Will of Miss Flora Wright
WRIGHT, CLEVELAND, BURNETT
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 10/16/2010 at 09:13:35
Des Moines Daily News, November 13, 1900
WILL OF MISS FLORA WRIGHT
Estate Valued At $30,000 Left To Nephew And Niece
Unity Church Receives A Gift Of $100
The Will Dictated To Miss Emily Burnett
One of the last things done by the lamented Miss Flora Wright before leaving her home a week ago Sunday was to dictate her last will and testament to her near friend, Miss Emily Burnett. This she did in few words, naming her niece, Edna Cleveland and her nephew Wright G. Cleveland, as her sole heirs, this property to be divided equally between them. One hundred dollars was left as a bequest to Unity Church. Buffon S. Walker was named as executor
The estate, consisting principally of stock in the Citizens National Bank and the Capital City State Bank and the large double brick residence block on East Locust Street, the house of the Wright family for many years, is valued at about $30,000.
Miss Wright was born in Cedar County, Iowa in 1858 and was the daughter and sole heir of the late General Ed Wright, once Iowa Secretary of State and Speaker of the House of Representatives, and long prominent in Iowa affairs.
Cedar Documents maintained by Lynn McCleary.
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