The Will of George Boster
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Last Will and Testament of George Boster

State of Illinois}
Hamilton County}

In the Name of God Amen I George Boster of said county of Hamilton and State of Illinois of the age of 77 years of age and being of sound mind and memory do make publish and declaire this my Last will and Testament in the manner following that is to say

1. I want all my just debts and burial expenses paid

2. I give bequeath to Ulyses S. Boster all my personal property of every kind and nature and all the increase until my death and after my death.

3. I give and bequeath to Phillip Boster one dollar

4. I give and bequeath to George A. Boster 2 notes of the amount of one hundred dollars $50 each whitch I handed to Permelia E. Dewit on or about the month of December AD 1885

5. I give and bequeath to James A. Boster the sum of one dollar

6. I give and bequeath to Sidney Boster heirs the sum of one dollar

7. I give and bequeath to ?nson Meadowes the sum of one dollar

8. I given and bequeath to Marry C. Meadowes the sum of one dollar

9. I give and bequeath to Sarah C. Moore the sum of one dollar

10. I give and bequeath to Permelia E. Dewit the sum of one dollar

11. I give and bequeath to Adline Boster the sum of one dollar.

12. I hereby appoint Permelia E. Boster my wife sole executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revocking all other wills by me made and authorize her to demand and receive two "ceartains?" promisary notes of fifty dollars each given by George A. Boster to me whitch I handed to Permelia E. Dewitt about the month of December AD 1885

In witness whereoff I have herinto set my hand and seal this the 7th day of July AD 1886

Tilman F. Richardson    James L. Richardson                    George Boster X his mark

Whereas the above instrument consisting of one sheet was at the date there off signed dated published and declared by the said George Boster as his and for his last will and Testament in presentes of us and each other have at his request and in his presetes have subscribed our names as witnesses there to the above instrument consisting of one sheet was at the date thereoff declared to us by George Boster the Testator therein mentioned to be his last will and testiment and at the same time acknowledged to us and each of us that he had signed and ------ ------------------- at his request and in his presentes and in the  ------ of each other signed our names here to as attesting witnesses

R. M. Harrelson
Tilman F. Richardson
James L. Richardson

February, 1888 From the newspaper Leader; B. 03 May 1802 West Va. D. 01 Feb 1888, home near Union Ch. Moved to Ham. Co. in 1839; Leaves wife and children.


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