|Last Will and Testament of William Litster
of Clinton County Iowa
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|I William Litster of the City of Clinton in Clinton County in the State of Iowa hereby make my last will and testament as follows:
1- I devise give and bequeath all the property real and personal which I may own or possess or to which I may be entitled at the time of my death unto my beloved wife Ann Litster and to her heirs and assigns absolutely and forever and to be disposed of by her as she may see fit.
2- I appoint my said wife sole executrix of this will and exempt her from the necessity of giving bonds fro the execution of such trust.
3- I revoke all former wills by me made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th day of December
A. D. 1882.
William Litster (seal)
The above and foregoing instrument was at the date thereof signed, sealed and published and declared by the said testator William Litster as and for and to be his last will and testament in our presence who at his request and presence and in the presence of each other have hereto signed our names as subscribing witnesses.
Geo. B. Young of Clinton Iowa
Halleck N. Seaman? Of Clinton Iowa
State of Iowa }
Clinton County } SS
I A. L. Schuyler clerk of the circuit Court in and for said County do hereby certify that on this day at the September Term A. D. 1883 of said Court the will and instrument in writing hereunto annexed and bearing date in the 16th day of December 1882 was duly proved before and allowed by said court as and for the last will and testament of the real and personal estate of William Litser 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 2nd day of October A. D. 1883.
Circuit Seal – A. L. Schuyler, Clerk