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<br /> NO. 9 HALL COUNTY
<br /> STATE OF NEBRASKA)
<br /> ss. I, Charles Bossert County Judoe of Hall County, Nebraska, do hereby
<br /> HALL COUNTY ) certify tha.t I have comp=zred the foregoing copy of Final Decree entered
<br /> IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN HARDERS, DECEASED, with the
<br /> original record thereof, now remaining in said Court, that the same is a correet transcript
<br /> thereof, a.nd oP the �ahole oP such original record; that said Court is a Court of Record having a
<br /> seal, which se�.l is hereto �ttached; that said Court has no Clerk authorized to sign certificates
<br /> in his oT�an name, �.nd that I am the legal custodia.n of said Se�.l and of the Records of said Court, !
<br /> iand that the for egoing attestation is in due form of law.
<br /> IN TESTIMONY T+IHEREOF I have hereunto set my h�nd anc� affixed the seal of' the County Court, at
<br /> Grand Island, this 20th day of February, 194�.
<br /> Chaxles Bossert
<br /> (5EAL) County Judge.
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<br /> Filed for record the 20 day of February, 19�� at 4:45 o ' clock P.M. r� �� }
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<br /> State of Nebraska) In the County Court of Said County: At a session of the County
<br /> ss Court held in and for said County, at the County Court Room, in the
<br /> Adams County ) City of Hastings, County of Adams, an d State of Nebraska. Present:
<br /> Fred G. Johnson, Judge of the County Cour'G.
<br /> In .:the Matter of the Estate )
<br /> oP ) DECREE
<br /> Walter H. 13rownell, Deceased}
<br /> BE IT REMEMBFRED that on this 24th day of February, 19��, this matter came on to be heard in
<br /> accorda,nce with the order heretofore entered herein upon the final report of Grace �. Simpson,
<br /> executrix herein, the petition for final settlement, the evidence and was submitted to the
<br /> court and this court finda : �
<br /> That notice has been given of the time and �lace of this hea,ring as provided by law and the
<br /> order of this court and that this ia the time fix�d for said he�;ring herein.
<br /> That T�Talter H. Brownell departed this life on January 16, 1947, a resident of tnis county and
<br /> atate, and tha.t Grace H. Simz�sen is the duly �.pT�ointed, qualified and acting executrix oP the
<br /> last ���ill and testament of the said ?�Talter H. Brownell, deceased; that the said will of the
<br /> deceased was on the 7th day oP February, 1947, by x�roper finding and decree of this court made and
<br /> entered herein, proba,ted and a certificate of probate was thereto �ttached and said taill and
<br /> eertific�te recorded in the records of this county as provided by l�a; that the order of this
<br /> court admitting the �aill to proba.te has become final; that a co�y oP the �aill and the Certificate
<br /> of probate are hereina.fter set forth :
<br /> LAST ?'�TILL AND TESTAP�IENi OF ?�TALTER H. BRO?�1VELL
<br /> I, �Talter H. Brownell, of the City of Hastings, County of Adams and State of Nebraska, being
<br /> of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this MY LAST T�TILL AP�TD
<br /> TESTA��ENT, hereby revoking al1 former 1�lills by me heretofore made.
<br /> First
<br /> I order ar.d direct my executrix e�re�nafter named to pay all my ,�ust debts and funeral
<br /> expenses as soon after my decea.se as conveniently may be.
<br /> Second
<br /> I give and bequeath to my belove�s�er, Mrs. Clara Brownell Stevens of Medfor d Hillside,
<br /> Massachusetts, the sum of Three Thousa.nd Dollars (�3,000. 00)
<br /> Third
<br /> I give and bequeath to my brother, Golonel Everett Garnsey Brownell, of New York City, New York,
<br /> , the sum of Three Thousand Dollars ( �3, 000.00)
<br /> Fourth Page 2.
<br /> ' I give and bequeath to my brother,Ar�hur Stevens Brownell, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of
<br /> Three Thousand Dollars (�3,OOQ.00) .
<br /> Fi f th
<br /> I give and bequeath to my niece, Mrs. Helen ��hite, oP Medford Hillside, Massachusetts, the sum
<br /> of Three Thous�nd Dollars (�3, 000.00) .
<br /> Sixth
<br /> I give �nd bequeatn to my niece, Miss orothy Brorrrnell, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of Three
<br /> Thousa.nd Dollars (�3,000.00} .
<br /> Seventh
<br /> I give and bequeath to my nephew�ieutenant Colonel Harold C. Brownell of Chicago, Illinois,
<br /> the sum of Three Thousand Dollars ( �3, 000. 00) . '
<br /> Eighth
<br /> I give and bequeath to my nenhew, Paul Brownell, of Oak Park, Illinois, the sum of Three
<br /> Thousand Dollars (�3, 000.00) .
<br /> Ninth
<br /> I give and bequeath to m nephew, � alter Stevens, of New York City, New York, the sum of Three
<br /> Thousand Dollars ('�3, 000. 00�.
<br /> Tenth
<br /> I give and bequeath to Mrs. Grace -f�$impson, of Hastings, Nebraska, the sum of Five Hun3red
<br /> Dollars (�500. 00) .
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<br /> I give and bequeath to First Churc of rist, Scientist, of Hastings, Nebraska, Nebraska, the
<br /> sum of Two Thousa,nd Dollars ( �2,000. 00) .
<br /> Twelth
<br /> I give and bequeath to Hastings ol�lege of Hastings, Nebraska, the sum of Two Thousand Dollars
<br /> ( �2, 000.00) .
<br /> Thirteenth
<br /> Al1 the rest, residue and remainder-�my estate, I give and bequeath unto my beloved sister,
<br /> Mrs. Cl�.ra Brownell Steven�, of Medford Hillside, Massachusetts. In the event of the death of my
<br /> said sister, Mrs. Claxa Brownell Stevens, before my death, I give and bequeath all the rest,
<br /> residue and remainder of my estate to my beloved niece, Helen Stevens White.
<br /> Fourteenth
<br /> For the pur�ose of carrying out the intent of t'r�is my Last !�?ill and Testament and to enable my
<br /> executrix to satis�y the cash bequeats herein bequeathed, I hereby direct, authoriZe and emuower
<br /> �ny executrix, herein �.fter named, to '�ell, either at nublic or pr3.vate sale, as soon after my
<br /> death as she deems �.dvisable and most advantage�us to the best interest of my estate, all my
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