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#62169 Will & Prob of O. W. Bisbee
Filed May 11th 1900
Ne Varietur, New Orleans May 11th 1900. Sig = John St. Paul Judge
New Orleans Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana November the twenty eighth, Eighteen Hundred & Ninety Four
I Orcemus W Bisbee, being mind (sic) of the uncertainty of life and being of sound mind and understanding do make this my last and only Will and Testament.
I give and bequeath all property of whatsoever kind I die possessed of both real and personal movable & immovable to my beloved wife Sally A Bisbee hereby appointing her my universal legatee with full seizin (sic) of my estate.
I further appoint her as my executrix of this my last Will and Testament with full power and without bond or security, this will being written at home on the corner of Camp & H Clay Ave.
Sig = O W BisbeeJas. D Byrne
Anna S Byrne
E P Lowe
Be it remembered that on this 11th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred & the 124 of the Independence of the United States of America
Upon application of Sally A Mathany, widow of Orcemus W Bisbee and pursuant to my decree hearing even date herewith.
Before me F. A. Monroe, Judge of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, personally came and appeared James D. Byrne and W G Arner, witnesses who being duly sworn were by me presented with an instrument of writing, written on one side of a single sheet of paper, beginning with the following words New Orleans, Parish of Orleans, and ending with following at home on the corner of Camp & H Clay Ave, O W Bisbee, Jas. D Bryne, Anna S Byrne E P Low, and purporting to be his Olographic last will and testament which being by me exhibited to the aforementioned witnesses was by them recognized and declared to be entirely written, dated and signed by the testator the said O W Bisbee which they attest as having often seen him write and sign during his lifetime and the said appearances did hereunto set their hands after due reading thereof on the day, month and year first above written x James D Byrne, x W J Arner
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11th day of May 1900
Whereupon I the said Judge, do hereby declare the said olographic last Will and Testament to be truly proved & having read the said Will in loud and distinct voice to the aforesaid witnesses and in the presence of Messers E. P Andree and Joe Garidel all present in Court, and after having signed the said Will Ne Varietur at the beginning and end thereof do now orer the same to be deposited and recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans & that the execution thereof take place according to law.
Done in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans this 11th day
of May 1900