The Will of Abraham Peer

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Will of Abraham Peer

Last Will and Testament of Abram Peer

In the name of God Amen. I, Abram Peer of the County of Hamilton and State of Illinois do make ordain and publish this my Last Will and Testament. I desire that all my just debts be paid with my personal expenses; that my entire personal property at my death shall immediately ____ in my beloved wife, Mary Ann Per, consisting of household and kitchen furniture, beds and bedding, cooking utensils, farming implements, wagon, harnesses, horses, cattle, hogs, sheepe and with any money owing on hand (if any) debts, due or owing to me, that she shall out of said, personal estate, pay the debts I may owe in her own way as she may determine without administration. The south1/4 of the SE of the NE gr of section 24, Town 3N 6, twenty acres and the NE SE gr of Sec 23 1/3 NE forty acres, not being heretofore conveyed I now convey the NE of the SE gr. of Section 23 lvng to my beloved wife, Mary Ann Peer in fee simple.

The S of the SE NE gr of Section 24 above described to Stephen A. L. Peer in fee simple. My other children not provided for herein I have given heretofore of lands and personal property according to my ability and therefore make this my bequests here.

I will that my beloved wife shall after the Probate of my Will be at no other expense and she proceed in the sittleing of my affairs without-bond, or accounting to anyone except my creditors.

Abram X (his mark) Peer (Seal)

Signed and dated in person

Ofs of C. Clerk John B. Smith_______

Margaret D.Smith____

12th March, 1879

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