Jacksonville Journal, Friday, Jan. 3, 1896
The last will and testament of Omme Jacob Ommen, deceased, has been files for probate with County Clerk Frank J. Heinl. The instrument, which is dated Nov. 21, 1888, is witnessed by John H. and Milton Brockhouse and provides that all the proceeds of the property, both real and personal, of O.J. Ommen, shall be devoted to the maintenance of his two youngest children, Charlie R. and Carrie Ommen, until they shall become of age, at which time the whole estate is to be divided equally among the nine children John F., William and Jacob Ommen are named as executors.
Same newspaper, under Neelyville News Notes: John Ommen, of Nebraska, who was called to his old home by the death of his father, visited his relatives here last Saturday.