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Petition For Certificate of Descent

- In the Matter of the Descent of the Realty of Even Johnson, Deceased.

To Robert P. Clark, County Judge of Juneau Count, aforesaid:
     The petition of Oscar Ormson of the Town of Fountain, County of Juneau and State of Wisconsin, respectfully represents and shows to said Judge, that Even Johnson late, and up to the time of his death as hereinafter stated, a resident of the Town of Fountain, County of Juneau and State of Wisconsin, described as follows to-wit:

The North West Quarter (NW1/4) of the South East Quarter (SE1/4) of Section Number Thirty-five (35), Township Number Sixteen (16) North, Range Number Two (2) East;

That the clear market value of said real estate at the date of such decease was the sum of $700.00 and that your petitioner is interested therein as.

That the names and residences of the heirs at law of said Even Johnson who is now deceased, are as follows: Jane Johnson, widow; Rachel Johnson, Eliza Johnson Oleson, Esther Johnson, also known as Esther Johnson Clark, daughters; John O. Johnson, Ole Johnson, Knute Johnson and Seivert Johnson, also known as Sievert Johnson, sons.

That the said deceased was also known and described as Evan Johnson and Ever Johnson.

That the interest of each of said heirs in the above described premises was and an undivided one-seventh part thereof subject to the dower rights of the widow, Jane Johnson.

WHEREFORE, your petitioner prays your honor to issue under your hand and the seal of the County Court of the County of Juneau, aforesaid, a certificate setting forth the names of the heirs-at-law of said Even Johnson, deceased, and the interest of each of said heirs in said premises as above described and which said deceased owned and was seized of at the time of his death, together with a full and complete description thereof, and as in duty bound your petitioner will ever pray.

Dated this 2nd day of June, A.D. 1937
Oscar Ormson, Petitioner

     Swan Tveraas, the above named petitioner being duly sworn, on oath, says that he has heard read the foregoing petition, and knows the contents thereof, and that same is true to his own knowledge, except as to those matters therein stated on information and belief and as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd day of June, A.D. 1937.
Signed: Oscar Ormson
C. E. Macomber, Notary Public, Juneau Co. Wis

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