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Wills - NJ - 1901 - Melvina Bearmore
Melvina Bearmore of Neptune township ordered that $100 from her estate be put out at interest on
good security and the income of this sum be devoted to keeping her burial plot in order. To her
sister, Drucilla Compton, she left all the furniture in her house at West Asbury Park except two
pictures. These pictures and all the rest of her furniture was left to her two grandchildren, Lewis
and Melvina Howland, children of Edward Howland; and these two children also get $50 each in cash.
All the rest of her property was left to her sister Drucilla. The will was made January 31st, 1900,
and James H. Sexton of Asbury Park was made executor. The witnesses were Richard Brace and Harry J. Bodine.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Mar 13, 1901
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