Last Will and Testament of Clarence John Wheeler
In the Name of God. – Amen.
Know all Men That I, Clarence J. Wheeler of 657 Broadway Portland in the State of Oregon, of the age of 62 years, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, and not acting under duress, menace, fraud or undue influence of any person whomsoever, do make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, to-wit:
FIRST. It is my will, and I do order, that all my just debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently can be done after my decease.
SECOND. I give and bequeath unto my two sons Chester A. Wheeler and Collister M. Wheeler each the sum of one hundred dollars ($100) and to my three grand children Chester M. Wheeler Jack N. Wheeler and Frances S. Wheeler each the sum of five dollars (5.00) the balance of my estate both real and personal I give and bequeath to my wife Frances Martin Wheeler.
AND LASTLY, I nominate, constitute and appoint my wife Frances Martin Wheeler and my two sons Chester A. Wheeler and Collister M. Wheeler to be the executrix and executors with out bonds of this, my Last Will, hereby revoking all other Wills, Legacies and Bequests by me heretofore made, and declaring this, and no other, to be my Last Will and Testament,
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand, this 21st day of June in the year of our Lord, One Thousand, Nine Hundred and twenty seven
[signed]Clarence J. Wheeler
The above instrument was at the date thereof signed, sealed, published and declared, by the said Clarence J. Wheeler as and for his Last Will and Testament, in presence of us, who, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Residing at 661 E. Broadway, Portland, Oregon
Residing at 661 E. Broadway, Portland, Ore.
[noted in the margin was: 11/12/34 Mary Carolyn Wheeler
apparently indicating that she should also receive $5.00;
she was born a year and a half after this will was written]