THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF EMILY M. PACE
The city of Mt. Vernon, in the county of Jefferson and State of Illinois,
published the fourth day do December in the year of our Lord One Thousand
eight Hundred and Ninety Six.
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN
I, Emily M. Pace of the city of Mt. Vernon in the County of Jefferson
and State of Illinois,
of the age of Sixty Eight years and being of sound mind and memory, do
hereby make and
publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament, in manner following,
that is to say:
FIRST: - It is my will that my funeral expenses and all my just debts
be fully paid.
SECOND: - I give and bequeath, to Mrs. Nellie C. Foulks my organ and
three Hundred dollars ($300.00) in money.
THIRD: - I give and bequeath to Miss Helen Hartnagle, Four Hundred and
Fifty Dollars ($450.00) in money.
FOURTH: - I give and bequeath to James Downing Pace, Miss Nancy Twitty,
Mrs. Nancy C.
Terry, (my niece), Mrs. Eliza Ridgway, and John T. Hartnagel Fifty Dollars
($50.00) each in money.
FIFTH: - I give and bequeath to the Trustees of the First Methodist
Church of Mt. Vernon, Illinois,
One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) to be expended by said trustees for the use
and benefit of said church.
SIXTH: - I give devise and bequeath to Mrs. Lora Hartnagel my house
place known and described
as lot number two (2), in block number three (3) in S.K. Caseys third addition
to the city of Mt. Vernon
in the county of Jefferson and State of Illinois: also, the unoccupied
part of lot number Three Hundred
and seventeen (317) in Oakwood Cemetery situated on a part of the S.E.
¼ of the S.W. ¼ of Section
thirty (30) in Town two (2) South Range Three (3) East of the 3rd P.M.
in Jefferson County State of
Illinois, to have and to hold for her own proper use and benefit forever,
and I also, give and bequeath
to said Lora Hartnagel all my house hold and kitchen furniture of every
kind and description, which
shall include all furniture, beds and bedding, wearing apparel and table
SEVENTH: - I give, devise and bequeath all the rest, residure(?) and
remainder of my said estate,
real, personal and mixed, whether owned by me now or acquired by me hereafter
McAnally Moss and Robert Allyn Moss, Children of Norman H. Moss, Esq. In
LASTLY: - I hereby nominate and appoint Norman H. Moss, Esq. To be the
Executor of this my
Last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the Fourth
day of December, in the year
of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Six.
Emily M. Pace (Seal)
The above instrument consists of one double sheet was now here subscribed
by Emily M. Pace the
Testator in the presence of each of us, and was at the same time declared
by her to be her Last Will
and Testament, and we at her request sign our names hereto in her presence
as attesting witnesses.
J.H. Mitchell, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois
A.D. Webb, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Submitted By: Misty Flannigan (no relation)
Typed by: Connie MCKenzie
June 18, 1999