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Last Will and Testament of Ann B Evans

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Date: 2 Aug 1883 [unknown]
Location: Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: evans garrigues
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Last Will of Ann B Evans Deceased.

In the name of God, Amen; I Ann B. Evans wife of Nathan Evans, of the Borough of Pottsville, in the County of Shuylkill, and State of Pennsylvania, being weak in body and of sound mind, memory, and understanding; but considering the uncertainty of this transitory life, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, in manner and Form following, to wit:

First: It is my will, and I do order, that all my just debts and funeral expense be duly paid and satisfied, as soon as conveniently can be, after my decease.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my dear husband Nathan Evans, the one eighth part of all my personal estate, to do with whatsoever he may choose.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my son George Evans, the sum of one dollar, to be paid to him by my Executrix hereinafter named within one year after my decease.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my son Charles B. Evans the sum of one dollar, to be paid to him by my Executrix hereinafter named within one year after my decease.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Garrigues the wife of Lewis P. Garrigues, the sum of one dollar, to be paid to her by my Executrix hereinafter named within one year after my decease.

Item: I give and bequeath unto the children of my deceased son Clement Evans, the sum of one dollar, to be equally divided among them, share and share alike, and to be paid to them by my Executrix hereinafter named on their arrival at the age of twenty one years, without interest.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my son J. Howard Evans the sum of one dollar, to be paid to him by my Executrix hereinafter named within one year after my decease.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my two daughters, viz: Louisa B. Evans, and Annie S. Evans, all the remaining part of my personal estate, to be equally divided between them, share and share alike.

And, as touching my Real Estate, in the County of Shuylkill aforesaid or elsewhere, I give and devise the same unto my dear husband Nathan Evans, during his natural life.

and from and immediately after his decease, I give, devise, and bequeath the same unto my two daughters, viz: Louisa B. Evans, and Annie S. Evans and to their heirs and assigns forever, to be equally divided among them share and share alike.

And lastly, I nominate, constitute, and appoint my daughter Louisa B. Evans, to be the Executrix of this my Will hereby revoking all other Wills legacies and bequests, by me heretofore made, and declaring this, and no other, to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the second day of August, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eighty three.

Ann B. Evans {seal}

Signed, sealed, declared, by the said Testatrix, as her last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who have hereunto subscribed our names at her request as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said Testatrix, and of each other.

Eliza Barde
Louisa C.B. Wickersham
Morgan Reed

State of Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County. ss:

Be it remembered that on the 27th day of Jany A.D. 1905 befoer me, the subscriber, Register for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Adminstration and for said County personally came Charles B. Evans and Annie S. Evans to me known, who being by me duly sworn according to law, did depose and say, that they knew Eliza Bard, out of jurisdiction that they were well acquainted with the signature of the said Eliza Bard out of Jurisdiction that they verily believe the name signed to the above instrument of writing to be the genuine signature of the said Eliza Bard, and further saith not.

Charles B. Evans
Annie S. Evans

Sworn and subscribed before me this 27 day of January A.D. 1905

Thomas S Herb
Register

State of Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County. ss:

Be it remembered that on the 27th day of Jany A.D. 1905 befoer me, the subscriber, Register for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Adminstration and for said County personally came Louisa B. Evans and Annie S. Evans and Charles B. Evans to me known, who being by me duly sworn according to law, did depose and say, that they knew Louisa C.B. Wickersham now deceased that they were well acquainted with the signture of the said Louisa C.B. Wickersham deceased, that they verily believe the name signed to the above instrument of writing to be the genuine signature of the said Louisa C.B. Wickersham and further saith not.

Louisa B. Evans
Annie S. Evans
Charles B. Evans

Sworn and subscribed before me this 27 day of January A.D. 1905

Thomas S Herb
Register

Estate of Ann B. Evans Deceased.

State of Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County. ss: You do swear that as Executrix of Ann B. Evans deceased, you will well and truly administer the goods and chattles, rights and credits of the decedent according to law, and diligently and faithfully regard and will and truly comply with the provisions of the law relating to collateral inheritances.

Louisa B. Evans {seal}

Sworn and subscribed before me this 27 day of January A.D. 1905

Thomas S Herb
Register of wills.

Filed Jan 27 1905

Reg & Examined Jan 31 1905 Decedent died Dec 14 1904.





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