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Name: Rensch, Jacob L. - Probate Date: 12 Feb. 1905 - Franklin Co., OH - Case No. 20453 - Will Records, Vol. Aa-Cd, 1906-1908

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Last Will and Testament

     In the name of the Benevolent Father of All.

     I, Jacob L. Rensch of the City of Columbus, County of Franklin and State of Ohio, do make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament and hereby revoking all Last Wills by me made heretofore.
     First:  It is my will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my Estate as soon after my decease as may be found convenient.
     Second:  I give and bequeath to my beloved six children, to wit:  Mrs. Jennie Sophia Quigley (born Rensch), Gustav Adolf Rensch, Otto August Rensch, Mrs. Alwina Anna Robert (born Rensch), William Albert Rensch and Louis Karl Ferdinand Rensch my house tools to belong to them and to their heirs and assigns forever.  Said tools shall remain in the custody of my beloved wife Wilhelmine Johanne Rensch during her life and after her death they shall be distributed among the aforesaid children.
     Third:  I give and bequeath to my son Louis Karl Ferdinand Rensch my sword and also my Diploma from the Order of Druids, to belong to him and his his heirs and assigns forever.
     Fourth:  I give and bequeath to my son Gustav Adolf Rensch my pipe with head (in form of a cane,) to belong to him and to his heirs and assigns forever.
     Fifth:  I give and bequeath to my son William Albert Rensch my double barreled gun, to belong to him and to his heirs and assigns forever.
     Sixth:  I give and bequeath to my grandson Karl Rensch (son of Willilam Albert Rensch) my silver watch to be delivered to him when he attains the age of fourteen years and to belong to him and to his heirs and assigns forever.
     Seventh:  I give and bequeath to my son in law C. Robert my revolver, to belong to him and to his heirs and assigns forever.
     Eighth:  I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Wilhelmine Johanne Rensch all the rest and remainder of my real and personal estate, whatsoever and wheresoever, to belong to her, for and furing the period of her natural life.
     Ninth:  It is my Will, that after the death of my said wife Wilhelmine this 12th day of February, A. D. 1905.

                                                                             Jakob L. Rensch.

     The foregoing instrument was signed at the end thereof by the said Jacob L. Rensch in our presence and we heard him acknowledge the same as his Last Will and Testament, and at his request and in his presence, we do hereby respectively subscribe our names as attesting witnesses at Columbus Ohio this 12th day of February A. D. 1905.

                                                                             Matilda Olnhausen, residing at Columbus, Ohio.
                                                                             Henry Olnhausen, residing at Columbus, Ohio

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TESTIMONY.

     The subscribing witnesses to said Will, after being duly sworn to speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, in relation to the execution of said Will, testified thereto in open Court, which testimony was reduced to writing, and by them respectively subscribed, and is in words and figures following, to-wit:

The State of Ohio, )  
Franklin County, ss. ) PROBATE COURT
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     We, Matilda Olnhausen and Henry Olnhausen being duly sworn in open Court, this 17th day of September, A. D., 1906, depose and say, that we were present at the execution of THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of Jacob L. Rensch, deceased, hereunto annexed:  That we saw Jacob L. Rensch said testator subscribe said Will, and heard him publish and declare the same to be his Last Will and Testament; and that the said Jacob L. Rensch at the time of executing the same, was of full age, and of sound mind and memory, and not under any restraint; and that we signed the same as his witnesses at his request, and in his presence.

                                                                                              Henry Olnhausen
                                                                                              Matilda Olnhausen

     Sworn to and subscribed in my presence and in open Court, the day and year above written.

                                                                                              Sam'l. L. Black, Probate Judge.

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