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<br />tion of law,under the law of descent in force in the State of Nebraska to the said Daniel A.
<br />Finch and Grace M.Finch,share and share alike.
<br />The Court further finds that more than two years have elapsed since the death of the said
<br />deceased;that she died intestate;that her funeral expenses and all other expenses have been fj�
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<br />paid and that all other debts have been fully paid and that all claims or debts of the said
<br />estate and of said deceased,if any exist,are forever barred and precluded and the costs of
<br />these proceedings have been paid by petitioner.
<br />IT IS,THEREFORE,ORDERED,ADJUDGED AND DECREED that the said Addie Finch died intestate as
<br />above stated, more than two years prior to the filing of the petition in this cause;that no a
<br />application for the appointment of an Administrator of her estate has ever been made,nor has
<br />any administration upon her estate been had in the State of Nebraska or at any other place;
<br />that she died seized as the owner of the real estate hereinbeforedescribed situated in Hall
<br />Count Y> Nebraska > and that upon her death the same passed and descended,by operation of law,
<br />to her surviving husband,Daniel A.Finch and daughter,Grace M.Fineh;that petitioner,Daniel
<br />A.Finch,is a proper and qualified person to file the said petition and prosecute said cause; ili
<br />that all debts of said deceased,if any there be,are forever barred and precluded;that further;
<br />administration of the estate of said deceased is hereby dispensed with and said estate is
<br />settled and forever closed.
<br />Paul N.Kirk
<br />County Judge.
<br />State of Nebraska,
<br />Hall County In the County Court of Hall County,Nebraska
<br />I,Paul N.Kirk,County Judge of Hall County,Nebraska,do hereby certify that I have compared
<br />the foregoing copy of DECREE determining heirship in the ESTATE OF A DDIE FINCH,DECEASED,
<br />with the original record thereof,now remaining in said Court,that the same is a correct
<br />transcript thereof,and of the whole of such original record;that said Court is a Court of
<br />Record having a seal,which seal is hereto attached;that said Court has no Clerk authorized '
<br />to sign certificates in his own name,and that I am the legal custodian of said Seal and of tl*
<br />!' records of said Court,and that the foregoing attestation is in due form of law.
<br />IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court,R
<br />at Grand Island,this 29th day of July 1929.
<br />(SEAL) Paul N.Kirk
<br />County Judge.
<br />Filed for record this 29 day of July 1929,at 10 o'clock A.M.
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<br />f' WILL,0ERTIFICATE AND FINAL DECREE
<br />LAST MILL AND TESTAMENT OF JAMES A.SMITH.
<br />I,James A.Smith,of Grand Island,Nebraska,being ofwfull age,and of sound,disposing mind,
<br />memory and understanding,but aware of the uncertainties of life,do hereby make,publish and
<br />declare the following as and for my last will and testament,hereby expressly revoking any
<br />and all former wills by me made;that is to say:
<br />ITEM FIRST :I desire,and hereby direct,that all my just debts,including the expenses of
<br />my last illness and burialbe first fully paid and satisfied.
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<br />ITEM SECOND :Subject to the foregoing,and after the p4rment of my debts,I hereby give,devile
<br />and bequeath unto my wife,Mary Etta Smith,a one - fourth interest in my property and estate,
<br />to be hers absolutely.
<br />ITEM THIRD;All the rest,residue and remainder of my estate,of whatsoever kind or description,
<br />and wherever located,I hereby give,devise and bequeath unto my children,George A.Smith,Mabel