I James M. Lively, of the County of Randolph and state of Illinois do hereby make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament. First: I direct my executrix hereinalfter named to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses.
Second: I hereby devise and bequest to my wife, Amanda Lively, all my property of every kindm real, person and mixed, and wheresoever the same may be situated, to have and to hold the same to my said wife,her heirs and assigns forever.
Finally: I hereby appoint my said wife, Amanda Lively, executrix of this will, and direct that as such executrix she be required to give no bond, and I further direct that, after the probate of this will, there be no letters testamentary issued, unless my said executrix shall be advised that it is best; and that there be no administration of my estate, unless, in the opinion of my said executrix and her legal adviser, the same be desirable or necessary. Dated this 2nd day of February A.D. 1909
The deceased left at the time of his death, the following heirs at law. Elizabeth Forsee, niece by Malinda Harrison, deceased sister of said James Lively, Elmer Harrison and Ora Harrison, grand-nephews by Martin Harrison deceased, nephew of James M. Lively, Lucinda Jones, grand-niece by Emiline Hall deceased niece of James M. Lively Unknown Heirs of Eliza Carlton, deceased, niece of said James M. Lively, Ernest Dill and Leonard Dill, grand-nephews of James M. Lively August Harrison, Eugene Harrison, Glen Harrison and Homer Harrison, grand-nephews of James M. Lively by William Harrison all children and grandchildren of Malinda Harrison. G.W. Hodgkiss, nephew of deceased by Eva Hodgkiss, a deceased sister of said James M. Lively, Dennis Hodgkiss and Wallace Hodgkiss grand-nephews by William Hodgkiss, nephew of James M. Lively Emma Phelps, and Emily Ashley grand-nieces by Dennis Hodgkiss, deceased nephew of James Lively.
Second: Javis Thomas, William Thomas, grand-nephews by Susan Thomas, deceased, niece of James Lively. Henry Baker, Millard Baker, George Baker, Charles Baker, Etta Bart, Mrs. F.L. Wilson, grand nephews and grandnieces by Caroline Baker, deceased niece of James M. Lively all children and grandchildren of Eva Hodgkiss
Third: Amos Livley, George Lively, and Fannie Mathis, W.M. Lively, and Amanda Doll, nephews and nieces by Anthony Lively a deceased brother of said James M. Lively
Fourth: Lizzie Elgin grand-niece by William Lively deceased, nephew of James M. Lively
Fifth: Terry Lively, Ellen Skidmore, and Harriet Newton nephew and niece so said James M. Lively by Louis Lively deceased brother and Unknown Heirs of Peter Lively deceased who was a nephew of James M. Lively by Louis Lively brother of James M. Lively.