Shelby County, Indiana
Filed June 4, 1860
A. Blair Clerk
In the name of the Benevolent Father of all I James Barmore of Hendricks
Township county of Shelby and State of Indiana, do make and publish this my last
will and testament.
Item 1 I give and bequeath to my beloved
wife all of my real estate in the
village of Marietta Hendricks Township County of Shelby and State of Indiana
Lots No. 24 and 23 in David Englers addition to the aforesaid village of
Marietta and vacant lot No 4 in Heistands Addition to the said village of
Marietta and lot no. 29 in the aforesaid village of Marietta all within the
aforesaid Township County and State and also twenty acres off of the East end of
the following described Tract of Land Situate in the County of Shelby and State
of Indiana to wit The south half of the North east quarter of Section thirty two
township twelve North of Range Six East in the district of land subject to sale
at Indianapolis, Indiana and one Milch cow called Cherry and one Black Horse
called Tom and two of the four largest Hogs that are now mine and three of the
Stock hogs also that are now mine and one half of all my Household goods and
Chattles, and have all of the Corn now on Hands to feed the stock on and must be
used for that purpose and none other and the wheat that is now growing and would
be mine after paying all expenses of cutting hawlling and threshing to have one
third of what will be left.
Item 2 I devise and bequeath to my grandson
Jasper Barmore Lots No. 25 in the
town of Marietta Hendricks Township County of Shelby and State of Indiana in
David Englers addition thereto and the Balance of Land East of the Edinburg
& Shelbyville State Road, after the twenty acres left to my wife is taken
off, let it be more or less, one dun horse called Selam and one cow called Pink
and one of the four large Hogs that are now mine and one half of all my
Household goods and chattels and one Large Brooding Sow that is now mine.
Item 3 I do give and bequeath to my much beloved daughter
Mary Ann Kenedy [Kennedy] Lots No 4 in Heistands addition to the town of Marietta in Hendricks township
County of Shelby and State of Indiana and one cow or heifer and one half of the
Land that lies west of the Edinburg and Shelbyville State Road that is now mine
to be off of the South side the said land was deeded to me by Rezin Robins
wife and three of the seven stock Hogs that are now mine.
Item 4 I do give and bequeath to my grandchild
John Barmore Twenty dollars to
be paid when he becomes of age.
Item 5 I do give and bequeath to my son
James Wilkason [Wilkinson] Barmore Lot No. 29 in
the town of Marietta Hendricks Township County of Shelby and State of Indiana
and the North half of my land on the west side of the Edinburg and Shelbyville
Item 6 I do give and bequeath all moneys and credits and property not before
mentioned after paying all of my just debts and funeral expenses to be divided
equally between my wife and my Grandchild Jasper Barmore
Item 7 I do hereby nominate and appoint
Luman Jones Executor of this my last
will and testament hereby authorizing and empowering him to compromise adjust
release and discharge in such manner as he may deem proper the debts and claims
due me. I also authorize and empower him if it shall become necessary in order
to pay my debts to sell by private sale or other wise any property necessary to
discharge said debts. I do hereby revoke all wills and testaments heretofore
made by me.
In testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty six day
of May 1860
Signed and acknowledged by said James Barmore as his last will and Testament
in our presence and signed by us in his presence
John W. Roney
O. P. Larmore
State of Indiana
Shelby County SS
Alonzo Blair, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of said County certify that
the within last will of James Barmore, late of Shelby county, deceased, has been
duly admitted to probate; that its due execution was this day proven by O. P.
Larmore and John W. Roney, whose proofs, together with such will have been duly
recorded on pages ___ of the record of Wills in my office.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said
Court this 23rd day of June 1860
A. Blair Clerk
Transcribed by Barb Huff
Note: Barmore has several spellings in Shelby County Indiana,
including Bearmore, Bearmor, Barmor.