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Lizzie Foster Will

Indiana Circuit Court (Warren County
Will Records

Film 1976522 DGS 7662654
Will Records, v. 4 (from p. 200) 1884-1895 Will records v. 5-6, 1895-1928

Based on handwritten documentation, this is from v. 5-6

page 199

Be it remembered that on the 4th day of August 1920, there was filed in the office of the Clerk
of the Circuit Court of Warren County, Indiana, the last will and testament of Lizzie Foster, deceased,
late of Tippecanoe county, Indiana, which said will nad the Probate is in the words and figures
as follows to-wit;
I, Lizzie Foster, of West LaFayette, Indiana, being of sound mind and disposing memory do now make and declare the following as my last will and testament.
Clause 1: I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my death as
convenient, and that my body be interred in the cemetery at Armstrong Chapel, Warren County, Indiana.
Clause 2. I will, devise and bequeath to my sister, Mattie Foster, all my property, real, personal
and mixed, to be had and held by her for and during the term of her natural life with the right to
use and dispose of such of the personal property as she may desire for any purpose during her
lifetime.
Clause 3: At the death of the said Mattie Foster I will, devise and bequeath all of the real estate
of which I may die seized and all of the personal property above bequeath to her which shall remain
undisposed of by her to my brother, Sam Foster, in case he be living at the time of my death, and in
case he shall then be dead, I will, devise and bequeath all of the property described in this clause
of my will to James Lackey Foster, son of the said Sam Foster.
Clause 4. I now make and appoint Sam Foster as executor of this my last will.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and seal this March 8th 1920.
Lizzie Foster
Signed by the said Lizzie Foster and declared by her to be her last will and testament in our
presence, and signed by us as attesting witnesses thereto at her request and in her presence and in
the presence of each other this March 8th, 1920.
C. V. McAdams
Bess McAdams
State of Indiana
Warren County, SS
On the 4th day of August A.D. 1920. personally came before the clerk of the Warren Circuit
Court c. V. McAdams one of the subscribing witnesses to the annexed and foregoing instrument of
writing purperting to be the last will and testament of Lizzie Foster late of Tippecanoe County,
in the state of Indiana, deceased, who being now duly sworn to testify the truth the whole truth and
nothing but the truth concerning the execution of the last will and testament of Lizzie Foster,
deceased, on his oath aforesaid testified as follows, to-wit; that he saw the said Lizzie Foster in her
life time, but who is now deceased, sign her name to the annexed and foregoing instrument of writing
as and for her last will and testament, that he heard her declare the same to be her last will and
testament; and that C. V. McAdams and Bess McAdams signed their names thereto as attesting witnesses at
the request of said testatrix in her presence and in the presence of each other, and at the time she
so executed said last will and testament the said Lizzie Foster was of full age to devise and be-
queath her property that she was of sound and disposing mind and memory, and that she was not under

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coercion or restraint of any person or persons whomsoever, and further saith now
C. V. McAdams, Witness
Subscribed and sworn on this 4 day of Aug. A.D. 1920.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said
Court of Office in Williamsport, Ind., on this 4 day of Aug. A.D.1920.
William Cowgill, Clerk.

State of Indiana, Warren County, SS.
I, William Cowgill Clerk of the Warren Circuit Court of Indiana do herby
certify that the annexed and foregoing last will and testament of Lizzie Foster late
of Tippecanoo County, deceased, has been duly admitted to probate; that its due execution
was this day fully proven before me by the testimony of . V. McAdams one of the subscrib
ing witnesses thereto whose profs, together with said last will and testament have been
duly recorded on page of Will Record No now on file in my office.
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand affixed this seal
of said court at Office in Williamsport on this 4 day of Aug. A.D. 1920.
William Cowgill, Clerk

This will is also available on Ancestry in their database, Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999.