<br /> NO. 9 HALL COUNTY
<br /> LAST '�;rILL AND T�STAMET�17 _
<br /> LAST ,^IILL AND TESTAMENT OF BERT3ARD GEORGE BAUMAN, OF ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA.
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<br /> and @eclare this my Last ti^Till and Testaznent in the z�TOrds and figutes following: I
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<br /> First. I hereb�r revoke any and all former Z�iils ��y me made.
<br /> Second, T direct that my funera.l ch�rges, the expenses of my la.st illness, the expense of
<br /> administering my estate, and all m�� debts be first paia.
<br /> Third. I give, �devise and bequeath a1I the rest, residue and remainder of rny property,
<br /> real, bersonal and mixed, unto 1?13T ti;rife, Leona M. Baunan, of A1liance, Box Butte County, NebraskA.
<br /> Fourth. I hereb�T a�?�>oint my i�rife, Leona M. Baur�an, of Alliance, Box Butte County, Nebraska.
<br /> and my father, August J. Baurnann of Grand Island, Ha11 County, Nebraska, as Joint Execu�ors of
<br /> this, my Last T�+lill and Testa.,ment.
<br /> In Vlitness Tr�hereof I have iereunto subscribed my nGme at Alliance, Nebraska this eighth day
<br /> of Sex;tember, A. D. , 1g27.
<br />' Bernard Geor�;e Bauman
<br /> ��Je, ti•rhose na,mes are hereunto subscribed, do hereby certify that Bernard George Bauman, the
<br /> testator, subscribed 'nis name to this instrument ir. our presence, and in the presence of each of
<br /> us, and dec�.�.red at the same time in our �;resence and hearing triat '��:is instrument was his .Last
<br /> Vdill and Testa.�ent, and we, at his request, sign our names hereto, in his �>resence, and in the
<br /> presence of each other, as t�ri�nesses.
<br /> Ruby Y. Dodd of A1liance, Nebr.
<br /> W. R. Metz of Alliance, Nebraska
<br /> IN THE COUNTY C OURT OF BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA
<br /> IN THE NIATTER OF T�iE ESTATE .
<br /> CERTIFICATE OF
<br /> OF . . . . . . PROBATE
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<br /> BERNARD GEORGE BAUMAN, DECEASED
<br /> STATE OF n?EBRASKA ;
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<br /> BOX BUTTE COUNTY :
<br /> I, Penrose E. Romig, Judge of the County Court of said county, do hereby certify that the
<br />, f oregoing instrument ti,�as f iled in this office on the 17th day of June, 19�6 to�ether ti;rith the
<br /> Petit3.on f or Probate of �he same; that Notice of the pendency of s�.id petition was given by
<br /> publication of the same three successive weeks in �he Alliance Times and Herald, a legal news-
<br /> paper printed and publ3.shed in said county; that on the llth d�y of Ju1y, 19�6, the execution
<br /> said S:iy.1 �-ra� duly proven and also t'riat tne s��id Testat�r, at t��e tir_ie of its execution, was of
<br /> f ul2 a,ge and of sound mind; th�t an Order o�' said court ti�ras thereupon entered admitting said
<br /> instrument to �robate as and for the Last Vdill and Testa�:?ent of sa3.d Bernard George Baur�an, and
<br /> that Letters Testamentary thereupon i�sue to Leona M. :�a.uman, the executrix named in said t�rill.
<br /> In t•:itneas z•:hereof I have riereunto set my h�nd and a.ffixed the seal of said court this 13th
<br /> \ day of July, 19�6.
<br /> SEAL Penrose E. Romi�
<br /> County Judge
<br /> DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION
<br /> IN THE COUNTY COURT OF BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA Ii`? THE MATTER OF THE FSTATE OF BERNARD GEORGE
<br /> BAUl�AN, DECEASED . . , . DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION
<br /> NoV� on this 3rd day of l�Iay, 19��, �this cause carne on for hearing upon the petition of Leona '
<br /> M. Bau,-nan, executri,x of the e�ta.te of Bernard George f3��.uman, deceased, for distr3.bution of the
<br /> resid�ae of said estate notiti� in her posgession and upon the evidence submitted in open court.
<br /> The court finds that notice of the tir�e, place and purpose of thi� hearing has been given as
<br /> provided by la� and as ordered by tre court.
<br /> On consideration o.�' the evidence and the records and files herein tn.e court finds that
<br /> letters testamentary upon sa.id estate issued to Leona ��. Baurnan out of and under the seal of
<br /> said court; that all proceedings required by law have been h�.d for the proper filing, exami.nation,
<br /> and allowance of claims agains� said estate; th�.t the time limited to creditors to file claims
<br /> has+��xr��ed and that an order ba��ring cl�ims h�.s been entered; that the only cl.aims filed against
<br /> said estate c�rere the c?aims of Copsey Clinic for the last sickness of the deceased and of Glen
<br /> M3.11er for funeral expenses, both of ti�rhich claims ��rere alloti�red and have been paid; that all debts,
<br /> claims and demands of every kind and nature against saia estate have been paid, including funeral
<br /> ex,��nses and admini�tration ej penses, i-Tith the follozrrin�; eyce�tions, to-wit : publicati�n
<br /> fees, �22.78; court costs, ��0. 00; recordin� decree o#' distr�buti.on in Box Butte and Hall Counties,
<br /> �7.00; John J. Brittan, a1�praiser� s fees, �5.00; �°T. F. O�Erien, �.p�ra3.ser� s fees, �5.00 Reddish
<br /> & Reddish, attorneys' fees, �1;1�-8.�'3; tha.t by reason of ��,e recent death of t�e s��id �rT. F. O� Brien,
<br /> his fees as a����:raiser are �o be paid to Edward T�T. Becker, adriinistrator of the estate of said
<br /> W. F. O�Brien, also known as �°:'il�iam F. 0'Brien.
<br /> The court further finds tha.t in.heritance taxes have been assessed herein and have been fully
<br /> paid. The court further finds that the sa3.d Bernard �`eorge Bauman left a L�.st '�Jill and Testament
<br /> �rh�.ch has been admitted to r�robate herein b,;� tne �erms of Z,rhich he gave, devised, and bequeathed
<br /> ali of hi s property, real and ?ersonal, after the payment of his debts and funeral charges, to
<br /> his �•ridoi,r, Leona P�I. Baur�an.
<br /> The Court further finda that the s�.id Bernard George Bauman left him surviving as hi.s only -
<br /> heirs at 7.at�r, his ti•sidow, Leona T�I. Bauman, and the follot�;ing n�uned children, to-ti�rit: Bernard G. �
<br /> Bauman, w son; Robert J. Bauman, �. son; Jo,an B. Haney, a. daughter; Jean E. Bauman, a daughter;
<br /> Lti'illiam ��J. B�.uman, a son; Mar�T M. Bauman, a daughter, a.nd Martha L. Bau.man, a daughter. That
<br /> a11 of said heirs at lata Z.Tere more than 21 years of �-�.�e �,t the time of the death of said Bernard
<br /> �eorge Ba.uman t��ith the exce��tion of AZary M. Bauman and Martha L. Bauman, who are tTv�rins and tirere
<br /> born March 15, Z931•
<br /> The court fvr�her f�nds that the executriY of said estate ha.s in her �ossession for distribu-
<br /> tion ' __ the ca,sh sum of �"9,4j9.81 r and th� follot.*ing deac�ibed personal ��roperty,
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