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Lilly Clever
LEAVES PROPERTY TO SEVEN CHILDREN -- Will of Late Bellville Resident Filed in Court.
The will of Lilly Celver [Clever], late of Bellville, directs a distribution of her estate among her children. The testament was on file in Richland county probate court today.
Children named to share the estate in equal parts are Samuel A., Fred H., Walter E., Harold J. Clever and Gladdis M. Fry [Frye], Bessie Banks, Ruth Rinehart and children of a deceased son, Paul Clever.
The will directs that real estate owned by the decedent should be converted into cash prior to the property division.
Dated Jan. 10, 1933, and witnessed by Bella Riley and F. M. Hess, the will names Harold J. Clever and Bessie Banks as executors. [
submitted by Ida Maack Recu]

Charles H. Keating and Harrison Deming Lowrey
Inventories Filed In 2 Large Estates
Inventories filed yesterday in probate court show the estate of Harrison Deming Lowrey was appraised at $136,336 while Charles H. Keating left $98,789. Mr. Lowrey, who died on Aug. 31, formerly headed the receiving department of the Mansfield Tire and Rubber company. Biggest item in the estate was a one-half interest in the Hotel Howe property at Akron, valued at $125,000. The estate went to his widow, Mrs. Rhea Lowrey, and two sons, Deming Lowrey of Mansfield, and Dr. George Harrison Lowrey, of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Mr. Keating was chairman of the board of directors of the Lumbermans Mutual Insurance company at the time of his death last Sept. 14. His property was left to his widow, Mrs. Gertrude S. Keating. Included in the Keating estate were 153 shares of Farmers Savings and Trust company stock, valued at $10,710.15, Mansfield Savings Trust National Bank, $5,250,658, Richland Hotel company, $9,870,312, Tappan Stove company, $6,630, and government bonds and other stock in private firms.
[Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) October 9, 1948 - Sub by Ida Maack Recu]

William Schindler
Terms of the will of the late William Schindler of Troy township bequeath the decedent's entire estate to the widow, Bertha N. Schindler. At the death of Mrs. Schindler, the balance of the estate is to be converted into cash and divided equally among the sons and daughters. John C. and Charles W. Schindler are executors of the document which was filed in probate court. The will was dated July 29, 1931, and was witnessed by L. J. Baker and C. V. Hines.
[The Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio) August 25, 1932 - submitted by Ida Maack Recu]




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