<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 name of the Benevolent Father of all:</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;">I, William Coulter of Smithville Wayne County Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament in the words and figures following:</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;">Item First: It is my will that all my just debts be paid.</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;">Item Second: I will devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth M. Coulter all my real and personal property during her natural life.</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;">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.</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;">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</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;">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.</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;">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.</span></p>
<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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