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Transcription of Jane Rapier Will

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Date: 18 Mar 1899 to 28 Nov 1910
Location: Henderson, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Rapier, Drury, Leonhard, Williams
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1910 Jane Rapier Will. Kentucky, Henderson County, Deeds, Vol. E, pp. 402-403, County Clerk. 6 October 1905, Digital image 454 of 576, FamilySearch.org, ([1]: accessed 31 May 2021)

Transcription of Will

I, Jane Rapier, of the County of Henderson Stat of Kentucky, make and publish this my last will and testament.
1st I wish my funeral expenses paid out of the money owing me by the Peoples Saving and Building Association and any sum remaining from said fund I devise to the Catholic Church of Henderson, or the Priest in charge thereof for the benefit of said Church
2nd I give and bequeath my residence and two lots of ground fronting 50 feet on the West side of Main Street in the City of Henderson between Audubon and Jackson streets and all the furniture therein to my daughter Amy Ann Hooper, she having paid a large part of the price therefor and built the house thereon; and also fifty dollars in money.
3rd I give and bequeath all the residue of my estate equally to my children, Samuel, William, Crit and Alice Rapier, Caroline Drury, Victoria Leonhard and Maggie Williams.
4th I nominate and appoint my daughter Amy Ann Hooper Executrix of this will and request that no security be required of her.
Witness my hand in the presence of two subscribing witnesses, who signed in my presence this March 18, 1899.
Jane (her X mark) Rapier
Jas. S. Alves
Montgomery Merritt

State of Kentucky
County of Henderson
1910 November Term of Henderson County Court 28th Day Nov. 1910
This paper purporting to be the last will and testament of Jane Rapier, deceased, was the day produced in open court and was proven by the oaths of Jas. S. Alves and Montgomery Merritt, the two subscribing witnesses thereto, the same was then adjudged by the Court to be the true last will and testament of Jane Rapier, admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded as such which here is done.
C. E. Sugg, Clerk
By C. K. Sights D. C.

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