The Dallas Journal, Volume 53, 2007 Page: 77
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Henry Pollack Trunk Company
will and testament of Henry Pollack. In returning your verdict, use the form
(Signed) "Sarah T. Hughes"
after which, under the further direction of the court the Jury retired to consider of their verdict, and on said
15th day of September, A. D. 1941, and during the same term of this court returned into open court the
following verdict duty signed by their foreman, to-wit:
"We, the jury, acting under instructions of the Court, find that the instrument
offered for probate is the last will and testament of Henry Pollack."
(Signed) "Sam Marks"
At the request of proponent to find the facts upon which the jury was directed to return the verdict, the
court here now finds and makes a part of this judgment, the following fact findings which were established
by the uncontroverted, unchallenged evidence adduced upon the trial of this cause before the court and
The foregoing recitals of fact, including the issuance and service of process upon all of the named
contestants, the appearance, answer and contest of those certain named contestants, the failure to appear
and default of the other named contestants, the rendering and entry of judgment by the Probate Court, and
the timely notice of appeal and filing of appeal bond, are true as stated, and are here now referred to and
adopted as and are made a part of these fact findings.
And the Court further finds the facts proven to be as follows:
That Henry Pollack is dead; that he died on the 9th day of February, 1940 in Dallas County, Texas;
that at the time of his death and, continuously, for many years next prior thereto, he was a resident of Dallas
County Texas, and his principal estate was located in said Dallas County; that at the time of his death said
Henry Pollack left a written instrument dated November 1s' 1934, which was introduced in evidence for
probate as, and which instrument the court here now finds is, the last will and testament of said decedent,
and which instrument is hereinafter referred to as "will" and which is incorporated in, referred to and made
a part of the judgment in this cause, and a part of these findings.
That Mrs. Walula Pollack who is named in decedent's said will as executrix thereof and of his estate,
without bond or other security, is not disqualified but is in all respects qualified to accept letters
That Henry Pollack signed said will dated November 1St 1934, which was introduced in evidence as
his last will and testament; that the signature to said will is the true signature of said Henry Pollack; that at
the time he signed and executed said will he was of sound mind, was married and was more than
twenty-one years of age; that said will was read to him in its entirety before he signed it and he was fully
appraised of its contests and knew
what it contained.
That at the time said Henry Pollack signed and executed his said will he was capable of knowing and
understanding, and did know and understand, the nature of the business in which he was then engaged; that
at such time he was capable of knowing and understanding and did know and understand, that such was his
will and that he was executing a will directing the disposition of his property and estate - after his death,
and was thereby giving, devising and bequeathing all his property and estate to his wife, Mrs. Walula
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