Last Will and Testament of Mary Jane Lowry Inman
I Mary Jane Inman of Seymour Wayne County Iowa being of lawful age and sound disposing mind and memory do make, publish and declare this my last will. I give devise and bequeath unto my brother William S. Lowry as trustee in trust for the use and benefit of my two daughters Nettie S. Inman and Gertie May Inman all my property both personal and real either now owned or hereafter acquired by me. and I direct that my said trustee pay out of said funds whatever amounts may be necessary for the support and education of my said daughters. and I further direct that when my daughter Nettie S. Inman becomes eighteen years of age that said trustee shall pay to her as her full share of my estate the one-half of the amount of my said estate then being in the hands of said trustee. and when my daughter Gertie May Inman shall become eighteen years of age said trustee shall then pay to her the full amount then remaining in his hands of my said estate. should either of my said two daughters die before they become eighteen years of age, or without issue, then in that event the full amount which said deceased daughter would receive under this will shall go to the surviving one. I further direct that my mother Agnes Lowry shall have full power, care, custody and control over my daughter Gertie May Inman and shall receive for the support and education of said Gertie May Inman, from said trustee out of my said estate such sums of money from time to time as said trustee shall deem just and right.
In witness whereof I have hereunto signed and sealed this instrument and published and declared the same as and for my last will at Seymour Iowa on this 14th day of July AD. 1894.
Mary Jane Inman
At Seymour Iowa on this 14th day of July 1894 the above named Mary Jane Inman signed and sealed this instrument and published and declared the same as and for her last will and we in her presence of each other and at her bequest have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Signatures are water damaged.