<br />' WILL AND DECREE REC(�RD �
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<br /> 26081—The AuguaUne Co., Grand Island, Nebr.
<br /> Done at Grand Island, Nebraska, thls 16th day of June, 1938.
<br /> Kyerstine Hennetser�
<br /> Testa�rix
<br /> The f oregoing, congisting of two pages, was at the �ime thereof signed gealed �ublished and declared
<br /> by said testatrix as and f or her Last �Ji1l in our presence and we in her �resence and in the pres-
<br /> ence of one another and at her special request have signed our names as witnesses hereto.
<br /> Jessie Overdorff
<br /> Hans F. Michelmann
<br /> and that �hereto at�ached is the fo11ow3.ng certificate :
<br /> CERTIFICATE OF PROBATE OF WILL
<br /> STATE OF NEHRASKA ) At a session of the County Court held in the County Court Room in
<br /> 5S Grand Island, in said County, on the 7th day of July, A.D. , 19�8.
<br /> COUNTY OF F��iALL ) ,
<br /> Present Charles Bosser�, Coun�y Judg�
<br /> In the Matter of the Estate of
<br /> Christina Bennetsen, Deeeased
<br /> I, Charles Bossert, Judge of the County Court in and for said Coun�y, do hereby certify that
<br /> on �he lOth day of June, 1g�8, th� ins�rument purporting to be the last will. and testament of
<br /> Ghristina Bennetsen, deceased, w�.s filed for probat� in this Court. That on the 7th day of July,
<br /> 1g48, said instrument to which th3.8 certificate ig attached was duly proved, probated and allowed
<br /> as the las� will and tes�ament of the real and personal estate of said Christ3.na Bennetsen, de-
<br /> ceased, and the same was ordered to be record�d in the reeords of the Court �,foresa3d.
<br /> In witness whereof, I have hereunto s�t my hand and affixed the �ea1 of the County Court, thig
<br /> 7�h day of Ju1y, 19�8.
<br /> Charles Bosaert
<br /> (SEAL) Coun�y Judge
<br /> and said Harry Bennetsen named in said Will wa.s appointed Executor thereof upon furnish�ng bond
<br /> in the sum of ��,000. 00 as ordered by this Court, whieh bond was furnished and ap?�ved; the Court
<br /> further finds that said Christina Bennetsen, at the time of her death, was a widow, and that she
<br /> left the following h�ira-a�-law and onZy heirs-at-law, to-wi'� : Harry Bennetsen and Eddie Bennetsen,
<br /> her sons, Myrtle Henesey, designated in said Will a� 3 Myrtle Fowler, Hazel Runge and Frieda Linder-
<br /> kamp, her daughters, a11 of wh om are ov�r �he ag� of 21 years. ,
<br /> FOURTH
<br /> The Court further finds that on �he 7th day aP July, 194�8, an order of this �our� was made
<br /> allowing creditors three mon�hs f rom and after the �th day of Augus�, 19�8, in whieh to Pile their �
<br /> claims against said estate, and said Execu�or one year in which to settle said �state, and further
<br /> ordering that notice to creditors be published in the Grand Tsland Independent,� a legal newspaper
<br /> publlshed and circula�ing in Hal1 County, Nebraska, for three successive we�ks prior to the 4th
<br /> day of Au�ust, 194�8, and tha� a hearing on claims filed against said estate would be held a� the
<br /> office of the County Judge of Hall County, Nebraska, an the �th day of November, 19�8, at 9 o' clock
<br /> A.M. , and it ap�rs by proof on file �ha� not3.ce of sald Order was published as ordered by this
<br /> Court.
<br /> FIFTH
<br /> The Court further f'3.nds tha� on the $th day of July, 1g�8, said Harry Bennetsen, Exeeutor of
<br /> sa,id estate, filed in thi5 Court his Inventory of the property of sa�.d estate, and that according
<br /> to said Inventory, �he deceased died seized and possessed of the fol.lowing deseribed property, to-
<br /> wit : -
<br /> The Northerly Thirty-�hree (N 33) feet of Lot Eight (8� in Block Nine (9) oP Wiebe' s Addition
<br /> to the City of Grand Island, Nebraska, and
<br /> Eiousehold furniture, furnishings and per�onal effects and other chattel proberty of �he value
<br /> of �3, �0!-�.36.
<br /> The Court further finds that according to the terms, candit3,ons and provisions of said Last
<br /> Wi11 and Testament of said deceased, said real estate above described w�.s devised unto Harry Ben-
<br /> netsen, spn of eaid testa�rix and in addition ther�to all personal prop�rty contained in the home
<br /> thereon situated such as furniture and kitchen utensils, was bequeated unto said Harry B�nnetsen;
<br /> all linen was bequeated unto the daughters of said testatrix, to said Myrtle Henesey, Hazel Runge
<br /> and Frieda Linderka.mp. The sum of �3d0.00 was bequeathed to Hazel Runge as Trustee f or Dale Mason
<br /> Runge, a grandson of said Teatatrix to be held by said Trust�e until said Dale Mason Runge attained
<br /> the age of 23 years; the sum of �1,400.00 was bequeathed unto said Harry Bennets�n; the rest, residue
<br /> and remainder of said property was bequeathed into four parts, to Myrtle Fowler no�vMyrtle Henesey,
<br /> Haze1 Rung�, Frieda Linderkamp and Eddie Hennetsen, share and share alike. .
<br /> SIXTH 6
<br /> The Court fur�her finds that said Harry Bennetsen filed with this Court a waiver and release
<br /> o�' said legaey �o him of the 9um of �1,0OO.Oa, and tha� the said Dale Mason Runge attained �he age
<br /> of 23 years on 2 day of November, 19��; the Court further finds that Christina Henne'�sen and Kyer-
<br /> stine Bennetsen are one and �he sam� persons; and tha� Myrtl.e Henesey, Hazel, Runge, Frieda Linder-
<br /> kamp, Eddie Bennetsen and Harry Bennetaen, entered into an agreem�nt by which the rest, residue and
<br /> r�mainder of said estate should be divided into five equal parts, each of them to receive an un-
<br /> divided one-fif�h part thereof.
<br /> SEVENTH
<br /> The Cour� fur�her finds that on the 4th day ofi November, 1948, an order of thie Court was made
<br /> allowin� the claim of P. D. Willis, County Treagurer, in the sum of �8.1�, and barring the filing
<br /> of any anc�. all other claims agains� said estate and excluding the holders �hereof from 8etting up
<br /> or asserting any such claims against said esta�e.
<br /> EIGHTH
<br /> The Court further finds that all claime against said estate, including the costs of adminis-
<br /> tration hereof and expenses of the last �.I.lness and burial of said Christina Bennetaen, have been
<br /> ful7.y paid by said Fxecutor, �hat he has made distribu�ion of said estate as pr ovided in said Wi1.l
<br /> d m e ay e t of the �300,00 legacy provided in paragraph V ther�of as evidenced by the receipt
<br /> ��' sai� H�a,ze� �unge and Dale Mason Runge, duly filed with this Cour� .herein, and since the filing I�
<br /> of said f ina1. report, hAS paid unto the ,5 residuary legatees in accordance with said Agreement,
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