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Will of Maria (Creswick) Frankland) OH
Posted by: Greg Date: December 01, 1998 at 20:27:25
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Will of Maria (Creswick) Frankland)

Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and making null and void all other Wills and Testaments by me made heretofore: First: My will is that all my just Debts and Funeral Expenses shall be paid out of my Estate as soon after my decease as shall be found convenient. Second: I give, devise, and bequeath to my daughter Martha Budd all my Wearing apparel and my piano. Third: I give, devise, and bequeath to John Frankland, brother to my late husband the sum of one hundred dollars, if he shall be living at my decease. Fourth: It is my will and desire that all the Real Estate of which I may die seized and all the rest and residue of my personal property after providing for items two and three, shall be equally divided between my three children, Thomas Frankland, William Frankland and the said Martha Bud. Share and share alike. And all my household furniture of every description may be divided in lots of about equal value as my said children can agree. Or the same if they can not agree upon a division shall be sold and the proceeds of the sale shall be divided between them in equal shares. Fifth: I do hereby nominate, constitute, and appoint my two sons, Thomas Frankland and William Frankland as my executors of this my Last Will and Testament. And I do hereby authorize and empower my said executors with the consent of my said daughter if she should then be living, to sell and convey any and all Real Estate of which I may die seized and to execute and deliver to the purchaser or purchasers thereof good and sufficient deeds therefor without the order or authority of any Court for that purpose obtained. And to convey as good a title therefor as I could if living. Sixth: It is my will and desire that my said executors shall not be required to give or furnish any bonds for the faithful discharge of their duties as such executor. And that no appraisal of either my Real or Personal Estate shall be made.

In Testimony whereof, I have set my hand to this, my Last Will and Testament, at Cleveland, Ohio, this twenty fifth day of November, in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and seventy eight.

Maria A Frankland

The foregoing instrument was signed by the said Maria A Frankland in our presence, and by her published and declared as and for her Last Will and Testament, and at her request, and in our presence, and in the presence of each other, we hereunto subscribe our names as Attesting Witnesses at Cleveland Ohio, this twenty fifth day of November, A.D. 1878
W.J. Lawrence, resides at 23 (Bolivar?) St. Cleveland
(Jno K Corwin?), resides at 152 Osborne

Codicil to the above or within Last Will and Testament of Maria A Frankland.
Item First: Where as signed making and executing this above Last Will and Testament, the said John Frankland, brother to my late husband has deceased. It is therefor now my will and desire that the one hundred dollars devised to him in item Third - shall go to my beloved grand daughter Edith Lord and I also give and devise to her the large mirror now in my parlor.
Item Second: It is my will and desire that my son William shall have the new (Hair?) cloth furniture now contained in my parlor, consisting of a sofa, four chairs, and two easy chairs. Also my large feather bed, two pillows, and two pairs of blankets. The above will to remain same with the above exceptions.
In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand to the above codicil at Cleveland Ohio this thirty first day of May A.D. 1883.
Maria A Frankland

The forgoing codicil was signed by the said Maria A Frankland in our presence. And by her published and declared as a codicil to her Last Will and Testament. And at her request and in our presence and in the presence of each other. We hereunto subscribe our names as attesting witnesses at Cleveland Ohio this thirty first day of May A.D. 1883.
Mercy M Spear, resides at No. 21 Bolivar Street, Cleveland Ohio
(Jna?) K Corwin, resides at No. 224 Scovill Avenue Cleveland Ohio



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