I, Mary M. Redmiles, of Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland, being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament, in manner following that is to say.
1st - I give and bequeath to my son Harry E. Redmiles my bed and bedding in my bedroom.
2nd - I give and bequeath to my two daughters, Nettie M. Dicus and Bernice V. Hines all my remaining furniture now in the dwelling where I reside, said furniture to be divided equally between them.
3rd - I give and devise to my son Romes F. Redmiles and Allan F. Redmiles, my farm in Anne Arundel County, they to pay the mortgage now on the place, my formal expenses and any debts owed by me and are to pay to my son Harry E. Redmiles one hundred and fifty dollars one year from my death without interest, to Nettie M. Dicus one hundred and fifty dollars two years from my death without interest, to Brenton L. Redmiles one hundred and fifty dollars within three years of my death without interest, to Bernice V. Hines one hundred and fifty dollars within four years from my death without interest, and to Catherine Redmiles, wife of my son Romes F. Redmiles, one hundred and fifty dollars within five years from my death without interest, and the said Romes F. Redmiles to pay to Alan F. Redmiles two hundred dollars and when so paid, the said Alan T. Redmiles and Romes F. Redmiles to own the place in equal shares as tenants in common.
4th - I hereby constitute and appoint my son Romes F. Redmiles to be the Executor of my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking and annulling all Wills and Codicils heretofore by me made and it is my desire that he be exempted from giving bond.
In Testimony Whereof, I have subscribed my name and affix my seal this 23rd day of May the year nineteen hundred and twelve.
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above
Testatrix on and for her last Will and Testament
in the presence of who at her request in her
presence within the presence of each other, have
hereunto subscribed their names as witnesses.
Maggie M. Lowman
John M. Lowman
Anne Arundel Co. SS:
On the 2nd day of April 1913, came Romes F. Redmiles and made oath in due form of law that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Mary M. Redmiles late of said deceased, other than the above instrument of writing, and he found the Will among the private papers of the deceased and retained the same in his custody until delivered to the Register of Wills for probate and that the deceased departed this life on or about the 15th day of April, 1913.
Sworn in Open Court.
Test Oden B. Duckett
Reg. of Wills for Anne Arundel County
Anne Arundel County SS:
On the 29th day of April, 1913, came Maggie M. Lowman and John M. Lowman, the two subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Mary M. Redmiles, late of said County deceased, and made oath delivered of law that they did see the Testatrix sign and seal the Will; that they heard her publish pronounce and declare the same to be her last Will and Testaement, that at the time of her so doing she was, to the best of their apprehension of sound and disposing mind, memory and good standing and that they together subscribed their names as witnesses to this Will in her presence, at her request and in the presence of each other.
Sworn to in Open Court.
Test. Oden B. Duckett
Reg. of Wills for anne Arundel County
In the Orphans Court of Anne Arundel County
The Court after having carefully examined the last Will and Testament of Mary M. Redmiles late of said County deceased and also the evidence attesting as to its validity, Orders and Decrees this 29th day of April, 1913, that the same be admitted in this Court as the true and genuine last Will and Testament of said Mary M. Redmiles, deceased.
Henry A. ______________
Frank A. M_________
Filed April 29, 1913
Will of Mary Redmiles, Book OBD1:47, Page 58, CR72,259-2, Maryland Archives, Anne Arundel Co.
Dated May 23, 1912
Entered for Probate April 29, 1913
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