Jefferson County, IL
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In the Name Of God Aman I Light Lowry of the county of Jefferson and the 
State of Illinois of the age of sixty six (66) years and being of sound mind and 
memory do make and publish and declare this my last will and testament in 
manner and from following that is to say

First: it is my Will that my funeral expenses and all my just debts be fully paid.

Second: after the payment of said funeral expensences and just debts it is my will 
that my son David Lowry have in cash the sum of one dollar, and that my son 
John R Lowry have the sum of one dollar in cash, and that the heirs of my daughter 
Elender Patton deceased have the sum of one dollar in cash and that my daughter 
Sarah E. Cates have the sum of one dollar in cash and that my son George W. Lowry 
have the sum of one dollar in cash and that my son Andrew J. Lowery have the sum 
of fifty dollars in cash and and that my son Francis M. Lowry have the sum of fifty 
dollars in cash and that my daughter Lucinda C. Warren have the sum of fifty dollars in cash.

Third: lt is my will that my Neice Elizabeth Evans have as a conpensation for services 
the sum of fifty dollars in cash. Provided always that if there should not be a suficient 
amount to pay said bequeaths as herein directed it is my will that said bequest be paid 
in proportion to the service amounts set forth and if there should be an oversurplus that 
the same be divided in proportion to the several bequests as herein mentioned and lastly 
I do hereby nominate and appoint my Brothers John Lowry and Young S. Lowry to be 
the executors of this my last will and testament hereby revolking all former Wills by me 
made and I hereby give and devise all my real and personal property or Estate of what 
kind or nature soever to my said Brothers John Lowry and Young S. Lowry the executors 
of this my last will and testament herein nominated and appointed in trust for the payment of 
my just debts and the Legacis with full power to sell and dispose of the same at Public or 
Private sale at such time or times and upon such terms and and in such manner as them shall 
seem meet and provided further that the same shall be done with out the expense of administration. 
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and sel this twenty fifth day of May in the year 
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy five ( AD 1875                                                                                           
Light W His X mark Lowry (Seal)

Abstracted from Jefferson Court House.
Typed by: Misty Flannigan
March 1999
 
 
 
 

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