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