Last Will and Testament of William Coulter

Probate documents from the estate of William Coulter, died in Wayne County, Ohio, January 1894

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William Coulter probate record Wayne County January 1894 - page 0 (cover)

8665

Probate Court

Wayne County, Ohio

Wm Coulter

Will of

 

Widow

Hearing Feby 8/94

Feby 8 1894

Will Probated

 

Cert issued to widow to elect and returned with proof of service

Date posted: 2015-10-11 16:51:36

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<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-2d6b660c-58ab-507e-a6bf-1440666160c4"><span style="font-size: 14.6667px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Item Seventh: I hereby authorize and empower my said Executor and Executrix if it becomes necessary during the life time of my said wife to pay my debts to sell any part on all of my real estate either at Private or Public sale as they deem best and on such terms as their best judgment</span></span></p>
William Coulter probate record Wayne County January 1894 - page 1

In the name of the Benevolent Father of all:

I, William Coulter of Smithville Wayne County Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament in the words and figures following:

Item First: It is my will that all my just debts be paid.

Item Second: I will devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth M. Coulter all my real and personal property during her natural life.

Item Third: I will and bequeath to my son Robert Coulter, who now resides near Seville Medina County Ohio, the sum of one Hundred Dollars.

Item Fourth: I will and bequeath to the son of Martha Jane McElroy, [blank ] McElroy who now resides with his father in Green County Indiana, the sum of Five Dollars

Item Fifth: I will devise and bequeath all the residue of my estate real and personal to my children, namely Samuel D. Coulter Fisher Coulter Benjamin M. Coulter Annie Jane Horn and William L Coulter share and share alike.

Item Sixth: I hereby nominate and appoint my said wife Elizabeth M. Coulter and my son Samuel D. Coulter Executrix and Executor of this my last will and testament.

Item Seventh: I hereby authorize and empower my said Executor and Executrix if it becomes necessary during the life time of my said wife to pay my debts to sell any part on all of my real estate either at Private or Public sale as they deem best and on such terms as their best judgment

Date posted: 2015-10-11 16:53:19

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Item Eighth: after the death of my said wife I authorize and empower my surviving Executor Samuel D. Coulter to sell any of my real estate remaining unsold and execute deeds to purchasers said sale to be at Private or Public sale and on such terms as he thinks advisable and also at the same time sell all of my personal property at Public sale and the money on hand if any and arising from the sale of said real and personal property disburse and pay (after all my debts are paid) in harmony with the provisions of items third fourth and fifth of this my will and testament.</span></p>
<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-2d6b660c-58ac-93f0-1cd3-e906b3cc8116"><span style="font-size: 14.6667px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Item Ninth: It is my will that the provisions I have made in this my will for my said wife shall be in lien of dower in any of my real estate and in lien of any amount set</span></span></p>
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dictates and to execute deeds to purchasers for the same. If any surplus remain from the sale of real estate aforesaid after the payment of my debts my said Executrix and Executor shall put the same out on interest or mortgage security and the net income arising therefrom shall be paid by my said Executor and Executrix to my said wife Elizabeth M. Coulter. If however my said wife wishes to make a partial distribution of the principal of said fund to my last named five children share and share alike she may do so at her discretion it being left perfectly optional with her whether the same shall be done and if she so consent to make said distribution the same shall be done by my said Executrix and Executor.

Item Eighth: after the death of my said wife I authorize and empower my surviving Executor Samuel D. Coulter to sell any of my real estate remaining unsold and execute deeds to purchasers said sale to be at Private or Public sale and on such terms as he thinks advisable and also at the same time sell all of my personal property at Public sale and the money on hand if any and arising from the sale of said real and personal property disburse and pay (after all my debts are paid) in harmony with the provisions of items third fourth and fifth of this my will and testament.

Item Ninth: It is my will that the provisions I have made in this my will for my said wife shall be in lien of dower in any of my real estate and in lien of any amount set

Date posted: 2015-10-11 16:54:40

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apart for her years support

Item Tenth: I desire no appraisement of my personal property to be made.

Item Eleventh: I desire that no bond be require of my said Executrix and Executor and that the Probate Court do not require the same.

In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of January 1890.

Wm Coulter (Seal)

Signed sealed and acknowledge as and for the last will and testament of William Coulter by him in our presence and signed as witnesses by us in his presence and at his request.

R.S. Roller

A.D. Metz

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THE STATE OF OHIO

WAYNE COUNTY, SS

PERSONALLY appeared in open Court R.S. Roller and A.D. Metz subscribing witnesses to the Last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter deceased, who being duly sworn according to law, depose and say that they were personally present, and saw the said Wm Coulter subscribe said Will, and heard him publish and declare the same to be his Last Will and Testament; that the said Testator, at the time of executing the same, was of full age, of sound mind and memory, and not under any restraint, and that they subscribed said Will as witnesses in his presence, and at his request.

[signed]

R.S. Roller

A.D. Metz

Sworn to and subscribed before me in open Court, this 8th day of Feby A.D., 1894

[signed] Hiram B. Swartz Probate Judge

By [illegible] Deputy Clerk.

Date posted: 2015-10-11 17:03:57

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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">And now comes Samuel D. Coulter and produces for admission to Probate in said Court the Last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter late a resident of the Township of Green in said County, who died on the 7th day of Jany, A.D. 1894</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Said Testator died leaving Elizabeth M. Coulter his widow and the following named persons, all of his next of kin, resident in the state of Ohio.</span></p>
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<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">THE STATE OF OHIO, Wayne County, SS.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The above named Samuel D. Coulter being duly sworn, says the statements of the foregoing application are true as he verily believes.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Samuel D. Coulter</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence this</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">30th day of Jany, A.D. 1894</span></p>
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<p><span style="font-size: 14.6667px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Probate Judge</span></p>
William Coulter probate record Wayne County January 1894 - page 4

Application to Probate Will

IN THE PROBATE COURT, WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO.

In the Matter of the Will of Wm Coulter, deceased.

TO THE JUDGE OF SAID COURT:

And now comes Samuel D. Coulter and produces for admission to Probate in said Court the Last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter late a resident of the Township of Green in said County, who died on the 7th day of Jany, A.D. 1894

Said Testator died leaving Elizabeth M. Coulter his widow and the following named persons, all of his next of kin, resident in the state of Ohio.



NAME

DEGREE OF KINSHIP

P.O. ADDRESS

Robert M. Coulter

Son

Litchfield O.

Samuel D. Coulter

 “

Wooster O.

Lemuel F. Coulter

 “

Fredericksburg O.

Benjamin M. Coulter

 “

Smithville O.

Anna J. Horn

Daughter

Norwalk O.

Wm G. Coulter

Son

Smithville O.

Samuel S. McElroy

GrandSon

Scottland Ind.

 

THE STATE OF OHIO, Wayne County, SS.

The above named Samuel D. Coulter being duly sworn, says the statements of the foregoing application are true as he verily believes.

Samuel D. Coulter

Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence this

30th day of Jany, A.D. 1894

[signed] Hiram B. Swartz

Probate Judge

Date posted: 2015-10-11 17:05:23

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">NOTICE TO HEIRS</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">STATE OF OHIO,</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">WAYNE COUNTY, SS. In Probate Court.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In the matter of the last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter Dec&rsquo;d.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">To Robert M. Coulter Lemuel F. Coulter Benjamin M Coulter Anna J. Horn Wm G. Coulter and Elizabeth M. Coulter</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">You are hereby notified that on the 30th day of Jany A.D. 1894, an instrument of writing, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter late of Green Township in said County, deceased, was produced in open Court, and an application to admit the same to Probate was on the same day made in said Court. Said application will be for hearing before this Court, on the 8th day of Feby, A.D. 1894, at 10 o&rsquo;clock A.M.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">[signed] Hiram B. Swartz Probate Judge</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Samuel D. Coulter Deputy.</span></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Dated at Wooster, Ohio, this 30th day of Jany A.D. 1894</span></p>
William Coulter probate record Wayne County January 1894 - page 5

NOTICE TO HEIRS

STATE OF OHIO,

WAYNE COUNTY, SS. In Probate Court.

In the matter of the last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter Dec’d.

To Robert M. Coulter Lemuel F. Coulter Benjamin M Coulter Anna J. Horn Wm G. Coulter and Elizabeth M. Coulter

You are hereby notified that on the 30th day of Jany A.D. 1894, an instrument of writing, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Wm Coulter late of Green Township in said County, deceased, was produced in open Court, and an application to admit the same to Probate was on the same day made in said Court. Said application will be for hearing before this Court, on the 8th day of Feby, A.D. 1894, at 10 o’clock A.M.

[signed] Hiram B. Swartz Probate Judge

Samuel D. Coulter Deputy.

 

Dated at Wooster, Ohio, this 30th day of Jany A.D. 1894

Date posted: 2015-10-11 17:06:53

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">RETURN</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">STATE OF OHIO</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">WAYNE COUNTY,SS.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Samuel D. Coulter being duly sworn, says that on the 30th day of Jany A.D.1894, he served the within notice by delivering a true copy thereof to the within named Robert M. Coulter Lemuel F. Coulter Benjamin M. Coulter Anna J. Horn Wm G. Coulter and Elizabeth M. Coulter</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">[signed] Samuel D. Coulter</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Subscribed in my presence and sworn to before me, the 8th day of Feby A.D. 1894</span></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 14.666666666666666px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">[signed] Hiram B. Swartz P.J.</span></p>
William Coulter probate record Wayne County January 1894 - page 6

RETURN

STATE OF OHIO

WAYNE COUNTY,SS.

Samuel D. Coulter being duly sworn, says that on the 30th day of Jany A.D.1894, he served the within notice by delivering a true copy thereof to the within named Robert M. Coulter Lemuel F. Coulter Benjamin M. Coulter Anna J. Horn Wm G. Coulter and Elizabeth M. Coulter

[signed] Samuel D. Coulter

Subscribed in my presence and sworn to before me, the 8th day of Feby A.D. 1894

 

[signed] Hiram B. Swartz P.J.

Date posted: 2015-10-11 17:07:41