Jefferson County, IL
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Submitted By: Mary Zinzilieta



Will Book B, page 349, Jefferson County, IL


I, John W. CLINTON, a farmer of sound mind and 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
expenses be duly paid and satisfied as soon as convienently can be after
my decease.

I give and bequeath to my six older chldren the some of $10.00 each,
namely:
To W. E. CLINTON $10.00; To N. J. ELLISON $10.00; To Emma C. KIRK
$10.00;
To Zelda A. BROWN $10.00; To Luther CLINTON $10.00; To James C. CLINTON
$10.00

Second - I bequeath to my beloved wife, Ollie M. CLINTON and to her
children by me nanely:
Holly CLINTON, Rosier CLINTON, Edna CLINTON, Pearl CLINTON all the
residue of my personal estate divided among them in equal parts so long as
said wife remains my widow.  When wife ceases to remain my widow said
personal property shall all go to her four children by me.

Third - I devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Ollie M. CLINTON and
her four children - Holly, Rosier and Edna and Pearl M. CLINTON the use of all
the real estate of which I shall die seized until Pearl M. CLINTON becomes 18
years of age.

And lastly I nominate, constitute and appoint W. E. CLINTON or Cecil
CLINTON to be the executor of this my last 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 and and seal this 17th day of January 1914

Signed - John W. CLINTON
Witnesses - Maggie St. CLAIR, W. R. St. CLAIR and E. KIRK
**** END

John W. CLINTON died on March 10, 1919 in Jefferson County, IL
 



 
 
 
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