Robert Levi (Lee) Troutman 2
- Born: 6 May 1846, Bullitt County, Kentucky
- Marriage: Emma Murray about 1900
- Died: 13 Jun 1923, Bullitt County, Kentucky at age 77
- Buried: Cave Hill Cemetery, Bullitt County, Kentucky
WILL: R. L. Troutman, 1921, Bullitt Co., KY
Will of R. L. Troutman, Will Book "K", page 54
I, R.L. Troutman, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and
publish the following as my last will and testament:
I desire all my debts paid first
I give and devise my property as follows:
To my sister, M.E. Meredith, Fifteen Hundred Dollars
To my nephew, C. T. Meredith, One Thousand Dollars
To my sister, Ida Carroll, One Thousand Dollars
To my nephew, T. C. Carroll, One Thousand Dollars
To my sister, Emma Combs, Three Thousand Dollars
To my niece, Mary P. Combs, Fifteen Hundred Dollars
To my Nephew, M. L. Combs, Fifteen Hundred Dollars and my shares of stock
in the Bullitt County Bank
To my nephew, C. F. Troutman, One Thousand Dollars
To my nephew, W. B. Troutman, One Thousand Dollars
To my cousin, Mollie Nuss, One Hundred Dollars
To my cousin, Annie Troutman, One Hundred Dollars
To my cousin, Robert Troutman, One Hundred Dollars
To Ada B. Troutman, One Hundred Dollars
To H.K. Deeson (sp) Fifty Dollars
To Bullitt Lodge No. 155 Free and Accepted Masons, Fifty Dollars
To the Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, Ky., Twenty Five Dollars
To J. F. Combs, Five Hundred Dollars
To H.H. Combs, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars
To the Masonic and Widows and Orphans Home of Kentucky, Fifty Dollars
To Frank Jonas, Colored, Fifty Dollars.
The remainder of my estate shall be divided into six equal parts and I give and devise
one share to my sister, M. E. Meredith, - one share to my sister, Emma Combs, one
share to my sister, Ida Carroll, - one share to the children of my sister, Minnie Hune
(sp),- one share to the children of my brother, John Troutman and one share to the
children of my brother, C. F. Troutman.
I nominate J.F. Combs and T. C. Carroll as executors of this my last will and
testament, and authorize and empower them to sell my personal and real estate publicly
or privately on such terms as may be best for my estate and to make deeds of
conveyance to the purchasers.
Given under my hand this 29th day of September, 1921.
The foregoing writing was declared by R. L. Troutman to be his last will and testament
and we signed same as witnesses at his request and in his presence.
S. T. Hornbeck.
G. T. Wilson.
The bequest of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1500.00) to my sister, M.E. Meredith is
hereby revoked and cancelled. I give and devise to Winfrey Meredith, son of my nephew,
C. T. Meredith, the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) this 9th day of March, 1923.
R. L. Troutman
Witnesses: S.T. Hornbeck, G. T. Wilson.
State of Kentucky - County of Bullitt .....Sct.
I, Lindsay Ridgway Clerk of the Bullitt County Court, in the State of Kentucky,
certify that the foregoing last will and testament of R. L. Troutman, deceased, was on
the 9th July, 1923, produced in open Court and proved by the oaths of S. T. Hornback
and G. T. Wilson, subscribing witnesses thereto, to have been signed and acknowledged
by R. L. Troutman, to be his last will and testament, in their presence and that they
attested same at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, it
was also proved that the said testator, R. L. Troutman signed and acknowledged the
codicil to said last will and testament, in their presence and in the presence of each
other, full capacity of mind of said testator at the time of making said will and
codicil was also proved and same being fully proved as required by law was admitted to
probate and ordered to be recorded as the last will and testament of E. L. Troutman,
deceased, which with this certificate I have truly recorded in my office this the 10th
day of July, 1923.
Lindsay Ridgway, Clerk
By: E.E. McCommins, D. C. (Not sure of this last name )
Have seen name listed as: William Lee
Possible title of Colonel.
Cause of death: uraemic poisoning
Robert married Emma Murray about 1900. (Emma Murray died on 12 Apr 1920 in Bullitt County, Kentucky and was buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Bullitt County, Kentucky.)