The Will of John Cook
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Will of John Cook
Will and Testament of John Cook
of Illinois )) ss
will of John Cook this July 15th day of 1854.
is my wish that the widdow have all after all the debts and expencies is
settled as her sale property and rights fair is one colte that is to be
given to Hannar Luscinda Yats at wening tim and that will be the potien of
all the children that has left me. Eskirl and all the balance that is at
hom with me, I want them to have as much as them and if my wife Hannar
should not live to give the younger children their ful potien as the other
childen their air to have that much that is in valu as the oldest has got
and there is to be after the deth of wif and equal devision of all that is
left, all the rail astate with all it pertainto with all the property of
all that I, John Cook is in prosacion of on sesed this tim the witnes my
hand the day and date above riten.
in our Presents ______John Cook, Jr._______
of Illinois, Hamilton County, ss
day personally approved before the County Court of same county the same
being as cession John Cook, Jr. & Thomas Vickers who after being first
duly sworn on their oaths say that they were present and saw the said John
Cook, Senior sign said Will in their presents and that they _______that
the said John Cook, Senior now dec’d was of sound mind and memory at the
time of signing the same.
to _________ before me in open court this 1st day of January, 1854.
Jus (Unreadable), Deputy
to Hamilton County, IL Back
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