Last Will & Testament of Ira Schutt (1801-1874)
Transcribed by Mary Ellen Van Camp
Know all men by these presents
that I, Ira Schutt, of Great
being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament.
First, I hereby constitute and appoint Frank B Schutt and Isaac Spurr to be executors of this my last will
directing my said executors to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses and the legacies herein after given out of my estate.
Second after the payment of my said debts and funeral expenses I give to my wife Emma Schutt my spectacles and
all my household furniture and fifteen hundred dollars in money for her sole and separate use.
Third I give to Marcus M Schutt the sum of one hundred and sixty five dollars heretofore given him the said Marcus M
the sum of two hundred and thirty five dollars which together with the aforesaid sum of one hundred and sixty five dollars
will amount to the sum of
four hundred dollars the aforesaid sum of four hundred dollars having also
heretofore been given by me to each of my sons
Fourth I give to my son
Fifth the resident of my estate I give equally to all of my children viz; Everett P. Schutt, Frank B Schutt, Marcus M. Schutt, Harriett A. Holmes, Martha A. Holmes, Delia M. Chalker, Adaline E. Spurr an Ellen M Dillon.
In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal and publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in the presence of the witnesses named below this eighteenth day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred & seventy four.
Signed, sealed published and declared by the said Ira Schutt as and for his last will and testament in presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request, have subscribed our names as witness hereto.
Source: Probate Records of