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| Will of Jarvis Jackson
Submitted by Pat W. Ball
9-16-1899: Rockcastle County, Kentucky Will Book, E, pg 354-355.
Jarvis Jackson Cromer, September 16, 1899: I, J. J. Cromer of the County of
Rockcastle and state of Kentucky, This the 16th day of September 1899 do make
this my last will and testament, First of all calling to memory the frailty of
life and being of sound mind recommend my soul unto to God and the burial of my
body to the entire discretion of my friends. Second; I give and bequeath unto
my son C.C. Cromer, after all my just debts and funeral expenses, all my
property both personal and real for and in consideration that C.C. Cromer is to
take care of myself until death and my beloved wife and little ones. I further
give unto my beloved sons and daughters, namely Rachel Emeline Doan, Angeline
Mink, Benjamin Franklin Cromer, Charley Andrew Cromer, Joseph William Cromer,
Martin Owens Cromer, Elizabeth Caroline McClure, John Haschew Cromer, Samuel
Roscoe Cromer, Mary Cordelia Cromer, to have the sum of one dollar each out of
my estate this the remainder to be the property of the aforesaid C.C. Cromer,
witnesseth my hand this date aforesaid. J.J. Cromer Witness; J.L. Price, W.M.
Southard - State of Kentucky, Rockcastle County I., M.C. Miller, Clerk,
Rockcastle County Court do certify that the foregoing instrument of writing
purporting to be the last will and testament of J.J. Cromer deceased, was
produced in open court on 27th day of May 1901 that being the first day of the
May term 1901 of the Rockcastle County Court. The same was documented and
called and proven by the oath of the two subscribing witnesses there to J.L.
Price and Wm. Southard who stated that they were present and saw testator sign
his name to the foregoing instrument and that he declared same to be his last
will and testament, The same was also acknowledged before W.J. Renner, my
deputy clerk by the testator to be his act and deed. Whereupon the same was
ordered to record, which together with this my certificate is now truly
recorded in my office. Given unto my hand this 18th day of June 1901. M.C.
Miller, C.R.C.C. By J.J. Cook R.C.