Last Will and Testament of Christian D. Evers
of Clinton County Iowa
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Last Will and Testament of Christian D. Evers
In the name of God Amen:

Christian D. Evers of the County of Clinton and State of Iowa being of the age of Fifty two years and of sound mind and disposing mind and memory do make publish and declare the following as and for my last Will and Testament to wit:

First I direct that my just debts of any I may have shall first be paid out of personal assets.

Second I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Caroline Evers all the balance residue and remainder of my estate both real and personal, the real estate in fee simple to be hers forever to dispose of as she shall see fit.

Third I hereby nominate and appoint my wife
Caroline Evers as the Executor of my Will and Testament and request the Court to appoint her as such without giving bond.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of July 1887.
Christian D. Evers

The foregoing instrument consisting of one half sheet was by the said
Christian D. Evers to us published declared and for his last Will and Testament and we in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto set our hands as witnesses thereto this 13th day of July 1887.
Simon C. Waldenberg
Arnold W. Walliker

State of Iowa
Clinton County
William Kreim, clerk of the District Court in and for said County do hereby certify that on this day at the April Term A. D. 1888 of said Court the will and instrument in writing hereunto annexed and bearing date in the 13th day of July 1887 was duly proved before and allowed by said court as and for the last will and testament of the real and personal estate of Christian D. Evers late of said County deceased and was by said Court ordered to be recorded as such will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto at my hand and affixed the seal of the court at my office in Clinton in said County this 28th day of May A. D. 1888.
William Kreim, Clerk