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COPY OF INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN THE RECORDERS OFFICE OF PETTIS COUNTY MISSOURI, IN BOOK 343 PAGE 438

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That I, Elvie Helman, of. the County of Pettis, and State of Missouri, being of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

First: I order and direct that my Executor herein after named pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.

Second: After the payment of such funeral expenses I direct that my property be disposed of as follows:

To my brother, Forrest E.Helman, I give, devise and bequeath my One hundred Sixty (160) acres of land known as the Wulff farm and more particularly described as the North West Quarter (1/4) of Section 28, Township 45, Range 22, Prairie Township, Pettis Co.MO

I direct that my property in the City of Green Ridge, Mo., which I now occupy as a home and more particularly described as lots 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Block (1), Stafford's

Addition to Green Ridge, Mo., be sold and the proceeds from said sale be equally divided between my brothers, Forrest E.Helman and Eugene B. Helmsman, and my nephew, Elmer G. Helman.

I direct that all of my household goods, furniture, dishes, bed clothing, and all other personal effects of that nature be divided equally between Forrest E.Helman, Eugene B. Helman and Elmer G. Helman.

All the money, bank balance, bonds, notes or other such evidence of value of which I die possessed I give to my brother, Forrest E. Helman.

And last I hereby constitute and appoint rear brother, Forrest E. Helen, to be the Executor of this, my last Will and Testament, revoking and annulling all former wills by me made, and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this the 14th day of August, A. D., 1928.

Elvie Helman (SEAL)

D. R. Elliott
C.A. Wisdom

 

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