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Will of Mary T. Nutt Book 13, Pages 462-463

Contributed by Wendy Saxe <joshsmom at zoominternet.net>

Perry Township, Fayette County, PA
I, Mary T. Nutt, a citizen of Perry Township, Fayette County, State of Pennsylvania, do make and publish this as my last will and testament, being of sound mind and memory. First, I do hereby will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid and that my executor erect or cause to be erected, a suitable monument to my grave, costing not less than two hundred ($200) dollars. Further, I will and bequeath to my daughter, Laura Ann Wilgus, my organ and to my son Joseph J. Nutt the big eight day clock and the green coverlet. The rest of my personal property and also my real estate to be divided equally, share and share alike between my four children namely - Laura Ann Wilgus, Joseph J. Nutt, William C. Nutt and Martha M. McKnight. Lastly, I do hereby appoint my son William C. Nutt my executor to carry out and enforce the provisions of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and attached my seal in the presence of witnesses whose names are hereunto attached. This 10th day of December, 1900.

Mary T. Nutt
Attest: Samuel Luce
Harry Luce

Be it remembered that on the 31 day of March A.D. 1905 before me Logan Rush, Register for the Probate of Wills and Granting Letters of Administration in and for said County came Samuel Luce and Harry Luce subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mary T. Nutt, deceased, who being duly sworn according to law did each depose and say that they were personally present and saw the said Mary T. Nutt sign and seal the foregoing instrument of writing and heard her declare the same to be her last will and testament when of sound and disposing mind and memory to the best of their belief. That they signed their names as witnesses thereto by request of the said testatrix in her presence and in the presence of each other. That they know of no undue influence being used in making said will or any later will made.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31 day of March A.D. 1905 as witness my hand official seal.
Logan Rush, Register
Samuel Luce
Harry Luce

Now, March 31, 1905, the testimony of the above witnesses being adjudged sufficient, I do hereby admit the foregoing will to probate and order the same to be recorded as such, given under my hand at Uniontown, the above date. Logan Rush, Register

Same day letters testament to William C. Nutt
Recorded and Compared March 31, 1905

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