Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 96

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 96

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...estate by direct gift, and the same passes to her personal representatives. Appeal from a decree of the Circuit Court for Frederick County (MOTTER, j.) The cause was argued before MCSHERRY, C.., Fowi.ER, BRl5COE, PAGE, Born, PEARCE, SCI-IMUCKER and JoNEs, J. Opinion of the Court. 96 Emery L. Coblentz and _/aim S. Newman (with whom was Chas. C. Waters on the brief), for the appellants. S. A. Lewis, for the appellees, submitted the cause on his brief. BOYD, _., delivered the opinion of the Court. This is an appeal from a decree of the Circuit Court for Frederick County construing the will of Gideon Hoover. The portion of the will involved in this controversy is as follows: " Item tst. I devise and bequeath to my beloved wife, Elizabeth, all my property, real, personal and mixed, to have and to hold the same during her natural life, or as long as she shall continue to be my widow. " After either of the above events the property to be sold and divided equally _among my lawful heirs. " The children of deceased heirs shall inherit the full portion as their parents would have done if living." The testator died September 6th, 1874, the day after his will was executed, leaving surviving him a widow, two sons, a daughter, two grandchildren, who were the children of a deceased daughter, Eliza Stottlemyer, and a granddaughter who was the child of another deceased daughter, Olive Wolf. Elizabeth Wolf the daughter of Olive, died December 7th, 1890, and Elizabeth Hoover the widow of Gideon died in October, 1901, without having remarried. Annie M. Maugans, one of the daughters of the testator, and her husband, made a deed for their interests in the "Gideon Hoover farm," which the bill prays may be construed, but it was...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694951X
  • 9781236949516