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January 2, 1890
I John W. Jarboe being in feeble health but of sound mind and disposing memory make and constitute this my last will and testament hereby revoking any and all previous will or wills heretofore made by me.
Item 1st: It is my will and wish that my executors hereafter named will give out of my estate fifty dollars to Fr. De Fraine to say masses for the repose of my soul.
Item 2nd: It is my will and wish that the land I inherited from my fathers estate, the fourth part of which is mine, shall pass to my brothers Charles & W. B. Jarboe on the condition that they pay to my other heirs hereafter named the sum of Two Thousand dollars for it.
Item 3rd: The three other tracts or parcels of land that has been added to the original land owned by my father together with the stock on the place in which I hold a third interest I will and bequeath to my brothers Charles & W. B. Jarboe equally which shall be their share of my estate.
Item 4th: I will to my niece Bettie Crouch five hundred dollars in consideration of her uniform kindness and attention to me during this and other sickness I have had.
Item 5th: The residue of my estate I want equally divided between my sisters Jane McAtee and Julina McAtee.
Item 6th: My sister Betsy Jarboe who has been for years feeble minded and knowing she has a sufficacy to support her in any event I make no provision for her.
Item 7th: I hereby appoint and constitute my brothers Charles and W. B. Jarboe as my Executors to carry out the provisions of this my will and for so doing they shall make no charge. Given under my [hand] the day and date above written.
John W. Jarboe
E. H. Mattingly
State of Kentucky, Marion County
At a County Court held in and for said County on the 1st day of August 1892 the foregoing paper purporting to be the last will and testament of John W. Jarboe, deceased, and the handwriting of E. H. Mattingly one of the attesting witnesses thereto proven by the oaths of Sam. T. Spalding and Tom B. Spalding and on the 5th day of September 1892 same was proven by the oath of Jos. F. Walker one of the attesting witnesses to said paper by his deposition which is hereto attached, and same was ordered to record as the last will and testament of John W. Jarboe, deceased. Whereupon I have recorded it and this certificate. This Sept 17, 1892.
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