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WILL OF JOHN JARRETT

I John Jarrett of Cabin Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia considering the uncertainty of this life and being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say),

I give and bequeath to beloved wife Nancy Jarrett, all my property of every kind, to have the full use and benefit of the same during her life and at her death, it is my will that whatever may be left shall be equally divided amongst all our children.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of December, 1856.

John Jarrett

Attest M P Wyatt

Attest Alderson Cantley

At a Circuit Court held for Kanawha County the 24th day of October, 1859

The last will and testament of John Jarrett deceased, was this day presented to the Court, and proven by the oath of Anderson Cantley a subscribing witness thereto and was continued for further proof, and at a Circuit Court held as aforesaid the 2nd day of November 1860 the said Will was again presented the Court and fully proved by Matthew P Wyatt another subscribing witness thatto, and thereupon ordered to be recorded.

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