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NO. 9 HALL COUNTY <br />The Court further finds that Bertie Pauline Smith died intestate a resident of Hall County, <br />Nebraska, on January 19, 1945, and that this court had jurisdiction. <br />The Court further finds that she left her surviving a husband, James W.SmitbL, and three <br />children, Helen Maurine Boroff, James Ray Smith and Troy E.Smith. <br />The Court further finds that the said Bertie Pauline smith was the owner at the time of her <br />death of the following described real estate, to -wit: <br />Lot Thirteen (13), in Block One (1), in William J.Burger's Addition to Doniphan, Hall <br />County, - Nebraska. <br />IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED BY THE COURT that said real estate did pass and descend <br />by operation of low to the said James W.Smit�, her surviving husband, an undivided one -third part <br />thereof, and to each of Helen Maurine Boroff, James Ray smith and Troy E.Smith, an undivided two - <br />ninths interest therein, all as tenants in common, and said real estate is hereby set off unto <br />them. <br />IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED BY THE COURT that said estate be and the same is <br />hereby closed. <br />Charles Bossert <br />COUNTY JUDGE. <br />IN THE COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA <br />CERTIFICATE. <br />STATE OF NEBRASKA ) I, Charles Bossert, County Judge of Hall County, Nebraska, do hereby <br />HALL COUNTY ss' certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of Final Decree entered <br />IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BERTIE PAULINE SMITH, DECEASED, with the original record thereof, <br />now remaining in said Court, that the same is a correct transcript thereof, and of the whole of <br />such original record; that said Court is a Court of Record having a seal, which seal is hereto <br />attached; that said Court has no Clerk-authorized to sign certificates in his own name, and that <br />I am the legal custodian of said Seal and of the Records of said Court, and that the foregoing <br />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, <br />at Grand Island, this 13th day of February, 1946. <br />Charles Bossert <br />(SEAL) County Judge <br />Filed for record this 13 day of February, 1946, at 4:45 o'clock P.M. ,/\ -C �- !�� <br />`Reg s ter of Dereds <br />0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0- <br />DECREE <br />IN THE COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA. <br />In the matter of the estate ) CASE NO., 3513 <br />of ) DECREE <br />William F.Balcom, Deceased. ) <br />This matter came on for hearing this 9th day of February, 1946, upon the report and petition <br />of Grover C.Raven, administrator, for settlement and distribution of the estate of William F. <br />Balcom, deceased, the files, and the evidence, <br />The Court finds that: due and legal notice of the time and place of hearing on such report <br />and petition for settlement and distribution has been given to all persons interested in such <br />estate as provided by law; the report and accounting of such administrator filed January 10, <br />1946) is, in all respects, just, true, and correct; due notice has been given to creditors; all <br />claims allowed against such estate and funeral expenses and expenses of last illness, have been <br />paid; there is due this Court as of this date, $76.00; the administrator is entitled to receive <br />and is hereby allowed the sum of $343.00 for his commission pursuant to the statutes; the sum <br />of $343.00 should be and is hereby allowed to Suhr, Pierce & Cronin, for fee to date as attorneys <br />for the administrator and conducting proceedings for settlement of such estate; the attorneys are <br />engaged in ascertaining what, if any, Federal income tax is due and owing by such decedent and <br />the determination of what, if any, additional fee will be due the attorneys for that service, <br />is continued; after payment of court costs to this date, administrator's statutory commission, <br />gttorney's fee to date, and the debts, such administrator will have on hand the sum of $22,175.30; <br />such estate has heretofore been appraised for inheritance tax purposes by an appraiser duly,._.�. <br />appointed by this court, and such appraiser has filed his report of appraisement herein, after due <br />notice to the then Acting County Attorney of Hall County, Nebraska, and all interested persons, <br />wherein it is found that no inheritance tax is due; the deceased died intestate on November 22, <br />1944, and left surviving him as his sole and only heirs at law; <br />Mary L.Green, <br />Flora L. Tracy, <br />Lucy E. Hodgson, <br />Henrietta M. Garland, <br />Tena S. Stevens, and <br />Nellie T. Brayton, <br />all of whom are sisters of deceased and more than 21 years of age and reside in Hall County, <br />Nebraska, and take a one- seventh interest each of such estate; and <br />Robert Balcom, a nephew, Grand Island, Nebraska <br />Elizabeth Rumsey, a niece, Beatrice, Nebraska, <br />Alfred Balcom, a nephew, North Platte, Nebraska, <br />who are more than 21 years of age, and are the children of George W. Balcom, a brother of William <br />F.Balcom, who died in 1942, and which nephews and niece, . respectively, take an undivided one - <br />twenty -first interest each of the estate of William F.Balcom, deceased. <br />The Court further finds that such administrator should, pending the ascertainment and determina- <br />tion of the Federal income tax liability of such deceased, and his estate, hold in reserve the sum <br />of $6425.30 of the monies in his hands. <br />IT IS, THEREFORE, CONSIDERED, ORDERED AND ADJUDGED That; such estate and the shares of the heirs - <br />at -law therein are not subject to inheritance tax under the laws of Nebraska or the United States; <br />William F.Balcom died intestate leaving him surviving, as his sole and only heirs at law; Mary <br />L. Green, Flora L. Tracy, Lucy E. kodgson, Henrietta M. Garland, Tena s. Stevens, and Nellie T. Brayton, <br />his sisters; and, Robert Balcom, Elizabeth Rumsey, and, Alfred Balcom, nephews and nieces, the <br />children of George W.Balcom, a deceased brother of such William F.Balcom; the real estate of which <br />such William F.Balcom died seized, namely: <br />The. east half of the west half of the southeast quarter of Section Twenty -seven (27), in <br />Township Twelve (12), Range TTPrelve (12), in Hall County, Nebraska. <br />The west half of the east half of the southeast quarter of Section Twenty -seven (27), Township <br />Twelve (12),Range Twelve (12) in Hall County, Nebraska. <br />