In the name of the Benevolent Father of
all, I David C. Schaeffer, of Germantown,
Montgomery County, Ohio, to make and publish
this my last will and testament, hereby
revoking all former wills by me made.
Item 1. I
direct that all my debts be fully paid.
Item 2. I direct
that all my personal property go to and vert
absolutely in Elizabeth Gennette.
Item 3. I give and
devise to Mary Shepherd, the residue of the
proceeds of the sale of my real estate after
said proceeds have been applied toward the
payment of my costs of administration of my
estate and the payment of by debts. My
real estate consists of lot no. 30, as the
same is known and distinguished on the plat
of Germantown, Ohio, and this real estate I
direct and will to be sold and the proceeds
applied toward the payment of said costs and
my debts and if anything is left over, that
residue shall go to and vest in said Mary
Shepard; said Mary Shepherd resides at or
near Ft. Payne, Alabama, and is the grand
daughter of Elizabeth Gennette, but said Mary
Shepherd shall take according to this will
whether she resides at Ft. Payne or not, as
the residence is simply given as a matter of
Item 4 I direct
that part of my personal estate be sold
Item 5 I hereby
appoint without bond, Elizabeth Gennette as
by Executrix to carry out this my last will
and testament. My said executrix shall
have the authority and power to proceed
according to law in the probate court of
Montgomery County, Ohio, sell said real
estate and have said court to adjunct
the liens and claims against my said estate
and in all ways fully settle my said estate.
My said executrix shall pay the residue of
the proceeds of the sale of my real estate
after paying costs of administering my estate
and aftr pying my debts, to said Mary
Shepherd, if any such residue there be.
In witness wherof I have
herunto set my hand this 18th day
of November 1899.
David C. Schaeffer.
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