Litigation over Will of Robert Mehard - New Castle News, Oct. 18, 1893
A 1 'EHTIO^' That Certain ClaUSeS of the WilE of Robert Mehard be Set Aside. A i lai 111 That W<»r«lH .Alter the Death .’Hehard. i i I Were In- of r. : ! _____ ' , ! A» .«.on f .> contât tte «.11 of the late liobcit M, h ,r 1, of tin« founty, has t>een l.‘f‘y::in. A j::-tition ha? been filed by , Th >nuis .L Tv 1.‘, grandson of Pu.bert M^- hard thn-'i-h h:- attorney. James A, < tardner, ar-king that certain elau.^es of the wid be set aside. In the pefjtion it is ailegeil that at the cl.-e of the resi iuary clause where' the te^tHtor d -po«es of the remainder of.. hi> pri»|»ertv rutt pre\i *;i.^lv mentioned in tfa wi l.' the words “among the f‘>ur liv ing heits” have been added by ome one afh r the death of Mr. Mehard ’ and bt'f.re the will was probated. This elau^e eut (-nt the heirs .,f ('hristiana Pyle, h ■•cH:. (1, a «laughter of Rol)ert Me- ; h rd. from .-l aring ifi the residue of the I property. Then-are tive of these heirs i Judge Hazen issued a rule on the execui'irs of the e‘-tate to answer by ( .t i*r “i;l. and show eanse why an issue sl. tuM n<>' he frame«! to try the issue. j,>erf Mehard 'lied in lS.s>>, and the i- nearlv settled, although the linai aí ci-uat.- have ni«t yet been filed. Idle amount of proj>ertv involved is con- -idera^dr.