The District Reports, Containing Cases Decided in the Various Judicial Districts of the State of Pennsylvania. V. 1-30; 1892-1921 Volume 7

The District Reports, Containing Cases Decided in the Various Judicial Districts of the State of Pennsylvania. V. 1-30; 1892-1921 Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...of the great grandchildren. The word "issue," as used in the quoted clause, is a word of purchase, which will include the heirs of the body of the life-tenant by her then husband who should he living at her death. The fund is personalty, and in gifts of pcrsonalty, "death without issue" means without issue living at the death of the first taker: Keene's Appeal, 64 Pa. 268; Eachus's Appeal, 91 Pa. 105. The word is not synonymous with "children," because the issue are to take such share as the parent would have taken, and this language will unquestionably take in grandchildren. It is just as applicable to descendants more remote than grandchildren, and nothing in the will indicates that such descendants were not in the contemplation of the testator; certainly not the gift over, in the event of the death of the life-tenant without leaving issue by her existing husband surviving. The eases cited by the exceptant on the point that, in a gift to children, grandchildren and later issue are excluded, have no application where. as here, the intent shown by the will is otherwise. Exceptions dismissecl. Petition and answer. O. C. Phila. Co., April T., 11186, No. 533. PE.'Ru.2, J., April 30, 1HHS.--The will declares that all of the testator's children and grandchildren shall have the "right and option... to take any part" of his "household furniture, &c., at the appraisement, or to purchase the same at the sale thereof," further directing that the value or price shall be " deducted out of their re-pc-ti'e.l1: 'c.' of the prinip:1l hereinafter mentioned." Brie-k's Estate. That some of the shares of principal thereiuafter mentioned, including that of the...show more

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