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March 10, 1794
In the name of God, Amen,
I, John Jarbo of the State of Kentucky and Nelson County Being Sick and weak of Body but in perfect memory and understanding thanks be to God the giver but calling to mind mortality that it is appointed once for all men to die do ordain this my last Will & Testament as follows
(Viz) I resign my Soul to God and my Body to the Earth to be buried in a Christian decent like manner first of all my just and lawfull Debts paid and my funeral Expences.
Then I leave & bequeath to every Child an Equal Share of real and personal Property in manner and form as follows:
John x Jarbo [his mark]
At a Court of quarter sessions held for Nelson County on Friday the thirteenth day of June 1794 this last will and Testament of John Jarboe dec'd was proved by the Oaths of George Hartt and William Newbolt, two of the Subscribing Witnesses and sworn to by Ann Jarboe Executrix within named and ordered to be recorded.
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