Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, August 04, 2007 at 11:27:00 :
Thursday, January 28, 1937
Devoto Will Filed In Superior Court
The will of Andrew A. Devoto, of Fairfax, who died Jan. 20 in a local hospital at the age of 61 years, has been filed in the Superior Court. It was executed on the 23rd of April, 1934.
The deceased names his wife, Bertha M. Devoto, executrix of the estate, and gives her a free hand in the distribution of the estate.
The will revokes all other wills. It states that property owned by deceased consists of 41,475 shares of capital stock in Central Iron Works and 24,902 shares of Onward Investment Co. It bequeaths to a sister, Albina Green, one half; Anita Williams, two-fifths, and to a nephew, George Olmo, one-tenth.
Estate to be placed in trust, as his wife, the trustee, with full power to use her discretion in handling the affairs.
Wife is given power to sell all of the stocks. The will estimates the share of Mrs. Green, Mrs. Williams and Olmo in case of sale to be $20,000.
The will calls attention to court action filed by relatives and makes provision for payment of $1 to unknown or possible claimants.
Amelia Bianchi, a cousin, is to receive $1000; Lena Bottarini, $1000.
The will further provides that in case of the death of his sisters, that shares shall go to step daughters and others named in the will.
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