Orleans County Land Records
Book 203, p 206

Eugene Bidleman

Last Will and Testament

I, Eugene Bidleman of the Town of Yates, in the County of Orleans and State of New York, being of sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this my last Will and Testament, in manner following that is to say:

FIRST, - I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.

SECOND. I give, devise, and bequeath to my wife, Abbie Bidleman, all my household furniture of every name nature and kind whatsoever owned by me at the time of my death, including musical instruments and silver and dishes.

THIRD I give devise and bequeath to my wife, Abbie Bidleman, the use, income and avails of all my real estate as long as she shall remain my widow; upon her remarriage or at her death, in case she does not remarry, I give, devise and bequeath the said real estate to my two sons, George H Bidleman and Donald L. Bidleman, share and share alike the above bequest to my said wife is hereby made in lieu of alldower (sic) rights she may have in my said real estate.

FOURTH_ all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate I give, and bequeath to my said wife Abbie Bidleman, and to my said sons, George H. Bidleman and Donald L. Bidleman share and share alike.

LASTLY I hereby appoint my said sons George H. Bidleman and Donald L. bidleman, executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wlls(sic) by me made

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name the 27th, day of March, in the year One thousand nine hundred and seventeen

Eugene Bidleman (L.S.)

We, whose names are hereto subscribed do certify that on the 27th, day of March 1917, Eugene Bidleman the testator subscribed his name to this instrument in our presence and in the presence of each of us, and at the same time, in our presence andhearing(sic) declared the same to be his last will and Testament, and requested us, and each of us, to sign our names thereto as witnesses to the execution thereof which we hereby do in the presence of the testator and of each other, on the said date and write opposite our names our respective places of residence.

Louise Quinn residence (sic) Medina N.Y.

Harry Cooper residence Medina N.Y

State of New York )

Orleans County

Surrogate’s Court ) ss:

I, Mabel Ryan Clerk of the Surrogate’s Court of said County, of of Orleans, do hereby certify that on the day of the date hereof, in the Surrogate’s Court of the County of Orleans, before the Hon Bertram E. Harcourt, Surrogate of said County the last will and Testament of Eugene Bidleman, late of the Town of Yates, in said County, deceased, being the foregoing and hereunto annexed written instrument, was upon due proof admitted to probate asa Will valid to pass real and personal estate.

Witness, my hand and the seal of said Surrogate’s Court, at Albion, in said County, this 28th, day of July, 1932 Mabel Ryan.

L.S Clerk of the Surrogate’s Court

State of New York )

O(rleans County Surrogate’s Court) ss:

I, Mabel Ryan, Clerk of the Surrogate’s Court of said County, do hereby certify that I have compared the foregoing copy of the last Will and Testament of Eugene Bidleman, deceased and certificate of probate thereof, with the original thereof, now remaining of record or on file in this office and Court and have found the same to be a correct Transcript therefrom and of the whole of such original record or file.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court at Albion, New York, this 27th day of August, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and forty one

Mabel Ryan.

(seal) Clerk of the Surrogate’s Court

Recorded August 27, 1941 at 3:30 P.M. LeRoy Posson Clerk

Submitted by: Jennifer Clark 26 Feb 2006