THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF NANCY J. CHAPMAN
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN
I, Nancy J. Chapman, of the City of Bloomfield, County of Stoddard, State of
Missouri, being now in a state of good health, strength of body and mind, but
sensible of the uncertainty of life, desiring to make disposition of my property
and affairs while in health and strength do hereby make, publish and declare the
following to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking and cancelling all
other or former wills by me at any time made.
Article First: I declare the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses
out of my estate, by my executor hereinafter named.
Article Second: I give and bequeath to my beloved grandsons, Stephen Stebbins
Chapman, Donald Charles Chapman, and Henry Lewellyn Chapman, sons of my deceased
son, Clarence Lewellyn Chapman, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) each.
Article Third: I give ad bequeath to my beloved grandson, Donald Gilbert
Chapman, son of Donald Roy Chapman, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00).
Article Fourth: I give and bequeath to my beloved grand-daughter, Virginia
daughter of Olive Virginia Jamison, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00).
Article Fifth: I give and bequeath to my beloved grand-daughter, Jane Elizabeth
daughter of Nellie Mae Jobe, the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00).
Article Sixth: All the rest of the residue of my estate, real, personal and
mixed, of whatsoever character, and where ever situated, I give and bequeath to
my beloved children, Olive Virginia Jamison, Donald Roy Chapman, and Nellie Mae
Jobe, in equal portions, share and share alike, to have and to hold in fee
Article Seventh: I hereby appoint and constitute my son-in-law, Louie Jobe,
Executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness thereof, I, Nancy J. Chapman, have to this my last will and
testament, consisting of two sheets of paper, subscribed my name this 5th day of
Nancy J. Chapman (Seal)
The foregoing testament consisting of two pages was at the date thereof signed
and declared by the said Nancy J. Chapman to be her last will and testament in
the presence of us, who at her request, and in her presence, and in the presence
of each other, have subscribed our names thereto.
Clarence A. Powell
of Bloomfiled, Missouri
This information comes from: Book E, Will 38, in the Stoddard County, Missouri
Book of Wills
Proof of Death
Nancy J. Chapman
On this 26th day of June 1926, before the undersigned M. Walker Cooper, judge of
the probate court personally appeared Nellie M. Jobe, who being duly sworn, says
that to the best information and belief of affliant Nancy J. Chapman died
testate bloomfield, Missouri on the 25th day of June, 1926 leaving as his heirs
at law Olive Virginia Jamison, daughter, Donald Roy Chapman, son; Nelle Mae Jobe,
daughter; Stephen S. Chapman, grand-son; Donald C.Chapman, grand-son; and Henry
R. Chapman, grand-son;
Nellie M. Jobe
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of June 1926.
(Seal) M. Walker Cooper
Judge of Probate
This information about Nancy Jane Chapman, wife of Stephen Chapman, comes from:
Book E, Will 38, in the Stoddard County, Missouri Book of Wills