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Thomas Konklin will

Decatur County Journal
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
November 26, 1896

Tuesday the wills of JAMES MCCLARAN of Davis City and THOS. KONKLIN of High Point, both lately deceased, were filed with Clerk Gates.

In his will THOS. KONKLIN instructs the executor of his estate to pay off all debts as soon as possible after testator's death. To his wife, MIRANDA, he bequeaths the home place of 120 acres in High Point Township, as long as she remains his widow, with the instruction that no mortgage is to be entered against same, and that his daughter, MARY, is to have the support of the estate as long as she remains single. All his personal property is willed for the support of his family and all property ordered sold except that needed on farm. After his wife's death, the testator instructs that his daughter, MARY, shall have support from the estate during her lifetime. After daughter, MARY's death, the property is to be divided among children -- CLARENCE W., JAMES T. and EDWARD KONKLIN, PHOEBE GARTEN, SARAH MCDOWELL and DELILAH KONKLIN. The testator's wife, MIRANDA KONKLIN is named as executor. This will was signed November 4, 1896, with CHARLES DODD and W.C. BROWN as witnesses.

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