W I L L
In The Name of God Amen: - I, George A. Hungate, of McLeansboro Township,
in the County of Hamilton and State of Illinois, do make and publish and
Declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former
Wills by me made.
First: - My funeral expenses and all my just debts shall be fully paid and
a suitable monument shall be erected at my tomb.
Second:- I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Nancy A. Hungate as her
absolute property all my personal property of every kind and character,
which is to cover household and kitchen furniture, household goods,
furnishings, tools, farming implements and family and household supplies of
every kind whatever.
Third: - I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Nancy A. Hungate to have
and to hold and use and enjoy all the rents, issues and profits of same for
and during her natural life and widowhood, the farm which I now occupy and
which is described as follows: - The South East One Fourth (1/4, of the
South West Quarter of Section Twenty (20,; the North East One Fourth (1/4,
of the North West Quarter and the South West One Fourth (1/4, of the North
East Quarter of Section Twenty Nine (29,; all in Township Five (5, South,
Range Six (6, East of the Third (3rd, Principal Meridian and situated in
Hamilton County, Illinois containing One HundredTwenty (120,acres more or
Fourth: - I give and bequeath to my beloved son, Granville Hungate, Jr. the
remainder in fee of the above described real estate after the death or
remarriage of my said wife, Nancy A. Hungate, and I give and bequeath to my
beloved son,Granville Hungate, Jr., all other real estate than above
described which I may own at the time of my death as his absolute property.
Fifth: - I direct that my Executrix make no Inventory of my estate, the
Inventory as required by statute being hereby waived and I hereby give her
full power and authority and fully authorize her in every respect to execute
deed or deeds of conveyance for the purpose of settling my debts, if any,
and also give her full power and authority, if it becomes necessary to
execute or renew mortgage or mortgages on my real estate for the purpose of
settling up all the business pertaining to my estate without in any manner
obtaining decree or decrees from any of the courts, the requirements of the
statutes in such cases being hereby fully waived.
Sixth: - I appoint my beloved wife, Nancy A. Hungate the sole Executrix of
this my Will and request her to retain as counsel and adviser, my friend,
George W. Hogan, in the settlement of my estate. I further direct that my
Executrix give no bond, this requirement the Statute being hereby waived.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal at McLeansboro,
Illinois this November 13th, A.D. 1911.
George A. Hungate (seal)
Signed, Sealed and Published by the said George A. Hungate, in our presence
as and for his Last Will and Testament and in our presence, he at the tine
of his signing same declared same to be his Last Will and Testament, and we
as Witnesses thereof have at his request and his presence and in the
presence of each other, subscribed our names hereto on this November 13th,
R. D. Flannigan McLeansboro, Illinois
C. R. McNabb McLeansboro, Illinois
PROOF OF WILL
State of Illinois)
Hamilton County ))
In the County Court of Said County.
In Probate, February Term, A.D. 1924
Personally appeared in open Court R. D. Flannigan and C. R. McNabb
subscribing witnesses to the annexed instrument of writing purporting to be
the last will and Testament of George A. Hungate late of said County,
deceased, who, being duly sworn according to law, do depose and say, each
for himself, that they were present and saw the said George A. Hungate the
Testator sign, seal and declare the annexed instrument of writing as and for
his last Will and Testament and acknowledged the same as his act and deed,
and the said witnesses then attested said will in the presence of said
Testator and at his request, and in the presence of each other; and that
said witnesses believe that the said Testator was of sound mind and memory,
of full age, and under no constraint at the time he signed, sealed and
acknowledged the same as and for his last Will and Testament.
C. R. McNabb
R. D. Flannigan
Subscribed and sworn to in open Court, this 7th day of February A.D., 1924.