1st I give and bequeath to my wife Catherine all my
personal and mixed property with the exceptions only
2nd I devise and bequeath to my son Daniel Sullivan
all my land in Section 16 and 17 and the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 of
Section 24, Twp 89 R1W (Iowa Twp) subject to the payments and
charges hereinafter mentioned.
3rd I devise to my son Timothy Sullivan all my land
in Section 24 excepting…that devised to my son Daniel and the
SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 24 which I devise to my wife in
addition to said personal property. The devise to my son
Timothy above named is also made subject to the payments and
charges hereinafter mentioned viz:
That said Timothy shall within five years from the date of my
death shall pay my two daughters Margaret and Catherine $1000
with interest $500 to each and that the said Daniel shall
within five years from the date of my death pay the said
Margaret and Catherine $3000 with interest ($1500 to each)
As I have already advanced money to my daughter Johanna (Mrs.
John Lagen) I will give and bequeath her hereby but one Bond
of the New Melleray Corp. which I hold calling for $500.
I also give and bequeath to my grandson William Joseph
O’Connell one Bond of said New Melleray Corp which I hold
calling for $500 or my wife if she chooses may pay the said
Johanna Lagen and Wm. Joseph O’Connell $500 to each and retain
said bonds…but I desire that each…shall be paid $500 with
interest within five years of my death.
I give and bequeath to my wife all the residue of my property
and I desire that she shall have the full control of all my
property during her life notwithstanding said devised. And I
do hereby exempt her from giving bond for the execution of
this will and appoint her my Executrix believing that she will
do what is for the best interest of all therein.