Submitted by Linda Pereira

Terhune, Jacob - Last Will & Testament (spelling and grammar preserved)

In the name of God Amen I Jacob Terhune of the County of Fleming State of Kentucky being through the abundant mercies and goodness of God tho weak in Body yet of a sound mind perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my last will and testament and desire it may be received by all as such first I most humbly bequeath my soul to God my maker beseaching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and mediation of my most compassionate Redeemer "Jesus Christ" I give my body to the Earth from whence it was taken in full assurance of its resurrection from thence at the last day as for my buriel I desire it may be decent as to my worldly Estate I will and positively order that all my debts be paid as for my Estate I leave it to my dear and loving wife all of it after my first debts is paid and I desire that Isaac Terhune as administrater on my Estate in testimony hereof I do here unto set my hand Seal this 30th day of May in the year of our Lord 1824

Jacob Terhune {Seal}


Alex Ramsay

James Wills

David Dunseath

At a court held for Fleming County on the 4th day of October 1824

This writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Jacob Terhune was produced in a Court, proven by the oathes of Alexander Ramsay & James Wills two of the subscribing witnesses thereto ordered to be recorded which is done

Joshua Stock  clk