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Mary Armstrong will
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Thursday, February 28, 1901
The last will of MRS. MARY ARMSTRONG who died recently near Garden Grove, has been filed for probate. It is dated Feb. 23, 1891, in McLean County, Ill., being witnessed by John P. Rutledge and A.E. Langdon. After providing for the payment of all just debts she bequeaths to Charles McFarland one share of stock in the John Meecham National Bank of Farmer City, Ill., with accumulated dividends, to be given him when he reaches the age of 21 years. To her granddaughter, Dell May Armstrong, the sum of $100 when she is 18 years of age. To her granddaughter Alice Armstrong, $50 when she is 18 years of age. To her grandson John Armstrong, $50 when he is 21. To her granddaughter Belle Hamilton, $50 when she is 18. The balance of her property she bequeaths share and share alike to her four children, JAMES D., CHARLES E., and WM. L. ARMSTRONG, and MRS. ALICE HAMILTON. She names WM. L. ARMSTRONG as executor of her will without bond.
Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
"With permission from the Leon Journal Reporter"
January 17, 2003