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Submitted by Becky, September 19, 2000

Last Will and Testament of Otto L.A. Haennings

November 21 1898

The last Will and Testament of Otto L.A. Haennings of the town of Colchester County of Delaware ans state of New York

I Otto L.A. Haennings aware of the uncertainty of life, do make, ordain and declare this my last Will and Testament in the manner following, that is to say:

After the payment of my funeral charges, the expenses of administering my estate and my lawful debits, I give, devise and bequeath my protery as follows:

First: I will & bequeath the use of my entire estate both real & personal to my wife Mary Haennings during her life Second: At the death of my said wife I will & bequeath to mt son Harrison Haennings if he is then living one hundred dollars & if he dead said hundred dollars shall be divded between his then living children share and share alike

my son William Henry Haennings shall live with my said wife after my death & shall work the farm for her & take care of & provide for her on said farm & treat her in all respects as a loving & dutiful son should a parent during her life then at her death all of the rest residue & remainder of my said estate I will & bequeath to him but in case he shall not do as above stated in all respects then my said wife shall be the absolute owner of said estate & she may sell & dispose of the same as she desires

Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint my wife Mary Haennings to be exectrix of my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.

In witness whereof, I have here unto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the 10th day of january in the year of our lord, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight..

Otto L.A. Haennings (L.S.)



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