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WILL AND DECREE RECORD <br />26081 —The Augustine Co., Grand Island, Nebr. h <br />IN TYE COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA <br />CERTIFICATE <br />STATE OF NEBRASKA) <br />ss. I, Charles Bossert County Judge of Hall County, Nebraska, do hereby <br />HALL COUNTY ) certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of Last Will and Testa- <br />ment, Certificate of Probate of Will and Decree - IN THE MATTER OF THE <br />ESTATE OF ANNIE SUHR, DECEASED, with the original record thereof, now remaining in said Court, <br />that then e a or.rect,� ra S ri t er of Ar (d f the�w�7 e. of $uph original record; that said <br />Court,;'has no�or "i�e'c���s ce�fte'sdlis own nape ' � and that I am the legal custodian <br />of said Seal and of the Records of said Court, and that the foregoing attestation is in due form of <br />law. <br />IN TESTIMONY `f1HEPEOF I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court, at <br />Grand Island, this 8th day of September 1947 <br />Charles Bossert <br />(SEAL) County Judges <br />Filed for record the 8 day of September, 1947 at 3 o'clock P.14. GL/. D�� <br />Register of Deeds. <br />o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o- o -o -o -o <br />DECREE <br />IN THE COUNTY COURT OF HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA <br />IN TIHE MATTER OF THE ESTATE <br />OF ) D E C R E E <br />ANNA M. 0' KANE, DECEASED. ) <br />Now on this 21st day of June, 1947 this cause came on for hearing upon the petition of Thomas <br />F. O' praying for a settlement of the estate of said deceased, for a determination of the <br />heirs, and the right of descent of her real estate, and the degree of kinship of her heirs at law, <br />and for a decree settling her estate. <br />And it appearing to the Court from the TDroof on file that legal notice had been given by <br />publication for three successive weeks as provided by law and the order of this Court to all of the <br />heirs and other hers ^ns interested in said estate of the filing of said Petition and of the time <br />and -place fixed for hearing thereon, and there being no objections thereto, this cause was duly <br />submitted to the Court upon the Petition and the evidence in support thereof, and the Court being <br />fully advised finds that the allegations in said Petition are true; that Thomas F. O'Kane, the <br />petitioner, is one of the bresent owners of the real estate described herein, and is a competent <br />person to prosecute t'._11is proceeding; that the said Anna M. O'Kane departed this life at Huston, <br />Texas on September 9, 1943, and at the time of her death she was a resident of Huston, Texas, and <br />that she wqs the owner in fee simple title of ttie following described prop..erty, to -wit: <br />Lot Three (3) and the West Eleven (11) feet of Lot Two (2) in Block Seventeen (17) in the Town of <br />Mood River, Hall County, Nebraska., <br />end that more than two years have elapsed since her death; that no application has ever been made <br />in the State of Nebraska. for the appointment of an administrator, and no Petition has been filed <br />for that purpose, and no administration has been had upon the estate of Anna M. O'Kane, deceased. <br />The Court further finds that the said Anna M. O'Kane left surviving her as her heirs -at -law and <br />only heirs -at -law the following -named persons, to -wit: <br />Daniel O'Kane, her husband, residing at Houston, Texas <br />Thelma B. Stockton, a daughter, residing at Houston Texas <br />Thomas F. O'Kane, a son, the petitioner herein, residing at Fort Worth, Texas, <br />and the following -named children.' being the sole heirs of Josephine F. Doherty, deceased daughter <br />of Anna M. O'kane, who died November 9, 1923, the mother of the following children, to -wit: <br />Irma L. Welsh, a daughter <br />Helen A. Brown, a daughter <br />Dorothy F. Hellbusch, a daughter <br />Kathleen A. Christensen, a daughter <br />John D. Doherty, a son <br />Jack F. Doherty, a son. <br />The Court further finds that under the law of the State of Nebraska in force at the time of <br />the death of Anna M. O'Kane, the real estate herein described did pass and descend by absolute <br />title as follows: <br />Daniel O'Kane, surviving husband, an undivided 1/3 thereof; <br />Thelma. B. Stockton, a, daughter, an undivided 2/9 thereof; <br />Thomas F. O'Kane, a, son, an undivided 2/9 thereof; <br />Irma L. Welsh, a grandaughter, an undivided 1/27 thereof; <br />Helen A. Brown, a. granddaughter, an undivided 1/27 thereof; <br />Dorothy F. Hellbusch, a granddaughter, an undivided 1/27 thereof; <br />Kathleen A. Christensen, a granddaughter, an undivided 1/27 thereof; <br />John D. Doherty, a grandson, an undivided 1/27 thereof; <br />Jack F. Doherty, a grandson, an undivided 1/27 thereof. <br />The Court further finds that the funeral expenses of the deceased have been fully paid; that <br />all debts of the deceased and of her estate if any such existed are forever barred and precluded, <br />and that the costs of this proceeding has been paid. <br />It is therefore ordered, adjudged, and decreed by the Court that Anna M. O'Kane died instestate <br />at Houston, Texas on the 9th day of September, 1943; that more than two years have el apsed since <br />her death; that no application for administration has ever been had in the State of Nebraska, and <br />that said deceased was the owner of <br />Lot Three (3) and the West Eleven (11) feet of Lot Two (2)'in Block Seventeeen (17) in the Town <br />of Wood River, Hall County, Nebraska; that the petitioner herein is a competent person to prosecute <br />