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In the Estate of
William T. Manry

The State of Texas County of Scurry: In the Estate of William T. Manry, deceased.
To the Honorable County Court of Said County:
Your petitioner Mary L. Manry, fete sole and late the wife and now the widow of William T. Manry, deceased, respectfully shows to the court:
1st. That your petitioner Mary L. Manry, resides in Scurry County, Tex.
2nd. That William T. Manry is Dead.
3rd. That he died on Saturday the 7th day of April A. D. 1906, at Snyder, in the County of Scurry, and State of Texas.
4th. That at and before his death the said William T. Manry, and his domicile and permanent residence in the County of Scurry and State of Texas, and that his principal property was at the time of his death in said County and State.
5th. That at the time of his death the said William T. Manry was seized and possessed of real and personal property of the probable value of $ 40,000.00 and left a written will duly executed and herewith filed in which your petitioner was appointed executrix.
6th. That your petitioner is not disqualified to accept Letter Testamentary as Executrix.
7th. That said will provides that on the death of either of the parties to the will (It being a joint will between the said William T. Manry and Mary L. Manry) the Survivors shall become the executor or executrix of said will upon qualifying in the manner provided by law, Whereupon the courts of the land shall have nothing to do with administer-- same except to require an inventory and appraisement of our said estate to be made and returned in the manners provided by law. Where upon your petitioner prays that citation be issued to all parties interested in said estate as required by law, that said will be admitted to probate, that letters testamentary be issued to your petitioner and that such other furthers orders as to the court may seem proper.

Signed: Mary L. Manry
William C. Higgins
Attorney for Mary L. Manry.

The State of Texas County of Palo Pinto
Known to all men by these presents that we William T. Manry and wife Mary L. Manry, of the town of Snyder, Scurry County, Texas, both of sound mind and disfasing memory and being desiours of disposing our worldly affairs while we yet have suffirent health and strength do each for himself and herself hereby make and publish this his and her Last will and Testament hereby revoking all others heretofore made or hereafter claimed to have been made by us or either of us.

1st. It is the desire of both of use and we so hereby will and direct that on the death of either of us, the survivor and our beloved daughter, Lillian Manry, shall have and take, share and share alike all that we won and possess (same being all community property) consisting of real estate, stock of goods in said town of Snyder, Scurry county Texas, personal property of every kind sown??, notes, assignees, rights, of action to all sorts and kinds wherever situated.

2nd. it is further our will and we so direct that on the death of either of us, the survivor shall become the executor or executrix, or the ease may be, of this will, inforce nullifying in the manner found by law, whereinfore the courts of the land shall have nothing to do with administrator same except to require an inventory and appraisement of our estate to be made and returned in the manners furnished by law.

3rd. No further desire and so will and direct that in the case of the death of both of us, our beloved daughter Lillian Manry, shall have take own and possess, in her own right all that we now own and possess, wherever situated in by our right, same being community estate of ours as aforesaid, and in case the said Lillian shall still be a minor we shall desire that the proper court shall appoint a suitable person guardian of the person and estate of said minor, and give haul for the faithful discharges of his duties as such, Witness our hands at Muice?? Weces?? as this the 4th day of April AD. 1906
signed: William T. Manry
Mary L. Manry

attached Witness
A. C. Leslie
J. R. Manry

January 20, 2004

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