Fleming County, Kentucky~ Will Book O, Page 298

Amos O. Cord

I Amos O. Cord of the County of Fleming and State of Kentucky do make this my last Will and Testament. 


After my decease I will that all my just debts be paid and all other necessary expenses.


I will that every thing both personal and real shall be sold at public sale, the proceeds to be divided between my three children as follows.


To my youngest daughter, Lilian E. Cord I give and bequeath Eight Hundred Dollars, the same to be used for her use and benefit in educating and providing for her until she becomes of age, the remainder to be paid into her hands at that time and I hereby constitute and appoint James H. Biddle, her guardian.


All the rest of my estate of what nature or kind it may be I will that it be equally divided between my daughter Ida L. Moore and Irvine E. Cord which I give to them their heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns forever. 


I do herby constitute and appoint James H. Biddle Executor of this my last Will and Testament. 

In witness whereof I have herunto set my hand this 15th. day of November 1890.

A.O. Cord

Signed and acknowledged by Amos O. Cord in our presence.

S. G. Cord

T. A. Caywood


At a Court held for Fleming County November 27th. 1899. An instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of A. O. Cord deceased was produced in open court and proven by the oath of S. G. Cord and T. A. Caywood the attending witnesses thereto, that the said instrument was signed and acknowledged by the Testator to be his True last will and testament in their presence and that they attested the same as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other and at his request and that said Testator was of sound and disposing mind and memory. Whereupon 

said insturment is received by the Court as the Ture Last Will and Testament of A. O. Cord deceased and is to be filed and recorded as such which is done accordingly .

Attest. Geo. P. Dudley Clerk

Submitted by Shirley Buckler