|Last Will and Testament of Harriet Harborn
of Clinton County Iowa
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In the name of God Amen:
I Harriet Harborn of Clinton township, Clinton County, Iowa being of sound and deposing mind and realizing the uncertainty of human life, and desiring to make certain disposition of my earthly effects, do ordain this my last will and testament and annulling all former will or wills:
1st. I desire that all my just debts be paid.
2nd. All real estate in which I have or may hereafter have in interest in, I bequeath devise and give equally to my two children, Henry Harborn and George E. Harborn.
3rd. My personal property (except household goods) I give, devise and bequeath to my younger child George E. to be used by his guardian to educate and care for said George E.
4th. My personal property consists financially of insurance in “White Caps?” and balance due from sale of interest in Boiler Works.
5th. My household goods I give and bequeath to my two children Henry, George E. to be divided equally. Division to be made by my executrix under this will.
6th. I hereby appoint Mrs. Jane Munsby(Mumby?) executrix under this my last will and I ask that the court appoint her guardian of my children’s property and guardian and custodian of my younger child George E. Dated is 3rd day of December A. D. 1886. Witness my hand this day. Amen.
Witness to her mark – Harriet X Harborn
E. C. Walsh
We and each of us witnesses to the above will signed as such witnesses at the request of said Harriet Harborn and in their presence and in the presence of each other.
Dated: Dec 3, 1886 Charles Munsby (might be Mumby)
Mrs. Maggie C. Clapp
E. C. Walsh
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State of Iowa
I, 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. 1887 of said court the will and instrument in writing hereunto annexed and bearing date on the 3rd day of December 1886 was duly proved before and allowed by said court as and for the last Will and Testament of the real and personal estate of Harriet Harborn 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 set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at my office in Clinton, in said county this 20th day of April A. D. 1887
William Kreim Clerk
By D. R. Markham Deputy