Transcription of Gustav A. Bergmann’s Will
In the Name of God Amen!
Know all men by these presents that I Gustave (sic) A. Bergmann 49 years of age residing in the City of San Antonio Bexar County Texas, being at the present time in good health, and of sound and disposing mind and memory, and knowing that death must eventually come upon me, as it reaches all mankind, do hereby make declare and publish the following to be my Last Will and Testament.
1. I desire that all my indebtedness, if any, legally and equitably established shall be paid,
2. I, Will Give and Bequeath to my beloved wife Wilhelmine Bergmann, my only heir, all that I die possessed of, or have a right to, real estate, personal property and claims or rights of any kind whatever, to be used, controlled and enjoyed by my beloved wife, during her natural life,
3. I hereby nominate and appoint my beloved wife, Wilhelmine Bergmann as the Executrix of my estate, without Bond or interference of any Court or relatives, only that this will be filed and admitted to probate as required by law.
In Testimony and confirmation of all of which I hereto subscribe my name, in the presence of the two subscribing witnesses, who sign their names at my request, in my presence and in the presence of each other in the City of San Antonio this 30th day of January A D 1889.
Signed Gustav A. Bergmann
In presence of
Anton Adam – Residing in San Antonio, Texas Moritz Rossy – Residing in San Antonio, Texas
Texas. San Antonio City of. Probate case file 2282, Gustav A. Bergmann 1889, Will of Gustav A. Bergmann, 23 May 1896; Probate County Clerk’s Office, Bexar County Court House, San Antonio.