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Last Will and Testament of Wolfgang Hoefer

Wolfgang Hoefer

I Wolfgang Hoefer of the County of Cole in the State of Missouri do make and publish this my last will and testament.
First I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaretha one third of my real as well as of my personal property. Second I do also give and bequeath unto my only son Adam one third of my real as well as of my personal property. Third, and lastly, as to all the ?????? and remainder of all my real and personal estate whatsoever after payment of all my just debts including all house and other furniture I give and bequeath the same to my beloved wife Katharine Hoefer with the particular understanding? that she my wife shall have the full and ????? of all my real and personal property whatsoever until my youngest child be of the age of twenty-one years of age and I hereby appoint my wife ???? executrix of this my last will and testament hereby making all former wills and testament by me ????.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand on the twenty eight day of December A.D. Eighteen Hundred and fifty seven.
Wolfgang Hoefer

Signed and declared by the above named Wolfgang Hoefer to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
?????? ??????? of Cole County
Charles B. ????? of Cole County
Charles L. Lohman of Cole County
Filed Feb 2nd 1858
G.A. Parsons Clerk
By R.W. Anderson

Transcribed by Judy Milan from handwritten Cole County Court microfilmed records.
Question marks denote words I was unable to decipher or blotches on the microfilm.

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