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WILL OF JOSEPH McCORKLE

I, Joseph McCorgle of Derry Township Dauphin County Pennsylvania do make and publish the following as my last Will and Testament in Manner and form as follows, hereby revoking and making void any and all former will or wills by me made at anytime.    

I order and direct that all my Just debts and funeral expenses be paid so soon after my decease as can be conveniently done.

Item 1  I order and direct my Executor herein after named to sell all my real estate either at private or public sale as he may deem best for my estate and make a Deed or Deeds of Conveyance for the cause as fully as I could if living.

Item 2  I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Mary McCorgle daughter of my son Joseph McCorgle the sum of Five hundred dollars provided she remains with me during the balance of my life time and make no charge for service rendered to me during such time.

Item 3  I make the following charges against my children for money advanced to them during my lifetime, which is to be deducted from their respective shares out of my Estate.

     Joseph McCorgle Fifteen hundred dollars $1500.-

     William McCorgle Fifteen hundred dollars $1500.

     Cyrus McCorgle Fifteen hundred dollars $1500.

     My daughter Mary now intermarried with John  A Keamer seven hundred and fifty dollars $750-

I hold a note against my son Cyprus McCorgle in the sum of Eight hundred dollars which is also to be deducted from his share together with the accrued interest.

Item 4  I order and direct my Executor after paying the foregoing bequest and all other Expenses to divide the balance remaining in his hands Share and share alike between My Children.   Joseph McCorgle William McCorgle  Cyprus McCorgle and my daughter Mary now intermarries with John A Kreamer.  I order and direct however that the share coming to my daughter Mary shall be held in trust by My Executor to be invested in some good securities and the interest therefrom to be paid to her Annually during her natural lifetime and at her death the principal sum shall be divided share & share alike among her children.  Should she die without lawful issue in such event her share shall be equally divided among my three sons or their legal representatives.

Item 5  I nominate and appoint Cyprus G. Shenk of Corenago Township Dauphin County Pa. the Executor of this my last Will and testament

In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this __ day of December AD Eighteen hundred and ninety five

Signed sealed & declared in the presence of us, and each of us, by the Testator as his last will and testament

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                                           Joseph   X     McCorgle 

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         Ino. J Nipley

         Uriah L Balsbaugh

 CODICIL

 

I Joseph McCorgle do make and publish the following Codicil to the foregoing, which is my last Will and Testament, as follows 

I charge My Son Joseph McCorgle with Eight hundred dollars $800. and my son William McCorgle with Eight hundred dollars $800. money advanced to them. And I hereby declare the note I hold against my Son Cyprus McCorgle in the sum of Eight hundred dollars $800. Null and Void, and instead I charge him with Eight hundred Dollars  This making the advances to my three sons equal

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand & Seal the third day of September AD 1896

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signed & sealed in the presence        Joseph     X    McCorgle

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          Jno. J Nipley

          Uriah L Balsbaugh

I Joseph McCorgle do make the following codicil to the foregoing Will, as follows. The bequest to my granddaughter Mary McCorgle of five hundred dollars is hereby reduced to One hundred & fifty dollars, for the reason that she has refused to remain with me any longer

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 8th day of July AD 1897                             his                                                                                                                                Joseph    X      McCorgle

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                      signed & sealed in the presence of us

                   Jno. J. Nipley        U. S. Balsbaugh

Submitted by Kathryn H. McCorkle [khmccorkle@cox.net]

 

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