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Jeremiah Mattingly Will

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Date: 27 Jul 1843 to Jan 1844
Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Mattingly, Durbin, Manning, Barber, Thompson, Griggs
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Kentucky, Union County, Will Book B, pp. 313-314, County Court. 27 July 1843, digital images 163-164 of 570, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 1 January 2022)


In the name of God amen
I Jeremiah Mattingly being weak and feeble of body but of sound mind and disposing mind and memory do hereby publish my last will and testament revoking thereby all former wills and Testaments of whatever nature by me heretofore made
In the first place I resign my soul to God its creator to be dealt with in mercy according to his holy will my body to the earth to be decently entered according to the direction of my Executor hereafter named
I will and bequeath to Rev’d E. F. Durbin ten dollars to be paid by my Executor as soon as convenient after my decease.
I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Mattingly one half of the stock now on the premises together with the household and kitchen furniture belonging now to us to dispose of according as she wills forever
I give and bequeath unto my said wife my farm consisting of 72 acres to deal with as she pleases during her life. At the decease of my wife I give and bequeath my said farm unto my son Charles Mattingly during his life and at his death I will it to be sold and the assets divided equally among my following children (viz) John Mattingly, Nancy Manning, Eliza Baremer, Thomas Mattingly, Maria Thompson, Charles Mattingly’s children and my Grand daughter Martha Thompson and my Daughter Mary Griggs provided hower that my Executor have the right to deal it out to her as he thinks she has need, if she be alive at the death of Charles Mattingly otherwise to give her portion to my daughter Maria Thompson and I give and bequeath to my Grand son George Washington Thompson one dollar as his portion – and lastly I constitute my son John Mattingly the sole Executor of this my said last will and Testament – as witness my hand. Jeremiah Mattingly
Signed July 27th 1843
In presence of
Sam’l A. Smith
B. Compton

Kentucky, Union County Court, January Term 1844
This last will and testament of Jeremiah Mattingly dec’d whose name is thereto subscribed was this day produced in court and proven as such by the oaths of Samuel A. Smith and Benedict Compton subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded – whereupon the same is recorded accordingly
Att James R. Hughes clk
Union County Court

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