<br />WILL AND DECREE RECORD
<br />20081 —The Augustine Co., Grand Island, Nebr.
<br />parsonage or rectory owned by or connected with the said church, as provided in Paragraph 6 of
<br />said will and testament.
<br />And the Court further finds that said executrices have paid to the trustees of the First
<br />Presbyterian Church of Grand Island, Nebraska, the sum of One Hundred Dollars, "for the purpose
<br />of continuing said practice for a time, I give and bequeath to the Trustees of said church and to
<br />their successors in trust, the sum of One Hundred Dollars, and direct that they shall use the in-
<br />terest and income therefrom, and so much of the principal as they deem necessary, for the purposes
<br />her -in expressed, to annually decorate with flowers the said church (at or about Decoration Day
<br />of each year) in commemoration of said Daniel Morgan and his family, said practive to continue for
<br />the period of ten years after my death, and at the end of ten years any of said fund not so expended
<br />shall be paid to and used by said church for its general support," as provided in Paragraph 7 of
<br />said will and testament, and said Trustees have filed a written acceptance for the performance and
<br />discharge of said trust.
<br />The Court further finds that said executrices have paid all legacies and bequests in said will
<br />and testament provided.
<br />The Court further finds that said Executrices have paid an inheritance tax to the state of
<br />Nebraska in the sum of $541.67 and have paid a Federal inheritance tax in the sum of $72.02 and
<br />have paid the funeral expenses, the debts against said estate, and the costs of this proceeding,
<br />and after the payment thereof there remained in their-hands personal property,eash,mortgages,
<br />bonds, etc., in the amount of 0 , and the real estate described aforesaid, all of which
<br />constituted the residuary estate of the said Oscar Wells, deceased, and that in accordance with the
<br />terms and provisions of the residuary clause in said last will and testament of said Oscar Wells,
<br />deceased, and of the laws of the state of Nebraska in such cases made and provided, said Execu-
<br />trices have duly transferred, assigned, and delivered all of said residuary estate to Florence
<br />A.Kelso, and receipt whereof is herein filed, and nothing further belonging to said estate remains
<br />in the hands of said executrices.
<br />IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED BY THE COURT, that the final report of said
<br />Florence A.Kelso, executrix; and William J.Kelso, executor, of the Last Will and Testament of
<br />Oscar Wells, deceased, be, and the same is hereby approved and allowed as and for their final
<br />report, said estate is hereby settled and closed and said Executrices are discharged and their
<br />bond as such is hereby released.
<br />IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that under and by virtue of the said last will and
<br />testament of said Oscar Wells, deceased, and the residuary clause therein, the absolute title
<br />to the following described real estate, to -wit:
<br />All of Lot One (1) in Block Seventy -seven (77), in the Original Town of Grand Island, now
<br />City of Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, and
<br />All of Lot Eight (9) in Block seventy -seven (77), in the Original Town of Grand Island,
<br />now City of Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, excepting the northerly 42 feet of said
<br />Lot 8, Block 77.
<br />passed and descended to Florence A.Kelso, the residuary legatee of said last will and testament of
<br />said Oscar Wells, deceased.
<br />J.H. Mullin
<br />COUNTY JUDGY.
<br />LAST 14ILL OF OSCAR WELLS
<br />I, Oscar Wells, of Grand Island, ffall County, Nebraska, being of sound mind and disposing
<br />memory, do nnke, publish, afid declare this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former
<br />wills by me made.
<br />I direct that all of my just debts, including the expenses of my last sickness and burial, be
<br />first paid.
<br />I give and bequeath to The Equitable Trust Company, of Omaha, Nebraska, as - trustee, the sum of
<br />Five Thousand Dollars, to be by it held in trust and invested and re!?invested in good safe interest -
<br />bearing securities,-and the net interest and income derived therefrom to be paid by said Trustee
<br />semi - annually, to my grand - daughter Ruth Kelso, until she arrives at the age of twenty -one years,
<br />when the principal sum of Five 'Thousand Dollars, and all unexpended income therefrom shall be paid
<br />by said Trustee to her. Should said Ruth Kelso the before reaching the age of twenty -one years
<br />leaving a child or children surviving her, then the said principal sum of Five Thousand Dollars,
<br />and all unexpended income therefrom, shall be paid to such child or children, in the poEportion
<br />provided by the law of descent In Nebraska. In case of her death before she reaches the age of
<br />twenty -one years, t,�Tithout leaving child or children her surviving, then said principal sum with
<br />all unexpended interest, shall-be paid to my daughter Florence A.Kelso, if living, and in case of
<br />her death prior to the period when said payment would be made to her, then said principal sum,
<br />and all unexpended interest, shall be paid to my son -in -law William J.Kelso, husband of said
<br />Florence- A.Kelso, and father of said Ruth Kelso. Provided, however, if said Ruth Kelso is twenty -
<br />one years of age at the time of my death, the said Five Thousand Dollars shall be paid to her direct
<br />in the due course of the administration of myestate.
<br />I give and bequeath to The Equitable Trust Company, of Omaha, Nebraska, as trustee, the sum of
<br />One Thousand Dollars, to be by it held in trust for the following uses and purposes; To invest and
<br />reinvest the same in good, safe, interest - bearing securities, and the interest and accumulation
<br />thereon to be added to the principal and held intact until the First Presbyterian Church of Grand
<br />Island; Nebraska, shall build a new church edifice, when said sum, and all accumulations thereon,
<br />shall be paid to the Trustees of said church, to be used solely for such building purposes, and
<br />none other.
<br />I give and bequeath to the Home Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church of the United
<br />States, with headquarters in New York City, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars, and to the Foreign
<br />Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church of the United States, with headquarters in New York
<br />City, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars, for the use of said respective societies in their home and
<br />foreign missionary work. The same to be paid to the proper trustees or authorized officers of said
<br />societies in the due course of the administration of my estate.
<br />I give and bequeath-to the Trustees of the Hastings College, of Hastings, Nebraska, the sum of
<br />Five Hundred Dollars, and to the Trustees of the Grand Island Baptist College, of Grand Island,
<br />Nebraska, the sum of Five-Hundred Dollars, for the general use of said respective colleges, the
<br />same to be used and expended at the discretion of the Trustees thereof in the conduct and support
<br />of said respective colleges. Said amounts to be paid to the proper Trustees or authorized officers
<br />of said colleges in the due course of the administration of my estate.
<br />I give and bequeath to the Trustees or other authorized officers of the First Baptist Church
<br />of Elizabeth, West Virginia, the sum of One Hundred Dollars, to be by them used in furnishing a
<br />room in the parsonage or rectory owned by or connected with the said church.