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I, Augustus Phillips, of the age of 70 years, of Mt Pulaski Township in the County of Logan and State of Illinois, and being of sound mind and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament in the manner and form as follows: to wit:
FIRST, It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon as may be after my death.
SECOND, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Hester Ann Phillips Lots six (6) and seven (7) in Block three (3) in Buckles First Addition in the Town of Lake Fork, in the Township of Mt Pulaski, in the County of Logan and State of Illinois, ____ fee simple and absolute.
THIRD, All the residue of my state, real, personal or mixed, wheresoever located or found, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Hester Ann Phillips.
FOURTH, I hereby appoint my beloved wife Hester Ann Phillips as Executrix of this my last will and Testament, she not to be required to give bond.
LASTLY, I hereby revoke any Will or Codicil by me made heretofore. In Witness whereof--have hereunto set my hand and seal at Lake Fork, Logan County, Illinois this 6th day of April 1917.
Submitted by Lois Branch, Great Granddaughter of Augustus Phillips