Mrs Susan Bowersock will

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Mrs Susan Bowersock will - LOSES WILL CONTEST. County Judge John A. Murat...
LOSES WILL CONTEST. County Judge John A. Murat Finds Against Disinherited Son of Mrs. Susan Bowersock. County Judge John A. Murat handed down n decision in the on the will of Mrs. Susan deceased, in which he directed that letters testamentary be issued to executrices, Mrs. Kate Netzley of Linwood and Miss Bessie Bowersock Milwaukee, who are thus permitted take steps to dispose of the estate accordance with the terms of the The contest was instituted some time ago by Wallace H. Bowersock Milwaukee, who alleged that the deceased was acting under undue influence exercised upon her by her John Roe, \\hen the instrument was made, and furthermore that she was enfeebled in mind and body and had not sufficient memory nor understanding to make a will. He contended in the event of the will being upheld by the court, that he is entitled share in the estate on the theory he was left out by mistake. The plaintiff was the only one of eleven i children who was not specifically tioned in the will by way of some quest. j The court, in its decision, held there was no undue influence exercised, that Mrs. Bowersock was men- tally competent and that no mistake had been made by her in making the will. The value of the estate is at about $15,000 and in addition to this Mrs. Bowersock deeded considerable real estate to her children prior to her death. Mrs. Bowersock also bequeathed $500 to the trustees of St. Stephen's Catholic church, of which she was a member.

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  1. The Gazette,
  2. 23 Feb 1916, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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