator and in the presence of each other subscribing witnesses.

James Taylor

Subscribed and sworn to  before me this Slst. day of July, 1926.
(Seal)                                       J. L. Davidson, Notary Public.
My commission expires May 21,1929,