Last Will and Testament of Calvin A. Twombly, deceased

Filed and Probated August 19? 1867

Recorded in Book "A" pages 587 and 588

Page 360 Court Record

I, Calvin A. Twombly of the County of Brown, State of Illinois, being of sound mind and memory, do hereby make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament.

First, after all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, the residue of my estate, real and personal I bequeath and dispose of as follows: To wit - To my beloved wife, Susan Jane Twombly all of my estate to which the law entitles her.

Second to my stepson, Charles W. Bedford, and to my sons William M. Twombly, Samuel Twombly, and Daniel Twombly each the (3/16) three sixteenth parts and to my daughters, Hannah and Marietta Twombly each the two sixteenth parts of all the residue of my estate real and personal after the payment of the lawful debts and legacies herein devised.

Provided however? That should an heir be born to me after the execution of this willl it is my will that said heir shall share eqully with the six children herein above named.

Third it is my will and I hereby direct my executors to deliver to my son Alvin Twombly two? Notes held by me against him. One dated December 25th 1865 for seventy five dollars, the other March 3rd 1866 for (32.00) and that he be discharged from the payment of said notes.

Fourth It is my will and I do hereby direct my executor to release my son George Twombly from the payment of all monies and claims due from him to me and to pay him out of my said estate the sum of one hundred dollars.

Fifth. Having heretofore given to my son Aaron Twombly and my daughter Minerva as much as I think them entitled, it is my will that neither they nor their heirs shall receive any further portion of my estate.

Sixth I make const…. and appoint my son Aaron Twombly and my wife, Susan Jane Twombly, to be executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

Seventh, It is my will that my said executors shall at any time, sell and dispose of any or all of my real estate where in their opinion such sale will be to the benefit of the ….. legated? herein named and appres……. the processes of such sale for the benefit of said legated? as provided by law.

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this eighth day of July A.D. 1867. Calvin (his mark X) Twombly seal

Attest J.S. Fenn

The above written will was subscribed by Calvin A. Twombly (by making his mark) in our presence and acknowledged by him to each of us; and he at the same time published and declared the above instrument, so subscribed to be his last will and testament and we at the said testator’s request and in his presence have signed our names as witnesses hereto this said eighth day of July 1867.

J.S. Fenn

?. G. Masterman