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<br /> NO. 9 HALL COUNTY
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<br /> The court further finds that the testatrix and her husband entered into an ante nuptial
<br /> settlement of their property rights mutually satisfactory to them ar.d ti�at t�.e legacy to I
<br /> Richard T. VanMetre, bequeathed to him by the last will of the testatrix and in accordance with �'
<br /> said settlement has been fully satisfied and naid; finds that the provisions in the will for
<br /> the grandchildren, Mary Btephens and Richard E. Stephens, Junior, by the specific terms of the
<br /> will were not made a lien or charge on the real estate le�t by the deceased; f inds that all
<br /> inheritance taxes assessed and levied on said estate and the succession thereto under the laws of
<br /> Nebraska h�ve been fully paid and that the estate is not sub,�ec.� �o any Federal estate taX'; finds
<br /> th�,t the real estate owned by the deceased �,t her death and above described passed and deacended
<br /> in fee simple under the will and said settlement and the statute of will$ ot Nebraska to ,
<br /> Carolyn C. Stephens, daughter of the testatrix and sole residuary devisee under the will and
<br />� should be awarded to her as provided in the last will of deceased; finds that the personal estate
<br /> remaining after payment of expenses and legacies has been turned over and. delivered to Carolyn C.
<br /> Stephens as provided by the will and pursuant to tne orcler of tne court; that no personal property '
<br /> remains for diatribution; that the will has been fully executed and the estate fully adminietered;3.
<br />, that the trust provisions oP the will for the future benefit of the grandchildren, Mary and Richard
<br /> E. Stephens Junior, are to be carried out by Caxolyn C. S�ephens personally without action by this
<br /> court or the intervention of. guardians for said grandchildren in accordance with the terms of
<br /> the will; that the estate should be closed anc� the executrix should be dischaxged of her trust.
<br /> IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED AP�D DECRFED BY THE COURT: that the final account and report of the
<br /> executrix be and the sarne is hereby allowed and approved; that no claims have been filed or
<br /> allowed a�ainst said estate and ttiat all claims not filed or proved against said estate, iP any
<br /> there be are f'orever barred; that all inheritance taxes under the laws of Nebra.ska on said estate
<br /> or the suceession thereto have been Pully paid and that said estate is not sub,ject to any Federal
<br /> d f r disburs d nd distributed u t
<br /> estate tax; that all personal property has been accounte o , e a p rsuan
<br /> to the will of the deceased and the statute of wills of Nebraska; that the deceased died testate
<br /> a resident of said Dodge County on A�ay 27, �9�+6, leaving as her sole and only heirs at law,
<br />� devisees, and legatees her husba,nd Richard T. Van Metre, her daughter Carolyn C. Stephens, referred
<br /> to in the will �.s Carolyn Connor Stephens and hsr grandchildren, Mary and Riehaxd E. Stephens Junior;
<br /> that all real estate oT�ned by the deceased at her death and hereinbefore described passed and
<br /> descended under the last will and testament of the testatrix to Carolyn C. Ste hens in fee
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<br /> simple free from any lien or charge for the provisions in the will for Z�ary Stephens_�.nd Richard E.
<br /> St h J ni n nd th s m is s rd d t h r• that the le ac to Richard T. Van Metre h s
<br /> ep ens u o a e a e o awa e o e , g y a
<br />� been fully sat�sfied and paid; that tne estate has been fullv administered and nothing remains
<br /> for distribution; that the executrix is hereby discharged, h�� bond released and said estate is
<br /> closed.
<br /> Fred C. Laird
<br /> (SEAL) County Judge.
<br /> IN THE COUNTY COURT OF DODGE COUNTY NEBRASKA
<br /> STATE OF NEBRASKA) .
<br /> ss I, Fred C. Laird, County Judge of Dodge County, Nebr�.ska DO HEREBY
<br /> County of Dodge ) CERTIFY THAT I have compared the foregoing couy of CertiPicate of Proof
<br /> of Will, Will and Fina3 Decree in the Matter of the Estate of I�ary E.
<br /> Conner Man ��etre Deceased with the original record thereof, now remaining in t'r�e said co�rt: that
<br /> the same is a correct transcript thereoP and of the ti�hole of said original record; �.nd that•I have
<br /> the 1eg�.1 custody and control of said original record; that said court is a court of record, has
<br /> a seal, and that the seal is hereuntv affixed; �,nd that the f oregoing attestation is in due form
<br />, according to the laws of the �tate of Nebraska.
<br /> IN �n1IT'�T�ESS WHEREOF, I hereunto se� my hand and affix the seal of said Court at Fremont, thia
<br /> 29th day ot September, �9�7•
<br /> Fred C. Laird
<br /> (SEAL) COUNTY JUDGE.
<br /> By- - - - - - - - -
<br /> Clerk of the Count
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<br /> Court.
<br /> Filed for record the 24 day of November, 1947 at j.. o 'clock P.M. ^�-��-� �-��.
<br /> . Register of Deeds.
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<br /> LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
<br /> LAST WILL A^dD TESTAp�sENT.
<br /> IN THE NAME OF GOD, AP�IEN.
<br /> I, John tdeier, of 313 South Cedar, Grand Island, xall County, l�ebraska, heing of sound mind
<br /> and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, to therefore Make,
<br /> Ordain, Publish and Declare this to be my Last �Till and Testament.
<br /> FIRST, I order and direct that my executor hereinafter named, pay all my ,just debts, expenses
<br /> of my last illness and funer�,l e$penses as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.
<br /> SECOND, On my death and �.fter the payments as in �aragraph one, of this instrument, all of the
<br /> remaind.er and residue of my estate FaY�.ether it be personal, mixed or real property, I give, devise
<br /> and bequeath, share and share alike to Paul Lockenvitz of Chapman, Merrick County, Nebraska, and
<br /> Anna Lucks, 510 West Charles Street, Grand Island, �iall County, j�ebraska.
<br /> TI:IRD, I hereby direct my executor to sell at Urivate or publie sa.le any and all property oP
<br /> whieh I may die siezed without any order of court and to distribute the proceeds thereof in
<br /> ac.cordance with the terms of thia will, as it is my intention th�t the distribution of' my estate
<br /> shall be in money, rather than in articles of personalty and real estate.
<br /> FOURTH, I hereby nominate, Paul Lockenvitz, as the executor oP thia My Last Will and Testament.
<br /> I hereby revoke all former Wills by me made. Dated thia 13 th day of January, A. D. 19�+7-
<br /> John Meier
<br /> This instrument was on the date thereof, signed, published and declared by said testator
<br /> John r�eier, to be his Last will and Testament in the �resence of us who aZ tnis time and at his
<br /> request h ave subscribed our names thereto as witnesses in hia presence and in the presence oP each
<br /> other.
<br /> H. C. Wen� Grand Island, Nebr. .
<br /> S. �.-�fia a Grand I sland, Nebr.
<br /> HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA F I L E D FEB 19 1947 CHARLES BOSSERT COUNTY JUDGE
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