Keen W. Field (1817-1906)
The State of Illinois,
In the County Court. In Probate.
March Term, A.D. 1906
To the HON. THOMAS H. RIGHTER, Judge of said Court:
The undersigned petitioner John W. Field respectfully represents to your Honor that the attached instrument of writing purports to be the Last Will and Testament of Keen W. Field deceased.
That the said deceased departed this life at Shelbyville Illinois on or about the 2nd day of March A. D. 1906 and also that he at the time of his death, resided at Shelbyville in the County of Shelby and State of Illinois.
Your Petitioner further represents that the said Keen W. Field left, at the time of his death, the following named hiers and legatiees, to-wit:
|NAMES||State nature of
|POST OFFICE ADDRESS
(If residence is unknown then so state)
|Nancy D. Field||Widow||Shelbyville, Ills|
|John W. Field||Son||do|
|Benjamin S. Field||"||Rock Island, Texas|
|Keen W. H. Field||"||Langdon, Kansas|
|Cordelia Rawlings||Daughter||Strasburg, Ills|
|Cynthia Fling||"||Rock Island, Texas|
|Mrs. Sarah E. Lane||Grand Daughter||St. Charles, Mo|
|Mrs. Ida M. Palmer||" "||do|
|H. V. Randolph||" Son||do|
|Mrs. Emma J. Lane||" Daughter||2712 N 13th St St Louis Mo.|
|Mrs. Nancy A. Shanon||" "||St. Charles Mo|
|Mrs. Stella B. White||" "||do|
|Joseph A. Randolph||Grand Son||1053 N 2nd St San Bernadino Cal|
And the above named persons are all the heirs at law and legatees ____________________
Your Petitioner further asks that the Last Will and Testament _________________ be admitted to Probate.
John W. Field
Keen Withers Field was the oldest son of Abraham Field and Grace Rainey. He was born in Gibson County, Indiana on 11 February 1817. In October, 1869 he moved his family to Richland Township, Shelby County, Illinois. By 1901 he was living on North 3rd, in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois. The grandchildren are all sons or daughters of Cordelia Field and Lloyd W. Rawlings.
Document: Probate Docket of Keen W. Field--Petition--Admitting Will to Probate, Estate 85, Shelby County Court House, Shelbyville, Illinois, 12 March 1906.
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