|I, William Larue of Guernsey County in the State of Ohio of sound and disposing mind and memory of full age and not under any restraint do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say,
First: it is my will that all my debts and funeral expences be first fully paid out of my personal estate.
Second, I give and devise all the rest and residue of my personal estate together with all lands and real estate charged with the comfortable maintainance of my wife, Lydia if she survive me, to my daughter Emily Hetherington. To have and to hold all my said lands and real estate to her my said daughter and to the heirs of her body forever charged however with the comfortable maintainance of my said wife Lydia as aforesaid. I expect my said wife, Lydia if she survive me to have her home with and to be amply and comfortably provided for in and as a member of the family of my said daughter, Emily Hetherington and it is my will that my real estate be not sold or otherwise disposed of during my said daughters life and not then until the youngest child of my said daugher shall be of full age and all obligations _________unreadable?______-to be null and void.
And lastly, I nominate and appoint my brothers Laban Larue and David Larue executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former and other wills by me made and ratifying and confirming this and this alone to be my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I here unto set my hand and seal this Twenty ninth day of December A.D. 1868.
Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Larue to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have ____the same as witnesses in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other.
David J. Burlingame (signature) William Larue (seal)
Will of William Larue
2001 October 5: First published here.