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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WADE

MILLER

CALONKEY

WELLS

SNEDEKER

WASHINGTON WADE, of Woodward, Dallas County.

Will dated 16 Aug 1904, proven 10 Apr 1905.

To my wife Lucy G Wade all my estate for her lifetime and then

divided as follows:  to dau Ella Wade my residence in Woodward -

Lots 4 & 5, Block 1, South Woodward.  To grandon Miles A

Miller, $500.  Remaining to be divided among my eight other

children:  Jason B Wade, Alfred B Wade, William M Wade,

H Albertus Wade, Alice Wade, Jennie Wade, Hattie Wade and

Minnie Wade.

Executors:  H P Calonkey, A B Wade and WM Wade.

Witnesses:  W A Wells, M Snedeker.

WAGNER

CRAFT

FOX

FAY

FESLER

PHILIP WAGNER, of Liverton Twp, Coshocton Co, Ohio.

Will dated 15 May 1874, proven 26 Apr 1875.

To my wife my farm in Dallas County, Iowa on which my son

Philip Wagner now lives, 200 acres, thereafter to my son

Philip Wagner.  To my son John Wagner, $2000.  after my decease

my wifes decease my two sons Philip & John Wagner to pay

to John Craft, son of my dau Catherine Wagner, $100.  After

the decease of my brother-in-law Henry Fox, now living with 

my son John Wagner, my son Philip to pay $400 to my son John.

Executor:  Philip Wagner.

Witnesses:  Ph F Fay, Michael Fesler.

WALKER

ROLAND

WOIKE

SLONINSKI

JACOB WALKER, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Oct 1895, proven 10 Apr 1896.

To my wife Katherina Walker during her lifetime, my estate,

then to be divided between my sons Herman Walker and George

Walker both minors.  Mathias Roland to act as guardian of sons.

Executrix:  Katherina Walker, wife.

Witnesses:  August Woike, Joseph Sloninski.

WALKER

FREEMAN

CLARK

SMITH

CLARKE

WHITE

JOHN W WALKER, of Washington Twp, Dallas Co, age 61 yrs,

a farmer.

Will dated 3 Jul 1893, proven 24 Apr 1895.

To my wife Harriet A Walker all my estate for her lifetime

and then to my children:  Eva S Walker, who is to have an

additional $250; Lucinda J Freeman; William P Walker;

Eva S Walker; and to the children of my deceased dau Lydia

E Clark:  Martha Ann Clark, Harriet Flossy Clark and John

Wesley Clark.

Executor:  E W Smith.

Witnesses:  G W Clarke, John B White.

WALLACE

NEWLAND

BRAKEFIELD

ROSELL

DAVIS

TEASE

NEWELL

JOHN WALLACE, of Des Moines Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 24 May 1876, proven 21 May 1877.

To my wife Eliza Wallace sufficient of my property for her

comfort.  After her death to my son David Wallace and son

John A Wallace, $1 each.  To my daus Jane Newland, Milly Ann

Brakefield, Hannah Brakefield, Martha Rosell, Prudence Rosell,

Nancy Davis, and the heirs of Eliza Tease deceased, the

remainder of my property.

Witnesses:  A C Newell, E Newell.

WALLACE

WINSLOW

HENSON

CARLSON

BROTHERSON

WAGNER

HUNT

McCALL

JOHN A WALLACE, of Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Nov 1904, proven 13 Sep 1905.

To my wife Pauline J Wallace all my estate for her lifetime

and then to daus Mary Winslow and Emma Henson, $10 each.

Remainder of estate to be divided between my children:

Sarah Carlson, John Wallace, Francis M Wallace, Melissa

Brotherson, Viola Wagner, Sophronia Hunt, George Wallace,

and Lew Wallace.

Witnesses:  A M McCall, Donald D McCall.

WARDEN

FRICK

YOUNG

SPENCE

CASSEL

HUTTON

GEORGE W WARDEN, of Dallas County.

Will dated 7 Jul 1900, proven 7 Nov 1900.

To dau Josie Frick the NE 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 18, T 81 N, R 25 W.  To

son Adelbert Warden the farm where he now resides being the

E 1/2 SE 1/4, Sec 13, T 81 N, R 26 W, also the W 1/2 SE 1/4, Sec 13,

T 81 N, R 26 W.  To son Robert Warden 68 acres being the

W 1/4 W 1/2 SE 1/4, Sec 24, T 81 N, R 26 W, excepting right of way

for C M & St Paul Railway.  To son Frank Warden the home

farm where I now reside (except for an old bar which I give

to son Robert Warden to be removed to land given him above)

in Sec 24, T 81 N, R 26 W.  Personal property to be divided

equally among my 4 children.

Executor:  George A Young, Madrid, Iowa.

Witnesses:  A J Spence, Peter Cassel, Samuel Hutton.

WARFORD

MOSHER

TYER

SMITH

RUSSELL

JOHN WARFORD, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 7 Jun 1884, proven 25 Aug 1884.

To my wife, unnamed, my life insurance.  To my dau Dollie R

Warford, at age 21, the proceeds from the sale of the Des

Moines property Lot 9, Sub Div 8 & 9, NW 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 4,

T 78 N, R 24 W, in City of Des Moines.

Executor:  O Mosher of Perry.

Witnesses:  J M Tyer, Minnie C Smith, G H Russell.

WARREN

RICE

EASTMAN

HIGDAY

BOYINGTON

MEYER

MINERVA WARREN, of Perry, Dallas County, Iowa.

Will dated 10 Mar 1879, proven 29 Jan 1883.

To my son Frank 40 acres known as the Adlet farm.  To my dau

Cindarilla Minerva Rice 40 acres joined her husbands David

Rice.  To my dau Alma A Eastman, $800, or to her children:

Erwin, Nelly and Ives, if she is deceased.  Mentions interst

in estate of Dr T Higday.  Mentions Clark Fredus Rice, minor

son Cindarilla M Rice.  Mentions Olive Boyingotn, Eva

Meyer and C R Warren.

Witnesses:  William H Higday, Sarah Higday, both of Dallas Twp.

WARREN

SHAFER

MOON

ALDRICH

LORD

SARAH WARREN, of Waukee, Dallas County.

Will dated 4 Sep 1886, proven 1 Mar 1887.

To my son-in-law Charles Shafer and his wife (my dau)

Asanath Shafer, all my real estate being my residence in

Waukee and after their death to my gr sons Pearley Moon and

Charles Warren.  To my two daus Asanath Shafer and Thirsa R

Moon, $873.50 due me in notes.

Executor:  Charles Shafer.

Witnesses:  S W Aldrich, Mrs Rosa Lord,, both of Waukee.

WATROUS

WINN

ROOP

DELONG

PHILIPS

MESSINGER

GATCH

ANDREW M WATROUS, of Dallas County.

Will dated 13 Feb 1869, proven 7 Sep 1871.

To my wife Matilda Watrous one third of my estate.  To my dau

Martha Watrous, $1000.  For the education of Flora Watrous, 

dau of my son Phineas Watrous, $300.  Remaining estate to be

divided betw son Phineas Watrous, daus Martha Watrous,

Hannah Winn, Mary Roop and Julia Delong.

Executors:  Phineas Watrous, son; Matilda Watrous, wife.

Witnesses:  William Philips, G W Messinger, G H Gatch, all

of Des Moines, Iowa.

WATSON

LEAMING

REYNOLDS

SWIM

RHOADS

HUNT

MARGARET WATSON, of Des Moines Twp, Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Feb 1877, proven 9 Jul 1878.

To J W Leaming my right of dower to the farm of W K Watson

in Des Moines Twp, Dallas County.  To Eliza Leaming, her

fathers bed, to my son William Watson, $1; to Samantha

Reynolds, $1; Martha Swim, $1; to Rachel Watson my bureau

and clock.

Witnesses:  Lewis Rhoads, John Hunt, both of Des Moines Twp.

WATTERS

BRUBAKER

PEITZMAN

SCOTT

BECHTEL

ELLERMAN

HOOVER

DAVID WATTERS, of Dallas Center, Dallas County, age 65 years.

Will dated 18 Apr 1905, proven 22 Mar 1909.

To my wife Anna M Watters all my estate for her lifetime and

then to be sold and the proceeds divided among my children:

James M Watters, Charles Webster Watters, Lillie D Brubaker,

Hannah Susan Peitzman, Mary L Scott and Anna Grace Bechtel,

and my granddau Eveline Emma Bechtel, a minor.  W F Peitzman

to act as guardian of Eveline Emma Bechtel.

Executrix:  Anna M Watters, wife.

Witnesses:  C F Ellerman, D F Hoover.

WATTS

DOWNY

CARROTHERS

ROBERT WATTS, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 6 Oct 1879, proven 13 Dec 1887.

All my estate to my wife Matilda Watts.

Executrix:  Matilda Watts, wife.

Witnesses:  J S Downy, J A Carrothers.

WEBER

GRIEF

ROBINSON

SMITH

DARLING

LORING

GEORGE WEBER, of Dallas County.

Will dated 28 Sep 1894, proven 30 Apr 1904.

To my wife Mary A Weber the N 1/2 SW 1/4, Sec 27, T 80 N, R 26 W,

and Lots 7 & 8, Block 73, Dallas Center for her lifetime and

then to our legal heirs:  Anna Grief, Mary Robinson, Louisa

Weber, Joseph A Weber, Catharine Weber, Ella Weber and the

heirs of Amanda Smith:  Roy Smith, Ella Smith, Mary Smith,

Ida Smith and Renny Smith.

Executor and guardian of minor Smith children:  Joseph 

Weber, son.

Witnesses:  S Darling, James Loring.

WEBER

GRAHAM

GRIEF

MURPHY

BARRETT

JOHN WEBER, of Dallas Center, Dallas County.

Will dated 18 Sep 1905, proven 3 Sep 1907.

All my estate to my children:  Fred Weber, George F Weber,

Simon H Weber, Mattie A Weber and the children of my deceased

dau Mary Grief:  Lizzie Graham, Louisa Pitts and Martin Grief.

Executor:  J F Weber.

Witnesses:  Barney Murphy, Anson Barrett.

WEBER

WEILY

CHAVALIER

MOSER

YETTER

KENT

JAKOB F WEBER, of Grant Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 3 Jul 1893, proven 31 Aug 1898.

To my wife Christina Barbara Weber all my estate for her

lifetime and then first $400 divided in 5 parts between the

2 daus by her first husband:  Christina Weily, wf of Furdrich

Weily, and Barbara Chevalier, wf of Jakob Chevalier, at

Aich Aberamt, Nurtingen, State of Wirrtemburg, Germany; and

my own children (her second husband):  Augusta Christiana Moser,

wif of Ferd Moser, and J F Weber, residing in Walnut Twp, and

Wilhelmina Kathrina Moser, wf of Jakob Moser, Grant Twp.

Remainder of estate divided in 2 parts:  first part divided in

5 parts as above. Second part divided in 3 among my own

children as above.

Executrix:  Christina Barabara Weber, wife.

Witnesses:  Isaac Yetter, W H Kent.

WELCH

HARRISON

DUNN

FISHER

STOUT

AMOS WELCH, of Dallas County.

Will dated 6 Mar 1905, proven 10 Apr 1908.

To my son Wm Henry Harrison all my estate which is to be left

in the care of Mrs J W Welch to be used for support of said

son.

Executor:  Clarence Dunn.

Witnesses:  G Fisher, Alfred R Stout.

WELCH

JACKSON

MAHONEY

McCLURE

MILLER

DUNN

PALKING

TRINDLE

LEAH A WELCH, of Van Meter, Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Oct 1907, proven 2 Sep 1908.

To my grandson Guy Jackson, $100.  Remainder of my estate to

Anna Mahoney, dau; Edith McClure, dau; and Lela S Miller,

granddau.

Executor:  Clarence Dunn.

Witnesses:  A C Trindle, A J Palking.

WELLS

TOLLE

LEE

JACKSON WELLS, of Dallas Township, Dallas County, aged 44 yrs.

Will dated 1 Sep 1883, proven 28 Jan 1884.

To my wife Cynthia A Wells, 100 acres off the E side of SE 1/4,

Sec 20, T 81 N, R 29 W.  When land is sold $500 to be invested

for my son William W Wells to be his at age 21.  One team,

wagon and harness to my son Fredric J Wells.  To son Fredric

J Wells and dau Hattie B Wells the balance of the sE 1/4, Sec

20, T 81 N, R 29 W.

Executrix:  Cynthia A Wells, wife.

Witnesses:  W E Tolle, E F Lee.

WESCOT

BARR

WRIGHT

SOPHIA C WESCOT, of Linn Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 11 May 1892, proven 7 Nov 1894.

To my son Frank S Wescot the S 1/2 NW 1/4, Sec 3, T 79 N, R 29 W

providing my husband Wm H Wescot and I be permitted to live

there during our lifetime.  To my husband Wm H Wescot, the

N 1/2 NW 1/4, Sec 3, T 79 N, R 29 W, provided he pay my son Wm D

Wescot, $500; and to my dau Estella Barr, $500.

Executor:  Frank S Westcot, son.

Witnesses:  Wesley Wright, Matilda Wright, Linden, Iowa.

WEST

JAMES

GROSSMAN

THOMAS JOHNSON WEST, of Dallas County.

Will undated, proven 18 Nov 1902.

To my wife Emely Jane West all my estate for her lifetime

then to children but unnamed.  Wife to act as guardian for

all minor children.

Executor:  Emeley Jane West, wife.

Witnesses:  L H James, D S Grossman, both of Minburn.

WEVER

GRAYSON

HILL

KAOKRADER

EVA B WEVER, of Walnut Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 28 Jun 1888, proven 2 Oct 1888.

To my brother-in-law Geo L Grayson all personal property in

Iowa and Kansas also all real estate in Dallas County and

in Norton County, Kansas.

Executor:  Geo L Grayson

Witnesses:  Mrs A B Hill, G J Kaokrader

WHALEY

HASTIE

DAVIS

RAYNOR

LUCY A WHALEY, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 12 Jun 1889, proven 18 Apr 1892.

My estate to my two children:  Nathaniel H Whaley and Anna

E Hastie.

Executor:  Nathaniel H Whaley, son

Witnesses:  G Raynor, H H Davis, A J Raynor.

WHIPPLE

OLDS

WICKS

SUTHERLAND

BRITTON

PHILENA WHIPPLE, of Washington Township, Dallas County.

Will dated 1895, proven 25 Mar 1896.

Request the sale of my farm the NE 1/4, Sec 29, T 80 N, R 28 W

and the proceeds divided as follows:  son John Whipple, 1/4;

dau Harriet M Whipple, 1/4; dau Sarah Whipple, 1/4; grandson

Raymond Wicks, 1/8, dau Iva E Wicks, 1/8.  Also mentions

Annie L Olds, Wm H Olds, Lewis H Olds.

Executors:  John Whipple, son; Sarah Whipple, dau.

Witnesses:  J E Sutherland, Lena Britton.

WHITMORE

SMITH

AIKEN

FULLER

ACKLEY H WHITMORE, of Chicago, Cook Co, Ill.

Will dated 23 Nov 1863, proven 20 May 1889.

To my wife Mary Whitmore, Lot 4, Sec 1, T 78 N, R 27 W, also

10 acres of timber in NE corner NE 1/4 NW 1/4, Sec 34 T 79 N,

R 27 W, also a piece of land in Kankakee Co, Ill.  To my dau

Clara Whitmore, Lots 1 & 4, Sec 2, T 78 N, R 27 W.  All the

Iowa property conveyed to me by E D Smith and J E Smith his

wife of Dallas County 13 Sep 1855.

Executrix:  Mary Whitmore, wife.

Witnesses:  Anne Jane Aiken, Samuel W Fuller.

WHITTED

CLAYTON

BLACKWELL

THORNTON

RAWSON

SUSANNAH WHITTED, of Van Meter, Dallas County.

Will dated 20 Dec 1882, proven 29 Mar 1893.

To the children of my brother Alexander Clayton:  Rebecca

Clayton, Sarah Adaline Clayton, Margaret Ollie Clayton and

John Denson Clayton, $50 each.  To Cornelius Blackwell, $25.

Remainder of estate to my brother William D Clayton.

Executor:  Daniel Lea Thornton.

Witnesses:  Lea Thornton, C D Rawson.

WIDNER

RICHHART

ECKERT

WARDEN

GRIGSBY

ANDERSON

MARY M WIDNER, of Madrid, Boone County, Iowa.

Will dated 5 Sep 1893, proven 28 Mar 1895.

To my brother Andie Richhart during his lifetime property

in Madrid and in Elk Rapids both in Boone County, Iowa and

then to my nieces:  Maggie Richhart, Nancy Richhart, Julia

Richhart and Mary M Richhart.

Executor:  Elmira Eckert, Niece.

Witnesses:  CL Warden, C V Grigsby, N F Anderson.

WILCOX

PETERS

CHAPPELEAR

JAMES WILCOX

Will dated 5 Sep 1884, proven 1 Apr 1890.

To my wife Martha Wilcox all my estate.

Witnesses:  P J Peters, H A Chappelear.

WILDER

HOYT

WALLIS

BARBARA A WILDER, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 13 Oct 1900, proven 16 Jan 1901.

To my husband Bert S Wilder all my estate.

Executor:  Bert S Wilder, husband.

Witnesses:  H A Hoyt, Mrs. L A Wallis, Perry.

WILLIAMS

TOLLIVER

JOHNSON

HOLLOWAY

HOYT

SHAW

ELLETT

JESSE C WILLIAMS, of Perry, Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Feb 1908, proven 24 Mar 1908.

To my adopted dau Mettie Tollivar, $500.  To my dau Hattie

Shaw, 2 horses and my 1/2 interest in 5 cows, all at her residence

in Perry.  To my granddau Pearl P Shaw my single seated buggy.

Residue of my estate to son James F Williams and daus Mary

E Johnson and Sarah E Holloway.  My son Robert F Williams has

received his share.

Executrix:  Hattie Shaw, dau.

Witnesses:  H A Hoyt, E Malinda Ellett, Jessamyn Ellett, all

of Perry.

WILLIAMS

DOUGLAS

JAMES

LEACH

KINNICK

PUGH

LAWSON

W J WILLIAMS, of Dallas County.

Will undated, proven 23 Nov 1904.

To my wife Emma G Williams 4/5 of my estate.  To my son

Benjamin P Williams, 1/5 of my estate.  Property consisting

of:  real estate in Adel; 60 acres in Grant County, Kansas;

one-half interest in 1200 acres in Assinaboa Province,

Canady, owned jointly in equal parts with S A Douglas, the

same being part of a tract sold by Bankers Realty Co to

Mrs James, desceased, S M Leach, Wm Kinnick and others; a

1/2 interest in Douglas Pharmacy Stock of Goods.  Also various

amounts of stock in mining, oil and tunnels.  Mentions 3

brothers and sisters but unnamed.

Executrix:  Emma G Williams, wife.

Witnesses:  C C Pugh, T J Lawson.

WILSON

LYON

BOWERS

JOHN H P WILSON, of DeSoto, Dallas County, age 81 years.

Will dated 13 Oct 1902, proven 26 Mar 1907.

To my wife Sophia A Wilson all my estate including our home

on Lot 1, Block 27, DeSoto.

Executrix:  Sophia A Wilson, wife.

Witnesses:  A J Lyon, Stephen Bowers, of DeSoto.

WILSON

DATSON

CANADY

MARY WILSON, of Dallas County.

Will dated 14 Aug 1896, proven 6 Jan 1897.

To my son J S Wilson 1/6 of the 70 acres in Sec 2, T 81 N,

R 26 W, remainder of my estate to my son John O Wilson.

Executor:  John O Wilson, son.

Witnesses:  J G Datson, Walter Canady.

WILSON

BISHOP

CONGER

MARY WILSON, of Woodward, Dallas County. age 77 yrs.

Will dated 24 May 1887, proven 29 Aug 1899.

To my dau Abigail J Bishop, $1000.  Residue to estate to be

divided between my legal heirs.

Witnesses:  Ann Conger, S O Conger.

WINANS

JOHNSON

LONGMIRE

HOUSER

EMEHISER

S J & A E WINANS, husband and wife, of Adams Twp, Dallas Co.

Will dated 28 Jan 1901, proven for S J Winans, 8 Jan 1907.

After both our deaths, our dau Nettie Johnson to receive $1.

Remainder of estate to our dau Emma Longmire.

Executor:  Leroy Longmire.

Witnesses:  A H Houser, Ira Emehiser.

WISE

SEHMAN

ROYER

McCLURE

WORSTER

ANDREW J WISE, of Dallas Center, Dallas County.

Will dated 13 Jan 1904, proven 31 Aug 1904.

To my wife Susan Wise all my estate for her lifetime and

then to my grandson Morris C Wise, son of my deceased son

George Z Wise, $2500.  Remainder of my estate to my children:

L C Wise, John S Wise, Elizabeth Sehman, Daniel W Wise,

Jacob A Wise, Martha Royer and Bertha M Wise.  Homestead

mentioned being 6 lots in Block 52, H & V Addition to

Dallas Center.

Executor:  L C Wise, son.

Witnesses:  J H Royer, A B McClure, Fred Worster.

WISE

ADAMS

McLAUGHLIN

BRENTON

JOSEPH F WISE, of Dallas County.

Will dated 25 Jun 1875, proven 20 Dec 1875.

To my father $500.  To my wife Salome Wise the remainder of

estate.

Executor:  Stephen Adams

Witnesses:  Geo McLaughlin, J B Brenton.

WISE

SEHMAN

ROYER

BRENTON

ZUCK

SUSAN WISE, of Dallas Center, Dallas County.

Will dated 21 Jun 1909, proven 30 Aug 1910.

To my grandson Maurice C wise, $1.  Remainder of my estate

to be divided between L C Wise, John S Wise, Jacob A Wise,

Daniel W Wise, Martha Royer, Bertha M Wise and one share to

the heirs of Elizabeth Sehman:  Maude E Sehman and Raymond F

Sehman.

Executor:  Daniel W Wise.

Witnesses:  Clyde E Brenton, D B Zuck.

WITHAM

MILLER

DUNCAN

S T WITHAM, of Adel, Dallas County.

Will dated 27 Jan 1908, proven 18 Mar 1908.

To my wife Emily Witham all my estate.

Executrix:  Emily Witham, wife.

Witnesses:  D H Miller, W C Duncan.

WOLF

PEITZMAN

AULID

CHARLES WOLF, of Grant Township, Dallas County, age 57 years.

Will dated Nov 1887, proven 8 May 1888.

To my wife Margaret Wolf all my estate during her lifetime

and then to my children:  Charles Wolf, Frank Wolf, John

Wolf, Fred Wolf, William Wolf, Margaret Wolf.  When each

becomes of age $200.

Executrix:  Margaret Wolf, wife.

Witnesses:  Fred Peitzman, William Aulid.

WOODARD

BOYD

THOMSON

BASART

ALTHEA WOODARD,  of Minburn, Dallas County, age 44 yrs.

Will dated 8 Nov 1899, proven 10 Apr 1905.

To my husband Joseph J Woodard all my estate including

land in T 80 N, R 27 W.

Executor:  Harold E Boyd, a friend.

Witnesses:  W B Thomson, C E Basart, Minburn.

WOODMAN

MORGAN

SHARP

HARRINGTON

J E WOODMAN, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 4 Mar 1901, proven 16 Apr 1901.

Out of my estate $10,000 set aside to be invested in land to

be held until 3 Mar 1905 and then shared equally between

my son Forrest Woodman and my dau Lois Woodman.  To my wife

Delia Woodman the remainder of my estate, she to provide

a home for my son and dau until they become of age.

Executor:  Nathan Morgan, Stuart, Iowa.

Witnesses:  W T Sharp, H H Harrington, both of Dexter.

WOODMAN

SHARP

CAMPBELL

THOMAS S WOODMAN, of Dexter, Dallas County.

Will dated 18 Jan 1897, proven 8 Nov 1899.

To my wife Sarah A Woodman all my estate requesting at her

death the residue be shared equally between my children.

Executor:  Sarah A Woodman, wife.

Witnesses:  W T Sharp, S N Campbell, Dexter.

WRAGG

GOODALL

WILKERSON

JOHN WRAGG, of Dallas County.

Will dated 11 Jul 1885, proven 20 Nov 1896.

To my wife Hannah Wragg during her lifetime my estate then

to my four children:  Morris J Wragg, William E Wragg, Newton

C Wragg and Jeanette Wragg.

Executrix:  Hannah Wragg, wife.

Witnesses:  C C Goodall, A W Wilkerson

WRIGHT

PHILLIPS

LEACH

WHITE

CLARKE

IDA J WRIGHT, of Dallas County.

Will dated 2 Jun 1902, proven 2 Sep 1902.

To my dau Marie Phillips, a minor, all my estate.

Executor:  S M Leach.

Witnesses:  John B White, Fred G Clarke.

WRIGHT

PICKETT

BRENTON

HOWE

SNOW

JOHN M WRIGHT, of Dallas County.

Will dated 5 Aug 1892, proven 4 Jan 1893.

To my wife, Fannie Wright all my property for her lifetime

or remarriage to my children:  Nannie M Wright Pickett,

Hawkeye Wright, Edward H Wright, Harry L Wright and John

G Wright.

Executors:  Fannie Wright, wife; Edward H Wright, son.

Witnesses:  D M Brenton, F F Howe, F Snow, all of Waukee.

WRIGHT

THORNLEY

DOIDGE

WILLIAM W WRIGHT, of Dallas County.

Will dated 10 Jan 1906, proven 25 Sep 1908.

To my wife Anna F Wright all my estate.

Executrix:  Anna F Wright, wife.

Witnesses:  S M Thornley, R E Doidge.

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