August 18, 1833 To all who this may concern know ye, that I Joshua Caise of Randolph County State of Illinois, being weak in body but sound in mind do make and bequeath this my last will to all my estate Real and personal as follows (viz) after all my just debts is paid; I do allow my son Jackson to have the tract of land described as follows the W half of the SE quarter of section two in Township 4 S of Range 8 W containing 80 acres, and I do allow my wife and the rest of my children to have the use and management of the farm as long as she remains my widow, and I do allow my wife Catharine one bedstead bed and bedding, and I do allow my wife and children to have the use of all my personal property as long as she remains my widow, and so soon as she ceases to be my widow I do allow an equal divide of all personal property then remaining to my daughters Ollive, [sic] Charlott, [sic] and Independance [sic].
Joshua Case Seal Witness J. C. Crozier Luther Simmons
Be it remembered that on this 16th day of October 1833 John C Crozier was duly sworn & says that he was present & saw the testator sign the within will & on the 6th day of Jany 1834 Luther Simmons testifies the same.
James Thompson Judge of Probate duly recorded Nov 6 1833 James Thompson
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