Joseph Hawk

died Aug16 at 8 oclock on the afternoon as per affidavid filed

Be it remembered that I Joseph Hawk of Lancaster County in the State of Pennsylvania being of sound and desprising mind and memory do make and ordain my last will and testemant in manner following Viz; I direct all just debts and funeral expences to be fully paid and satisfied by my executors herein named as soon as may be after my decease All the rest residue and remainder of my estate real, personal and mixed I give too my beloved wife Mary Jane Hawk, the whole of her natural life (that is the property on which I now reside including all the household goods of what ever kind ( all monies that may be due me at the time of my decease ( After my debts and funeral expenses shall have been paid) Shall be placed on intrest by my said executors herein after named for the intrest that can be obtained for the same, that the intrest on same obtained for the same, that the intrest on same shall be paid to my said wife by my said executor herein after named from time to time as the same shall become due After the death of my wife Mary J. Hawk I direct that all her just debts and funeral expenses shall be fully paid by my said executor herein after named as soon as may be after her decease I then direct that all my property of whatsoever kind shall be converted into money as soon as the same can convenitly be done after her decease, and for that purpose I do herby authorize my said executor here in after named to sell and dispose of all my said real estate either by privite or public sale or sales for the best price or prices that can be gotten for the same , and by proper deed or deeds conveyances or assurances in the law, to be duly executed, acknowlegde and prerfected simple and where the whole of my residuary estate shalll be divided into four equal shares between my four children, Viz: Thomas Hawk, John Hawk, Mary Carrol, Nettie B. Hawk, and Addie M. Hawk Imminate constitutes and appoint Fred H. Hensel of Drumore township Executor of this my last will and testement In witness where of I joseph Hawk the testat have hereunto set my hand and seal the 17th day of April 1894

Signed and sealed and published and declared by the above named Joseph Hawk as and for his last will and testement in the presence of us who have herunto subscribed our names as witnesses there in the presence of the testater and of each other B.F. Barnett, O.C. (?) Murry Lancaster county

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