Amelia Hecht SF Call 20 May 1904

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Amelia Hecht SF Call 20 May 1904 - The wills of two prominent pioneer San...
The wills of two prominent pioneer San Francisco wonun were filed for probate yesterday. The wills are those of Amelia Hecht and-. Sarah F. Thornton. The last named was the mother of Crittenden Thornton, the wellknown attorney, and of the wife of Rear Admiral Henry Glass, U. S. N. Mrs. Hecht was the widow of Abraham E. Hecht of the manufacturing firm of Hecht Bros, and member of the shoe flrm of Buckingham & Hecht. The will of Mrs. Hecht disposes of an estate estimated to be worth nearly $1,000,000. Of this amount $2250 goes to charity, the will devising $250 to each of the following Institutions: Armitage Orphanage, Eureka Benevolent AssOcaton, Hebrew Orphan Asylum of San Francsco, Hebrew Orphan Asylum of Baltimore, Hebrew Industrial School of Boston, Pioneer Kindergarten Society, Occidental Kindergarten, Fruit and Flower Mission and the Emanu- El Sisterhood. The rest of her estate, after the payment of several legacies to relatives, is devised in equal shares to four children— Joel, Edith, Elias and Adelheld Hecht. Will of Late Manufacturer's Widow Contains Bequests to Worthy Institutions CHABITIES BENEFITED Last Testaments of Sarah F. Thornton and Amelia K. Hecht Filed for Probate WOMEN LEAVE LARGE ESTATES

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  1. The San Francisco Call,
  2. 20 May 1904, Fri,
  3. Page 16

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