WILLS:  1851 - 1910

Dallas County, Iowa

Source:  Dallas County Records, Vol. II compiled by Howard E. Snedden and Barbara A. Snedden, 1972

The will abstracts that follow include all those to be found in Record of Wills, Volumes 1 & 2, Clerk of Court, Dallas County Courthouse, Adel, Iowa


For ease of researching, I have alphabetized the records.  It takes nothing away from the original transcription.  

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Transcribed by Conni McDaniel Hall for Dallas County IAGenWeb, completed August 2013

 

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KEELEY

HEGEMAN

HOYT

JOHN KEELEY, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Sep 1897, proven 6 Jan 1903.

To my wife Mary E Keeley all my estate.

Executrix:  Mary E Keeley, wife.

Witnesses:  George H Hegeman, H A Hoyt, both of Perry.

KEERNS

HUBBARD

HASKINS

DAWSON

CALDWELL

UTZ

LEACH

DEATON

BERNARD

THOMPSON

SUTHERLAND

R M KEERNS & SARAH JANE KEERNS, husband and wife, of Dallas Co.

Will dated 23 Sep 1899, proven 9 Jan 1900.

To dau Lena V Keerns, $2000 in consideration of her havinb

stayed with us and cared for us in our old age.  Residue of

all our estate in Iowa and Lot 2, Block 2, Cahns Addition,

Colorado Springs, El Paso Co, Colorado to be divided among

our children:  Nellie Hubbard, Elizabeth Haskins, Margaret

Dawson, Ida Caldwell, Minnie Utz and Lena V Keerns.

Executors:  Sarah J Keerns, wife; SM Leach, Thomas Deaton,

of Adel.

Witnesses:  Douglas Bernard, Samuel Thompson, W H Sutherland.

KEITH

SMALLEY

HARDY

JACOB KEITH, of Des Moines Twp, Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Feb 1869, proven 7 Jun 1869.

To my wife Milly Keith all my property being my farm the E 1/2

NE 1/4, Sec 13, T 81 N, R 26 W also my timber land the SE 1/4 SE 1/4,

Sec 12, T 81 N, R 26 W, 145 1/2 acres.

Witnesses:  O D Smalley, Elias Hardy.

KELLEY

BARNETT

MONROE

PRICE

McQUIE

ANNIE P MONROE KELLEY, of Minburn, Dallas County, age 36 yrs.

Will dated 1 Apr 1901, proven 3 Sep 1901.

To Mrs Rachel P Barnett of Dexter, $95.  To my 2 children:

Lois Monroe and Walter Price Monroe, $300 each.  Remainder of

estate to my husband J I Kelley.

Executor:  J I Kelley, R K Price of Dexter.

Witnesses:  A F McQuie, C Camp, Minburn.

KELLEY

VOAS

CRAWFORD

JOHN KELLEY, of Spring Valley Twp, Dallas County, a farmer.

Will dated 1 Jun 1878, Minburn, proven 28 Jan 1879.

All my estate to my wife Eliza Jane Kelley.

Witnesses:  Henry Voas, Mat Crawford.

KEMP

HOWARD

MARSHALL

SHARP

T D KEMP, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 26 Jan 1896, proven 5 Apr 1899.

All my estate to my wife Sarah A Kemp for her lifetime and 

then to my children:  W J Kemp, Addie M Howard, Charles H

Kemp and Clara Kemp.  Mentions also Edda D Marshall, May

Marshall and Cora Marshall.

Executrix:  Wife, Sarah A Kemp.

Witnesses:  W T Sharp, E F Sharp, Dexter.

KENYON

McQUIE

MINNIS

GRIBBEN

SANDERS KENYON, of Minburn, Dallas County.

Will dated 12 Aug 1902, proven 1 Sep 1903.

To my wife Catherine Kenyon all my estate for her lifetime

and then sold and the proceeds divided among all my children

except Joseph W Kenyon who has received his share.

Executrix:  Mrs A F McQuie, of Minburn.

Witnesses:  J C Minnis, M W Gribben.

KENYON

GROSSMAN

McCARTNEY

WELLINGTON P KENYON, of Minburn, Dallas County.

Will dated 11 Jul 1907, proven 3 Sep 1907.

To my wife Catharine Kenyon the E 1/2 NW 1/4, Sec 33, T 81 N,

R 27 W.  Residue of my estate to be divided equally to all my

children when they become of age.

Executors:  Catharine Kenyon, wife; Wylie Kenyon, son.

Witnesses:  D S Grossman, E S McCartney.

KERNS

CARMODY

SULIVAN

FAHEY

NASH

CON KERNS, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 18 Sep 1902, proven 10 Sep 1906.

To the Catholic Priest of the Parish of Perry, $25 for

masses for my deceased wife and myself.  To Patrick Moran,

son of my deceased wife, $300.  Remainder of estate to my 5

children:  Mary Carmody, Dennis Kerns, Con Kerns, Johanna

Sulivan and Peter Kerns.

Executor:  John Sulivan.

Witnesses:  W H Fahey, H A Nash.

KEUFNER

LONGHENRY

GEGHNER

SCHRADER

BERER

PETER KEUFNER, of Ashawa, Polk County.

Will dated1 Oct 1889, proven 26 Nov 1900.

To each of my children:  Barbary Longhenry, Henry Keufner

and Maggie Geghner, $1 each and $1 jointly to August Keufner,

Lottie Keufner, Mary Keufner and Nellie Keufner, children of

my deceased son Adam Keufner.  Remainder of my estate to

my wife Euniqunta Keufner for her lifetime and then to be

divided among my children and heirs as above.

Executrix:  Euniqunta Kuefner, wife.

Witnesses:  J P Schrader, Christoph Berer.

KIMREY

BEALL

TAYLOR

GEORGE KIMREY, Sr, of Sugar Grove Twp, Dallas County, aged 65 yrs.

Will dated 26 Jun 1865, proven 2 Apr 1866.

To my son William Kimrey the SW 1/4 NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 19, T 80 N,

R 27 W, except during the natural life of myself and wife

Elizabeth Kimrey and dau Eliza E Kimrey.  One dolalr each to 

my sons John Kimrey, Samuel Kimrey, George W Kimrey.  Personal

estate to be divided between my two daus Mary Ann Kimrey and

Elizabeth Jane Kimrey.

Executor:  William S Beall.

Witnesses:  S C Taylor, William S Beall.

KIMREY

GROSSMAN

SEIDLER

JOHN KIMREY, of Minburn, Sugar Grove Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 14 May 1902, proven 2 Sep 1902.

To my wife Agnes Kimrey all my estate for her lifetime and

then at her death $10 to Solomon Kimrey's estate.  Balance

to sons Samuel Kimrey and Wm F Kimrey.

Executors:  Samuel Kimrey, Wm F Kimrey, sons.

Witnesses:  D S Grossman, W A Seidler, Minburn.

KING

SNYDER

COLEMAN M KING, Dallas County, age 63 yrs.

Will dated 9 Jan 1878, proven 3 Jun 1878.

To my wife Esther King all my estate and after her death to

my children.  Marion King, my son, to have unrestricted

control of the cultivation of my real estate and management

of stock.

Witnesses:  I H King, G W Snyder.

KING

MACY

OVERTON

CROUSE

COFFIN

VAN CLEAVE

HOUGHAN

ROBERTS

BARR

ELISABETH A KING, of Adams Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 5 Jul 1901, proven 9 Nov 1904.

To my dau Phebe L Macy, $500.  Remainder of my estate to my

other children:  Eliza E Crouse, Mary J Coffin, George W

King, Sarah F Overton, Lydia B Van Cleave, Charles W King

and Zarilda M Houghan.

Witnesses:  Wm Roberts, R S Barr, of Adel.

KIRK

WAGNER

LYNCH

WILSON

MARTHA KIRK, of Near Blairstown, Iowa.

Will dated 21 Feb 1907, proven 8 Nov 1909.

To my 2 grandsons George E Wagner and Frank E Wagner all my 

estate.  To my remaining grandchildren I give nothing but

my best wishes as my estate is so small that I do not feel 

warranted in making any further divisions.

Executor:  Frank E Wagner, grandson.

Witnesses:  P H Lynch, A J Wilson, both of Blairstown,

Benton County, Iowa.

KIRK

MORDOCK

VAN DEVENDER

COPELAND

LINABERRY

SAMUEL M KIRK, of Dallas Center, Dallas County.

Will dated 7 May 1910, proven 30 Aug 1910.

To my wife Catharine B Kirk all my estate for her lifetime

and then to my children:  Mrs Bessie R Mordock, Fred H Kirk,

Mrs Anna K Van Devender, Gilbert F Kirk, Samuel B Kirk and

Forrest A Kirk.

Executrix:  Catharine B Kirk, wife.

Witnesses:  Jesse Copeland, Edgar Linaberry.

KIRKENDALL

WALGARNOT

CRAWFORD

PETTIBONE

McGUIRE

HARPER

BRACE

JAMES KIRKENDALL, of Story County, Iowa.

Will dated 24 Sep 1866, proven 8 Nov 1866.

To my dau Mary A Walgarnot of Buchanan Co, Iowa, $3000.  To

my son John B Kirkendall of Buchanan Co, Iowa the farm on

which he now resides of 200 acres.  To my son Samuel Kirkendall

of Holmes Co, Ohio the SE, Sec 17, T 41 N, R 20 W in the Dist

of lands subject to sale at Stillwater Minn being 16 acres.

To my son Charles B Kirkendall the SW 1/4 of Sec 6, T 80 N,

R 23 W, 177 acres.  To my sons James K P and Harvey B Kirkendall

the S 1/2 SW 1/4, Sec 10 and NW 1/4 and N 1/2 Sw 1/4, Sec 15, T 81 N, R 29 W,

320 acres, to be divided betw them.  To my dau Elizabeth

Crawford the NE 1/4, Sec 10, T 83 N, R 23 W.  To my children

Jane Kirkendall, Eli Kirkendall, William Kirkendall and Ann

Kirkendall, $500 each.  To my wf Rachel Kirkendall the home

farm being the SW 1/4, Sec 9, T 83 N, R 22 W, also 11 acres

of timber purchased of Malboren Pettibone and 10 acres of

timber purchased of Wm McGuire.

Executors:  Charles Kirkendall, R P Kirkendall, sons.

Witnesses:  R Harper, Geo C Brace.

KIRGIS

WOLF

BRYAN

JOHN KIRGIS, of Bouton, Dallas County.

Will dated 17 Jan 1899, proven 22 Mar 1899.

All properties, money and  homestead in Bouton to my wife

Dora Kirgis as long as she lives and then to be divided

equally among my heirs.

Witnesses:  Wm Wolf, Thomas Bryan.

KLINE

CARMON

GROON

PECK

MORAN

JOHN G CLINE, of Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Dec 1900, proven 4 Sep 1901.

To my sister Katherine Carmon, $5.  Residue of estate to

my cousins Gered Johnson Groon and Anke Margerett Peck for

their lifetimes.  After their deaths to oldest son of Anke

Margarett Peck, if no heir on side of Gered J Groon.  If

there is - 1/2 to go to each of the older sons of both

families.  Real estate never to be sold.

Executor:  Patrick Moran, Sr.

Witnesses:  Patrick Josep Moran, Jr, Mrs Maggie Moran.

KLINZMAN

WAGNER

HOOVER

BRENTON

CHRISTIAN C KLINZMAN, of Sugar Grove Twp, Dallas County.

Will dated 8 Jan 1903, proven 26 Mar 1907.

My estate to my 6 children and the children of my deceased

dau Mary Wagner.

Executor:  D F Hoover.

Witnesses:  Clyde E Brenton, Alice G Brenton.

KNIGHT

SLOCUM

SMALL

HAMMOND

YESSELROAD

SUSAN KNIGHT, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 25 Jan 1881, proven 24 Aug 1881

To my son George Knight, $20; to my dau Rebecca Slocum,

$20; to my dau Emma Small, all my moneys, credits and drafts

also all real estate in Monroe, Jasper County, Iowa.

Witnesses:  Josephine Hammond, Mary Hammond, Mattie E Yesselroad

KNOWLES

GRIBBON

CRAIG

AMASA J KNOWLES, of Minburn, Dallas County.

Will dated 22 Oct 1886, proven 6 Jan 1903.

To my wife Minerva J Knowles all my estate and at her death

she shall give to a charitable institution all that remains.

Executor:  Minerva J Knowles.

Witnesses:  M W Gribbon, Joseph H Craig.

KUEHL

PEITZMAN

WIPPERMAN

WILLIAM KUEHL, of Dallas County.

Will dated 11 Apr 1910, proven 30 Aug 1910.

To my wife Alvina Kuehl all my estate until our youngest

child is of age and then divided as follows:  1/3 to my wife

Alvina Kuehl, the remaining 2/3 to be divided among our nine

children:  William W Kuehl, Louis Kuehl, Emelia Kuehl, Albert

Kuehl, Paul Kuehl, Robert Kuehl, Ernest Kuehl, Frank Kuehl

and Alma Kuehl.

Executor:  Alvina Kuehl, wife.

Witnesses:  H F Peitzman, J F Wipperman.

LAMB

THOMAS

THOMPSON

HARPER

WOODY

JOHN LAMB, of Dallas County.

Will dated 8th (August) Month, 13th day, 1858, proven 18 Jan

1859.

To my wife, Lydia Lamb, all my estate.  To my son, Hezekiah

Lamb, $1.00.  Mentions my other nine children:  Josiah, Miraim

Thomas, Noah, Jehu, Celia Thompson, Abram, Aaron, John and

Lydia Harper.

Executors:  Jehu Lamb and John Lamb, sons.

Witnesses:  Lewis Woody, John Thompson.

LANE

FRENCH

THORNLEY

MARY E LANE, former resident of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 25 Aug 1908, proven 16 Mar 1909.

To my three sons:  Elmer C Lane, Chas F Lane and Frank L

Lane all my estate.  One half of the share of Elmer C Lane

to go to his children Edgar R Lane and Mabel Lane.

Witnesses:  L A French, S M Thornley.

LaVALLEY

COLLEGE

DOWNEY

BALES

SHARP

ALICE LaVALLEY, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 23 Feb 1891, proven 24 Mar 1896.

To my husband Joseph J LaValley all my estate during his

lifetime and then divided between the children of Ed College

and Lydia College, my niece.

Executor:  J S Downey.

Witnesses:  J S Downey, O K Bales, W T Sharp.

LEE

NOEL

KNOWLES

PERKINS

POWELL

REUBEN M LEE, of Adel, Dallas County, age 54 years.

Will dated 25 Jun 1878, proven 14 Nov 1893.

To my wife Julianna Lee all my estate.

Executrix:  Julianna Lee, wife.

Witnesses:  Cole Noel, A Knowles, J Perkins, all of Adel;

Robert Powell, of Dallas County.

LEE

BATES

ULLERY

BULLIS

ENSLOW

WILLIAM LEE, of Jo Davies County, Illinois.

All my estate to my children:  Reuben M Lee, Achsam Lee,

John B Lee, Aaron E Lee, Mary M Bates, Simeon C Lee, Henry

C Lee.  Mentions that Mary M Bates has no children.

Will dated 20 May 1877, proven 17 Dec 1877.

Witnesses:  J C Ullery, L D Bullis, J E Enslow.

LENOCKER

LARKEY

RANKIN

CRANE

ARNOLD

JACOB B LENOCKER, of Penn Township, Madison County, Iowa.

Will dated 15 Mar 1901, proven 7 Jan 1908.

To my wife Pauline Lenocker for the benefit of herself and

my  nine children:  Nellie C Lenocker, Lloyd W Lenocker, ARta

B Lenocker, Joyce B Lenocker, Helen P Lenocker, Lura L

Lenocker, Hazel L Lenocker, Survilla I Lenocker and Effie

J Lenocker until the reach age 21, the NE 1/4 and the E 40 acres

of the NW 1/4, Sec 19, T 77 N, R 29 W, Madison County.  Residue

of my real estate to be divided equally among my 13 children:

Henry D Lenocker, Alfred A Lenocker, Mary E Larkey, Caroline

S Rankin and the above 9 children.

Executor:  Charles Crane, Dexter.

Witnesses:  G F Lenocker, Jacob Arnold, of Dexter.

LEUTZINGER

LLOYD

MILLER

BALTHASAR LEUTZINGER, of Dallas Center, Dallas County.

Will dated 4 Jun 1900, proven 4 Sep 1900.

To my children:  Emma E Leutzinger, Mary E Leutzinger, Elsia

O Leutzinger, Rudolph L Leutzinger, Roy I Leutzinger, Merlin V

Leutzinger and Cyrus M Leutzinger, last 3 minors $5 each.

All residue to my wife Martha Leutzinger.  Real estate mentioned:

Lots 3 & 4, Block 22, Dallas Center, also stock in Boots &

Shoes, etc, in building on Lot 11, Block 43, Dallas Center.

Witnesses:  John Lloyd, W F Miller.

LEWELLEN

THORNBURG

BURNHAM

STOTTS

BURRIS

MARSTON

FITTING

SAMUEL LEWELLEN, of Dexter, Dallas County, age 70 yrs.

Will dated 23 Jul 1903, proven 4 Nov 1903.

Real estate mentioned:  Lot 9, Maxwells East Addition, Stuart,

Iowa; the SE 1/4 SE 1/4, Sec 1, Jackson Twp, and the NE 1/4 NE 1/4, Sec

12, Penn Twp, all Guthrie County, Iowa; homestead property,

Lots 1 & 2, Block 5, Original Town of Dexter.  To my wife

Emeline Lewellen, 1/3 of my estate.  Remainder to children:

Sophronia I Thornburg, Alse J Burnham, Joseph C Lewellen,

Rosa A Stotts, John W Lewellen, Elizabeth C Burris, Minnie

M Lewellen and Sherman S Lewellen.

Executor:  John W Lewellen, son.

Witnesses:  Geo W Marston, F H Fitting.

LEYNER

JORDON

McNAIR

KENNEDY

MOBIS

JOHN LEYNER, of Boone Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 16 May 1896, proven 2 Sep 1896.

To my brother Geo P Leyner, of Boone Township, all my

estate or to his wife Rebecka S Leyner during their liftetime

and then to the children of Charles E Leyner and the children

of my nephews John Leyner, Tomas Leyner, Edward Leyner and

Joseph Jordon.  Mentions also Mary McNair of Black Hawk,

Colorado, sister.

Witnesses:  Michael Kennedy, 1143-34d St, Des Moines; Albert

H Mobis, 1033-21st St, Des Moines.

LILLIE

KEARNEY

CROUSE

ALONZO DAVID LILLIE, of Linden, Dallas County.

Will dated 24 Mary 1891, proven 9 Sep 1891.

To my wife Matilda Jane Lillie all my estate consisting of

notes due, and bank certificates on the Audubon County Bank.

Witnesses:  W M Kearney, Winston Crouse

LINT

KUNKLE

SPATZ

GILLIAM

ROBISON

NICHOLS

JACOB LINT, of Booneville, Dallas County.

Will dated 23 Nov 1907, proven 30 Aug 1910.

To my dau Mary Kunkle, $5.  To my son Cornelius Lint an equal

share of estate less $160.  Remainder of estate in equal shares

to my remaining children:  Samuel Lint, Peter Lint, Henry J

Lint, David Lint, Grant Lint, Richard Lint, Tena Spatz and

Elijah Gilliam.

Executor:  William Spatz, of Dallas County.

Witnesses:  Wm Robison, Perry Nichols.

LONG

THORNLEY

THORNBURG

G M LONG, of Perry, Dallas County.

To wife Olive C Long all my estate.

Will dated 15 Nov 1899, proven 8 Jan 1901.

Excutrix:  Olive C Long, wife.

Witnesses:  S M Thornley, L B Thornburg.

LONG

MILLER

CADWELL

CARTER

BUTTON

CALLAHAN

ROBERT LONG, of Waukee, Dallas County.

Will dated 21 Jan 1902, proven 25 Mar 1902.

To my wife Sarah J Long all my estate for her lifetime and

thereafter everything to be sold and divided among my children:

Elmer S Long, Evert N Long, Ora W Long, May A Miller, Carrie

A Cadwell and William S Long.

Executor:  Samuel S Miller, son-in-law.

Witnesses:  J H Carter, J T Button, Mrs Callahan.

LONG

MILLER

CADWELL

ROBERTS

LAVENDER

SARAH J LONG, widow of Robert Long, of Dallas County.

Will dated 1 Aug 1907, proven 9 Nov 1910.

To my won William S Long all my personal property, and the 

following real estate for his lifetime:  the E 15 acres of

the NE 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 30, T 79 N, R 26 W.  At his death it is to

be divided among the children of my deceased children:

Elmer Long, Ora W Long, May A Miller, Cora A Caldwell.

Executor:  William Roberts.

Witnesses:  J S Lavender, Mrs C Lavender.

LONGMIRE

ADAMS

BILDERBACK

LEVI A LONGMIRE, of Dallas County, aged 32 yrs.

Will dated 31 Oct 1875, proven 15 May 1876.

To my wife Harriet E Longmire the NE 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 34, T 78 N,

R 28 W.  To my dau Ada Longmire the SE 1/4, NW 1/4, Sec 34, T 78 N,

R 28 W.

Executor:  Harriet E Longmire, wife.

Witnesses:  Stephen Adams, Preston Bilderback, both of Adams

Twp, Dallas County.

LOPER

HOGUE

BOWLES

GEORGE

JOSEPH LOPER, of Belmont County, Ohio.

Will dated 1 Sep 1882, proven 6 Nov 1890.

To my wife Hannah Loper all my estate.  Mentions her two daus:

Sarah A Loper and Josephine Loper.  I have distributed to my

first wife's children:  John Loper, Hester Loper, Fred Loper,

Ann Loper, Eliza Hogue, Benjamin Loper, Abram C Loper and

Cyrus H Loper their full share of my estate fourteen years

ago.

Executor:  Hannah Loper, wife.

Witnesses: Frank O Bowles, William L George.

LOVING

McMULLIN

ULLERY

MILLER

DAWES

JOHN T LOVING, of Dallas County.

Will dated 5 Sep 1903, proven 17 Nov 1903.

To my wife Sarah E Loving the S 1/2 SE 1/4, Sec 22, T 79 N, R 28 W,

for her lifetime and then to my brother L V Loving; F M

Loving and his wife Eliza; and my sister Mary C McMullin and

her husband J O McMullin.  To my nephews J Loving, W D A

McMullin, and niece Sylvia Loving, $100 each; to nephews

Earnest L McMullin and Clyde Loving, and niece Clara McMullin,

$50 each; to nephew Elmer Loving $75; to Ethel McMullin,

dau of J F McMullin, Dallas County, $50; to my brother L V

Loving, $200 for taking care of 2 old horses, Fleet and

Prince, which have been in the family so long; to H G Ullery

and wife Etta Ullery, of South Bend, Indiana, $150.  Bequests

to Cunningham Christian Church, Colfax Twp; and Washington

Chapel Christian Church, Washington Twp, Dallas County.

Executor:  F M Loving, L V Loving, brothers.

Witnesses:  D H Miller, W B Dawes, of Adel.

LOY

TRESSLER

SHULER

ZERLEY

SAUNDERS

WAY

CLARK

MICHAEL J LOY, of Des Moines, Polk Co, Iowa.

Will dated 18 Nov 1866, proven 3 Jun 1867.

To my single daus Block No 2 in Redfield.  Mentions sons

George W Loy, Andrew S Loy, Daus. Caroline Loy wf of Daniel

J Tressler, Margaret Loy wf of Jeremiah Shuler, Mary Ann Loy

wf of John Zerley, Ellen Loy wf of F W Saunders also daus

Matilda Jane Loy, Elizabeth C C Loy, Sarah Angeline Loy.

George W Loy to be guardian of all minor children.

Executor:  George W Loy.

Witnesses:  John H Way, Lafayette Way, George G Clark.

LUDINGTON

TYER

MACHER

PARKER

JOHN N LUDINGTON, of Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Oct 1881, proven 27 Jan 1884.

To my wife Elizabeth Ludington, $1000; to my dau Elizabeth

Ludington, $500; remainder of estate to be divided among

my other children.

Executors:  Alfred N Ludington, Charles F Tyer.

Witnesses:  W W Macher, J M Parker.

LUDINGTON

FISKE

LEACH

WHITE

SAREPTA LUDINGTON

Will dated 1 Oct 1904, proven 2 Sep 1908.

To my husband A N Ludington all my estate for his lifetime

and then to my children John A Ludington and Lottie M Fiske.

Executor:  A N Ludington, husband.

Witnesses:  S M Leach, John B White.

LUELLEN

GROSSMAN

ROGERS

WM LUELLEN, of Minburn, Dallas County.

Will dated 22 Mar 1887, no date of proof but prob Oct 1887.

To my wife Eliza Luellen all my estate and at her death to

my children:  Cephas D Luellen and Mary E Luellen.  A gold-

headed cane to Cephas D Luellen and my white-headed one to

my son William W Luellen.

Witnesses:  D S Grossman, D Y Rogers.

LUMPKIN

LANGFIELD

HOLLOWAY

GRUBB

THORNBURG

HOYT

YOUNG

ROBERT W LUMPKIN, of Linn Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 26 Oct 1891, proven 8 Jan 1892.

To my wife Margaret M Lumpkin, all household goods.  All

real estate to be sold after 5 Sep 1892, of which $2500 to

my wife.  To my dau Josephine M Lumpkin, $125.  to my dau Maud

E Lumpkin, $225.  Balance of estate to my children as follows:

Nancy J Langfield, Sarah A Holloway, Mary B Grubb, Laura A

Thornburg, Frank E Lumpkin, Josephine M Lumpkin and Maude E

Lumpkin.

Executor:  John M Gruff.

Witnesses:  Thos Hoyt, Geo M Young.

LUNN

WHITMAN

BARR

JOSEPH R LUNN, of Adel Township, Dallas County.

To my wife Julia A Lunn all my estate.

Will dated 7 May 1881, proven 4 Sep 1900.

Executrix:  Julia A Lunn, wife.

Witnesses:  J H Whitman, Adel; Robert S Barr.

LYNCH

SCURRY

DOWLING

McCANN

ANN LYNCH, widow of John Lynch, Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 23 Jun 1897, proven 1 Sep 1897.

To my half sister Theressa Scurry, Lot 8, Block 22, original

town of Perry and all my personal property.  To my nephew

John D Lynch of Des Moines, the W 1/2 Lot 9, Block 22, original

town of Perry.

Executrix:  Theressa Scurry, half sister.

Witnesses:  Jas A Dowling, Peter McCann, both of Perry.

LYNCH

McLAUGHLIN

DUNN

GREANY

CORREY

TOLLE

CUMMINGS

RICHARD LYNCH, of Dallas Twp, Dallas County, aged 50 yrs.

Will dated 4 Aug 1873, proven 16 Dec 1873.

To my wife Catharine Lynch 1/3 of estate.  To Ann McLaughlin,

$200; to Patrick Dunn, $100; to Perry Catholic Church and

priest in charge $150.  Remaining estate to be divided

between the living children of my brothers Mark Lynch,

John Lynch and Michael Lynch in Ireland.  Real estate owned:

NE 1/4, Sec 23, T 81 N, R 29 W, 160 acres; and NW 1/4 SE 1/4, Sec 6,

T 81 N, R 28 W, 40 acres.

Executors:  Patrick Greany, J D Correy.

Witnesses:  Wm E Tolle, Pierce Cummings, both of Dallas Twp.

LYON

SHARP

DOWNEY

CHARLES H LYON, of Dallas County.

Will dated 16 Apr 1894, proven 4 Sep 1900.

To my wife Sarah J Lyon all my estate.

Executrix:  Sarah J Lyon, wife.

Witnesses:  W T Sharp, J S Downey, Dexter.

LYON

JEWETT

STANLEY

SUMMERS

JOHN LYON, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 26 Dec 1900, proven 7 Sep 1905.

To the joint heirs of my son Frank M Lyon, $5, he having 

received his share.  To son John C Lyon, $5.  Remainder as

follows:  1/3 to dau Mary Jewett, wife of Orin Jewett; 1/3

to son Horace G Lyon, 1/3 to joint heirs of son Charles H

Lyon, deceased.

Executor:  Charles W Lyon.

Witnesses:  J G Stanley, O P Summers.

LYON

ROBERTS

MESSENGER

SUSAN C LYON, of DeSoto, Dallas County.

Will dated 17 Oct 1895, proven 3 Sep 1907.

To my husband Andrew J Lyon all my estate.

Executor:  Andrew J Lyon, husband.

Witnesses:  Wm Roberts, G H Messenger, Adel.

LYTLE

WILCOX

PIERCE

McCALL

CRAFT

WILLIAM D LYTLE, Sr, Des Moines Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Nov 1896, proven 6 Jan 1903.

Mentions son Robert M Lytle, York County, Nebraska; son W D

Lytle, Jr; dau Annie E Wilcox, Omaha, Nebraska; granddau

Mrs Kate Pierce, Mitchell County, Iowa; wife, Katharine Lytle.

Executor:  A M McCall

Witnesses:  W S Craft, Donald D McCall.

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