Pennsylvania Superior Court Reports Volume 52

Pennsylvania Superior Court Reports Volume 52

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...clauses of the will which are material to the consideration of this case, being the only clauses of the will making disposition of the Cambria county lands after the death or remarriage of Mary A. J. Christy, the widow. This devise Was in the following words: " He shall have the twothirds of all my lands in Gallitzin Township, Cambria Co., the income of rent liens during his mother's widowhood. After he shall have all the proceeds during his lifetime. After his death it shall go to his heirs free and unencumbered by any debts of his except for developing mines &c.----If my son Francis should die without heirs I leave my sister Sarah Inlow the one-fourth of my estate (her husband nothing). The other three-fourths to my broth 360, (1913). Opinion of the Court. ers and their heirs, except Josiah's daughter Elizabeth shall have no interest. The heirs of Mrs. Agnes Burk, decs. and Mrs. Lucy Ann Riffle shall not inherit any part of my estate." This will was executed and the testator died long prior to the approval of the Act of July 9, 1897, P. L. 213, and that statute can have no effect upon its construction. Mary A. J. Christy, the widow of testator, died on September 26, 1905. Francis M. Christy, the son, married during the lifetime of the widow, and having survived her, died on January 30, 1910, without issue. He, by his last will and testament, since duly probated, . devised the lands in question to his widow, Mary R. Christy, the appellee. The fund for distribution has accrued as royalties from the mining operations conducted since the death of Francis M. Christy. If Francis M. Christy took an estate in fee in the lands, under the will of his father, the appellee is entitled to receive the royalties in question, ...
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