MARRIAGE & WILL of JOHN NEWTON FOX
Posted By: Nancee Seifert (email)
Date: 3/31/2008 at 14:42:07
At the residence of Rev. A. Allison, last Sabbath afternoon,April 9th,
1893, Mr. J. N. Fox and Mrs. Isabelle Shelton. Both parties reside in
Chariton Patriot, 12 April 1893
Will of John N. Fox
I, John N. Fox, of the town of Chariton and state of Iowa of the age of
sixty-five years and being of sound mind and disposing memory to make
declare and publish this my last will and testament and hereby revoke
all former wills by me made in the manner following.
To - Wit:
I desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid. I
devise and bequeath to my wife Isabelle Fox all my property both
personal and real, of whatever kind that I may own at the time of my
death, in addition to what she may be entitled to by law, to have and to
hold for her own use during the term of her natural life. On the death
of my said wife Isabelle Fox, I desire that the property both personal
and real go to my son, Earl Fox, to have in fee simple as his own property.
In witness whereof I have hereto attached my signature this sixth day
of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four.
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