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From: Vicki or Tricia Breeze <>
Subject: New Article for Joshua Townsend - Darke Co.
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 09:08:41 -0400


News Article regarding Joshua Pelina Townsend
>From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper after 7/6/1923

Estate To Wife During Life

Will of Joshua Townsend, Late Farmer of Greenville Township is Filed.

The last will and testament of Joshua Townsend, deceased resident of
Greenville Township near Woodington was filed yesterday with Probate
Judge Younker for probate and record.

By the terms of the son of the testator, Enos B. Townsend is appointed
executor and ordered to sell all personal property, real estate and
government bonds, pay all just debts of the decedent and invest the
remaining proceeds.

All of the interest from the estate is directed for the maintenance and
support of the wife Samantha Eunice Townsend during her natural life.

Following her death the property remaining is to be devided equally
among the four children, namely: Enos B. Townsend. Melvin Townsend, Ota
Ann Lytle and Hazel Townsend (Wright), Enos Townsend is made executor
for the purpose of making the final settlement.

In case of any heir's death their children are to receive their portion.

The will was signed June 21, 1923 and witnessed by Chas. A. Wilt and
Hazel R. Ream.

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