<br /> WILL AND DECREE R�CORD
<br /> 28081—The Augustine Co., C}rand Ialand, Nebn
<br /> IN WITNESS tr,t'�EREOF T have hereunto set my hand anc� the seal of the County Cc�urt of Hall Coun�y,
<br /> Nebraska, this 22nd day of June, Z9�+9•
<br /> CHARLES B�SSERT
<br /> � ounty udge
<br /> I hereby acknowledge receipt and notiee o� the above order finding no Inher�.ta,nce Tax due in thi�
<br /> esta�e what�oever by sa3.d Cour� in the above decree this 22nd day of June, Zg�+9.
<br /> DONALD WEAVER
<br /> �SEAL) 0 AT 0 Y OF HA
<br /> COUNTY, NEBRASKA
<br /> In thQ County Court of Hall County, Nebraska
<br /> Cert3.ficate
<br /> 3TATE OF NEBRASKA, ) .
<br /> )ss. I, Charles Bossert County Judoe of Hall County, Nebraska, do hereby
<br /> HA.LL G4UNTY ) certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of Final Decree entered
<br /> IN' THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF OLIVER E. GTLBERT, DECEASED, with �he
<br /> origir.al record thereof, now remaining in said Court, that the 5ame is a correct transcr�.pt thereof,
<br /> and af' the whole of such orig�.nal record; that said Court is a Court of Record having �, seal, whieh
<br /> seal is hereto atta�hed; that said Court has no C1erk authorized to sign certificates in h�.s own
<br /> name, and �hat T am the legal custodian of said Seal and of the Records of said Court, and that
<br /> th� foregoin� attesta'�ion is in due form af law.
<br /> I further certify that a copy af the Last Will and Testament of said deceased, together with
<br /> the Certifi�ate of Probate thereof, is embodied in and made a part of said F3.nal Decree.
<br /> IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and aff3.xed the seal of t�ie County Court, at
<br /> Grand Island, this 22nd day of June 19�-9•
<br /> (SEAL,) Chaxles Bosser�
<br /> oun�y Jud�e.
<br /> Filed For record this 23 d.a.y of June 19�q, at 9:30 0 �clock A.M. ���r�
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<br /> FTNAI� DECREE
<br /> IN THE COUNTY COITRT OF HALL COUNTY, _ 1VEBRA3KA
<br /> In the Mat�er of: )
<br /> THE E�TATE OF )
<br /> GORDON Sr�ITH, ) F I N A L D E C R E E
<br /> Deceased. ) -- _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
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<br /> Now, on this 22nd day of June, 19�9, this matter came on for hearin� upon the petition of
<br /> Walter W. Smith and Mildred N. Smith and the pleadings And the eviclence and wa� submitted to the
<br /> Court; on cansiderat3.on whereof, the Court having examined the records and files herein, includin�;
<br /> s��:d petition, heard the ev3.dence iri support 'thereof, and being %ully advised in the ma.'Gter and
<br /> from the pro6f on file, f�nds that:
<br /> l. Due ana legal notice of the time and place of this hear�.ng hag been g�.ven to all persons
<br /> i.nterested in said matter, both cred.itors and heirs, in the manner required by law and the order
<br /> of this Court, and no ob�ections have been filed and no cla3.ms have been �'iled herein.
<br /> 2. �11 0� the statement and allegations set forth in the said peti�ion are true; that the
<br /> said Gordon Smith departed this life in Germa.ny on the lE�th day of. March, 1945, whil.e serv�.ng his
<br />; Country in the .Armed Forces during World War II; that his body was returned from Germany and was
<br />'', bur�.ed with military honors in the Grand Island City C�metery, in Hall County, Nebraska, on �Ghe
<br />; 5th da,y of Fdovember, 1G4�; �that at the time of his death he was a citiZen and resident of Hall
<br /> County, Nebraska; that more than two years have elapsed s3nQe the date of his death; that no ap-
<br /> plication has been made heretofore in the State of Nebraska for the appointment of an adm�.nistrator
<br /> of the estate of said deceased, and that �Chis Court has �uris�.3.ct3.on in �his matter.
<br /> 3. The said Gordon Smith was a minor of the age of l9 years at the tirne of his death, having
<br /> b n born on �h h da of � tober 1 2 * he was a sin le erson at �he date of his death and ha.
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<br /> never been married and he did not, leave any wife or chilc�ren survivin� him; and he le�"t surviving
<br /> 1-him, as his sole and only heirs-at-law, the fo�.Iot�ing, namely:
<br /> Walter W. Smith, his father, of legal age, o� 123 South Pine Street, Grand Island, Nebraska,;
<br />' Mildred N. Smith, his mother, of legal age, of 123 South P�.ne Street, Grand Island, Nebraska;
<br />� Maur�ce Sm3.th, his brother, a minor, of 123 South Pine Stree'�, Grand Island, Nebraska.
<br /> �. The, said Gor on Smith, deeeased, was seiZed and possessed a't the t3.me of his dea'�h of'��.an
<br /> undivid�d one-half (l�2 ) interest in and to the following descr3.bed real estate, to-wit: -
<br /> Lot Two (2 Block Fift -two 2 Paeker & Barr�s Second Addi�Gion to the Cit of Grand
<br /> ) Y �5 ) � Y
<br /> Island, Hall County, Nebraska; and,
<br /> North Fif�y two and one-third (52 1/3) feet of the West One Hundred_Fifty (150) f eet of
<br /> Lot Four (4) of Westervelt 's Sub-d3.vision of Lot Six (6) of the Count Sub-d3.v3sian of
<br /> the S°lest Half of the Southwest Quar�er (W�SW�) of' Seetion Fifteen (15�, Township Eleven
<br /> (11) North of Ra.nge N3.ne (9) Wes t of the �th. P.M. , same being reetangular pieee of
<br /> ground having a We�t frontage of Fifty-two and on�-third (52 1�3� feet on Pine Street,
<br />� a depth of one hundred fiPty (150) feet, and bounded on the North by the Nor'Gh 13.ne o�
<br /> i said Lot Four (�-) , as �urveyed, platted and recorded, all in Qrand Tsland, Hall County,
<br />� Nebraska.
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<br /> f 5. By virtue of the Statutes of Descent in the Revi.sed Statutes of the State of Nebraska, in
<br />! full force and effect at the date of the death of the said Gordon Smith, deceasec�, his un�cl3.�rided
<br />'� one-half interest in and �o the above said describ�d real estate desesnded, a'� the time of the
<br /> death of the said Gor don Smith, deceased, to his father and mother in the followin, shares:
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