Will Book C, Pages 481-482
Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Madden.
I, Jeremiah A. Madden, of Martin County, State of Indiana, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do hereby declare my last Will and Testament, as follows: That is to say,
Jeremiah A. (His x Mark) Madden
State of Indiana, Martin County, SS:
Before me, Sherman McPherson, Clerk of the Martin Circuit Court, personally came Sherman W. Crays, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last Will and Testament of Jeremiah A. Madden late of Martin County, Indiana, deceased, and being duly sworn on oath says that he was present at the execution of said last will; that the same was duly executed, that at the time of the execution thereof, said testator was of full age to devise his property, of sound mind and memory and not under any coercion or restraint, that said testator requested Sherman W. Crays and William T. Padgett to sign said Will as witnesses thereto, which they accordingly did in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other as subscribing witnesses thereto.
Sherman W. Crays