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<br /> ° ever of the said �rantors and each of them, of, in, o�r to the same, or any part thereof. j'
<br /> To �i�ve anci To Hold the above descrii�ed premisQS, with the a�rurtenances , unto tY�e sa.�.� �
<br /> Spra�ue �. Ros� and to hi� heirs and assi�ns forever. And we hereby covenant with the �aid
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<br /> Sprague D. Ross, his heirs and as�i�ns that we hola said premises by goocl and perfect title; that;'
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<br /> �e have ;aoa right anc� lawful au�hority to sell and convey the samQ; that they are free and clear;
<br /> frorn all liens and incur:t�rances whatsoever, except the dower estat� of the said Ida G. �latts ;;
<br /> surviving wido�v of the said Jar�es H. �ta�ts, deceased. And we covenant �o warrant anc� defe�d
<br /> the said r�rem�sss a�ainst tho lawful claims of a11 xaersans whomsoever, excePt the dower estate of"
<br /> ' the said Ida G. '�atts, surviving widow of James H. Watts, deceased, ar�d U. P. R. R. Ca. , right-
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<br /> Dated this lOth day of PTovemk�er, A,.�. 1909, i
<br /> Frances J. Watson. �
<br /> Charles N. Watson.
<br /> In �?reserLce of Jennie P. �iehl . �
<br /> James B. lAatte . s'
<br /> R. R , Horth. Rose H, iN�tts .
<br /> ��`�.i Clive B. �otsick
<br /> James L. P�iotsick �
<br /> T�e ona F3a�e
<br /> Samuel Rate
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<br /> The State of Ttebraska )
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<br /> Be it rememb�red, that on this ldth day of n'ovember, A.D. 1909, '
<br /> before me �. F . Hor-�h, a i�otary PuUlic, within and for said Count;t and State, personally �,
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<br /> appeaxed Frances J. �atson and Charles T�. �a�son, her husband; Jen�ie P. Diehl , a �ridow; James f
<br /> B. Watts and Rose,,,�fatts, his urife; Caliva B. 3�otsick and Janies L. Motsick, her hus'�ancl and I,eona �'
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<br /> Bate and Sa�uel �3ate, her husbana, to me nersonally knc�wn to be the identical �ersons whose . �
<br /> r3mes are affixed to the abo��e instrizr:ient as Grantors, and they severally ackno��led;ec� the ex- �
<br /> ecution of the sam.e to "�o their voluntary act anct c�eed for the purpose therein e�ressed. �'
<br /> In �titnes� �Ihereaf, I have hereunto subacribed my n�r,�e and aff ixed my �dotarial �eal at i
<br /> !�rar.d Island, Nebraska, the date last above written . �'�
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<br /> (SEAL) 1�,�y cor:imission exnires March 29, 1911. Notary Pu�lic �
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<br /> Ida G. �latts 'peing first duly sworn on her oath deposes and says that she'.:
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<br /> is the stzxviving widow of Jarnes ��. �atts, who died on the 1�3" day of February, 1903, intestate , �'
<br /> and who at the tirne of his death was seized as o�rner in fee simnle of the following described
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<br /> real est�ta siti�atad in tne County�.: of Ha11 and State of Ne�raska, to-r�it : The South-west
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<br /> ��uarter of �ection Number Twen��-four (24) , in Townshi� Number Eleven (11) , Alorth of Ran�e ��umber�
<br /> Ten (10) , �est of the �th Princi�al '�eridian. Affiant further states tn�t the said James H, _ �
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<br /> ' �`�at�s 2ef� survivin� him as heirs at law and his onl,,r heir� at law the follat�ving named �aersons, ;
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<br /> to-�rit : Frances J. Watts, r.o�Fa interrnarried with Charles ��. �Natson; Jennie P. '�att�, naw ;;
<br /> Jennie P. Diehl, a widow:� Jar�es B, YDatt�; Olive B. r�atts , no�r ir:terryarried to James L. �dotaick;•;
<br /> Leona �Jat�s, no,v int�rruarried to Sarauel BatQ �11 of whom are of lawful age, and Ernest C. �Vatts, �'
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<br /> now a minor of tne a�e of 14 year� . Th�t all of tr,e f"oregoing nersons are fruit vf the marria�e �
<br /> betraeen this affiant and the said James H. 1Natt�, cleceased. Affiant further states that at the
<br /> aeath of the said James H. �►atts he left no clebts o�n�, and that the ex�ense of his last sickn�s�s
<br /> and burial tivere all naid by ��'fiant on har awn account and c�itYiout charge against the estate of
<br /> the said Jaraes x. �lat�s, deceasod and that there are no deb�� at this time of what�oever nature
<br /> which are a ch�rge a;air�t the estate of the said James H. �att� . Affiant further statas that
<br /> by reason of tl�ere bein; no debts agair_st the estato of the said �Tar.ies H. watts, deceased, that '`
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