Weekly Oregon Statesman 30 Mar 1888 Robert Ady
Is the Testator Dead? Over seven years ago Robert Ady, a resident of Champoeg, this county, who was possessed possessed of a considerable amount of property, property, took it into his head to disappear, and since then no definite news haa been heard of him. On December 29. 1379, about nine months previous to bis disap pearance, Ady made his will, but since the father was gone and they knew not whether he was dead or alive, the family has kept it in their possession ever since. until yecterday, when it was brought to tois cuy ana aumitteo to prooaie, toe pe tition for its. probate setting forth that since his disappearance nothing had been heard from Ady, and there was every reason to believe him dead. The will bequeaths the estate as follows : Legacies to each of seven children of five dollars each, to be paid out of proceeds of the sale of personal property ; all tbe real estate, estate, consisting of one-half one-half one-half of a donation land claim, and appurtenances thereto his two eldest sons, Alfred T. and Joseph N. Ady.