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IAZSG <br />133 <br />3 <br />YEL UP WIRM RMORM Moo. L <br />45654- KLOpP6 BARTLETT CO.. PRINTING. LITHOGRAPH I VG.- ATIONERY; OMKHC <br />THE LAST WILI, OF LOET HARMS MEYER. I <br />i <br />I, Loet Harms Meyer, being of sound mind and memory,but being mindful of the uncertainty of this <br />mortal life do make this my last will,hereby revoking all former wills. Having no relatives in <br />this country,who are near to me,and my brothers and sisters living in Germany being well provided. <br />for I have made no provisions for them in this will.My friend the Reverend John Gerhard Baermann, <br />Ramona, South Dakota I appoint as executor of this will and direct that he shall not be required <br />to give any bonds for tha, office. He shall pay all the expenses incident to my last illness,my <br />funeral expenses and the expenses of administering my estate as soon as possible. <br />To the said John Gerhard Baermann I give,devise and bequeath all my property, both real and <br />person,in trust for the use and benefit of his sister Gretine Engeline Gesine Baermann in <br />Stiekalkamperfehn, Germany. I hereby expressly empower said trustee to sell my real estate on <br />such terms and for such prices as best meet his approval without having first obtained leave of <br />any court whatever to so dispose or sell the same. Said trustee shall sell said property within <br />one year after my death and shall wind up his trust within Three months thereafter. <br />Dated at Grand Island, Nebraska.,. this 2I at, day of January A.D. I909. <br />.Lost Harros Meyer <br />We the undersigned certify that the foregoing was signed, sealed,published and declared by the <br />said Loet Harms Meyer to be his last will in our presence, who at his request and in his presence <br />and in the presence of each other, have hereunto set our hands as wi -tnesses thereof, the day last <br />above written. Arthur a. Mayor <br />Max Lee Rich. M. D. <br />State of Nebraska ..) <br />} SS: <br />Hall County ) <br />Certificate of Probate. <br />On this I3 th, day of March, 1909, the within last will and testament <br />of Loet Harms Meyer was duly proved before me, J.H.Mullin,County Judge of said County,according <br />to l aw,as the last will and testament of the real and personal estate of said deceased,and the <br />same was admitted to probate and duly recorded in this office. In testimony whereof I have here <br />i <br />unto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court, this I3 th, day of March, 19 D <br />i <br />J.H.Mullin <br />(SEAL) County Judge. i <br />i <br />Filed for record the 24 th, day of march, A.D. 19I0. at II' A.M. <br />County Clerk. i <br />, <br />, <br />LAST WILL A1iD TESTAIIET3T. <br />In the name of Cod, Amen: I, William W. Dubbs, of Wood River, in the County of Hall, and State <br />of Nebraska, considering -the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory, <br />blessed be God for same, do make and publish this my last will and testament, in manner and form <br />follo,z,ing, that is to say: <br />First: <br />I direct that my funeral charges, the expenses of administering my estate and all my debts be <br />paid out of my personal property. <br />Second: <br />I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Mary E. Dubbs, alAthe residue of my estate, real and <br />personal to be for her own proper use during her natural life and at the demise of my said wife, <br />if all my own children shall have become twenty -one years of age, I direct that they shall share <br />and share equally alike in the distribution of the residue of my estate, except my son Daniel Dubt <br />whose apportionment of my estate shall be as hereinafter described and named. <br />Third: <br />I give and bequeath to my said son, Daniel Dubbs, the east half of the southeast quarter of <br />