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<br /> WILL AT1D DECREE
<br /> . LAST WILL AI�TD TESTAMENT
<br /> OF
<br /> HE�,EN SEI�tI
<br /> I, Helen Seni, of the City oP Wood River, County of Pdadison, State of Illinois, being oP sound
<br /> mind and memory �.nd consider3:ng the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore,
<br /> make, ordain, publish, and declare this to be my LAST �1ILL AND TESTAP�ENT.
<br /> FIRST: I order a,nd direct that my EXECUTOR or EXECUTRIX, as the case may be, hereinaYter named,
<br /> nay �.11 my ,�ust debts anc� funeral expenses as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.
<br /> SECOrJD: I give, devise and bequeath all oP my �roperty, whether it be real, personal or mixed,
<br /> tha�may h�,ve po��er to disnose of at the time of my deceased, to my Pather and mother, JOHN S.
<br /> SENI a.nd CHRISTINE SENI, of Wc�od River, Illinois, in equal shares, or in case oP the death of the
<br /> one tha.t share shall be diatributed to the survivor.
<br /> In ca�e neither of the above p�.rties survive me, then I give, devise and bequeath the above
<br /> described property to my three borthers, JOHN S. SEl`1� , JR. , LEONARD S, SENI AND JO�EPH B SENI, all �
<br /> of wood river, Illinois, in equal sharea, to have and to hold their respective share unconditionally.
<br /> LASTLY: I make, constitute and a,ppoint either JOHN S. SENI OR CHRISTINE �ENI, or both if they
<br /> are alive, to be the EXECUTORS oP this my LAST ?aILL and TESTAMENT. I order and direct that they
<br /> serve without bond or security. In case neither of the above mentioned EXECUTORS are living, I
<br /> appoint the said JOHN S. SENI , JR. �b serve ag EXECUTOR of this my LAST T�TILL AND TESTAMENT with out
<br /> bond or security.
<br /> I hereb,y revoke all former ?rJILLS a.nd CODICILS made by me.
<br /> IN t�1ITNES� �aHERFOF, I hereto set my hand and seal this 4th day of January, A.D. 19�+3.
<br /> Helen Seni (SEAL)
<br /> This instrument was on trle day and date thereof signed, sealed, published and declared by said
<br /> TE�iT�'E�:IX to be _her LAST ?�ILL AND TESTAMENT, in the presence oP us, who at her request and in
<br /> . her presence a.nd in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names hereto as witnesses.
<br /> And we, and each of us do hereby certify that tae trrere well acquainted with the said HELEN SENI
<br /> at the time she so signed, sealed, x�ublished and decl�.red the s�,id inatrument to be her LAST
<br /> ?�ILL Ar�1D TESTA"rENT and knew her to be of sound �,nd disposing mind and memory, acting freely and
<br /> voluntarily and nat under duress or constraint of any one.
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<br /> FILFD: May 21 19�7
<br /> Joseph Hea.ley, Probate Clerk. CERTIFICATE OF PROBATE OF ?�dILL �
<br /> 3TATE OF NEBRASKA) At a Session of the County Court held in the County Court Room in
<br /> ss. Grand Island, in said County, on the 16th day oP October A. D. , 1947.
<br /> HALL COUNTY ) Present Charles Bossert County Judge. In the Matter of the Estate oP
<br /> �elen C. Seni, also known as Helen Seni, Deceased
<br /> I, Cha.rles Bossert, Judge of the County Court, in and for said County, do hereby certify that
<br /> on the 22nd day of Sentember 19�7, a duly authenticated copy oP instrument purporting to be the
<br /> last will and testament of Helen C. Seni, also known as Helen Seni deceaeed, was filed for
<br /> probate in this Court. That on the 16th day oP �etober 1947, said instrument to which this
<br /> certificate is attached was duly proved, probated and alloTaed as the last will and testament of
<br /> the real and personal estate of said Helen C. Seni, also known Helen Seni deceased, and the same
<br /> was ordered to be recorr�ed in the records of the Court aforesaid.
<br /> IN ��TITNE�S t�iEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affi�ed the seal of the County Court, this
<br /> l�th day of October, 1947.
<br /> Charles Bossert
<br /> (SEAL) County Judge.
<br /> HALL COUNTY, NEBRASKA
<br /> FILED OCT 16 1947
<br /> . Charles Bossert, County Jud.ge
<br /> IN THE CO??NTY COURT OF HALL COU�TTY, NEBRASKA.
<br /> IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE )
<br /> OF ) DEGREE OF DISTRIBUTIOPd OF
<br /> HELEI�! C. SENI, a.lso known as ; ANCILLARY ESTATE.
<br /> HELEN SENI, DECEASED.
<br />' Now on this 5th day of �day A.D. 194�, this matter came on to be heard on the petition of
<br /> John 3. Seni and Christine Seni, and the evidence was submitted to the court. Upon consideration
<br /> whereof the court finds, that the said Helen C. Seni, deceased, at the time of her death was a
<br /> resident of the County of Madison, State of Illinois; that she died : ��e.tate; that proceedings
<br /> were duly ha.d in the County of Madison, State of Illinois, for the administra.tion of the eatate oP
<br /> said Helen C. SenS, also known as Helen Seni, deceased, respecting the eatate of said Helen C.
<br /> 8eni, also known as helen Seni, deceased, situated in the State oP Illinois; that on the 23rd day
<br /> of May 1947, the purported Last �1111 and Testament of Helen Seni, also known as Helen C. Seni,
<br /> I waa admitted to probate in the probat� court of Madison County, Illinois, by the Hon. Anthony W.
<br /> Daly, ,judge of said court; that said estate in relation to property and rights in the State of
<br /> Illinois has been duly settled and closed; that on the 22nd day of September 19�7, a p�tition was
<br /> filed in this court for the administration oP the estate of He1en C. Seni, also known as Helen
<br /> Seni, deceased, in the State of �ebraska, and a certified copy of the Last Will and Testament of
<br /> He1en Seni, an d the records of its admission by the Court of Probate of Madison County, Illinois
<br /> were also filed, praying for appointment oP S. J. Shada, administrator of the estate oP Helen C.
<br /> Seni, in the State of Nebraska; that her last will and testament be admitted to probate; that on