Notes taken from The Last Will, and the Estate Papers of Francis Jacquet (d. March 22, 1884) :
- Anthony J. Myers, the husband of Delphine Jacquet (daughter of Francis) , was named guardian of Albert Masson. (Albert had come to live with Francis after the death of his parents, Nicolas Louis Masson , and Rose Jacquet
(daughter of Francis) of fever in 1872 The Massons' were living in Meadeville, Crawford Co., PA at the time of their deaths. This may have been Typhoid, as Francis' wife Frances also died of Typhoid in 1872).
- Mary Frances Viene, daughter of Francis Jacquet, was staying with and helping her father at the time of his death.
- The obituary, and the notices for the estate sale ('Crying Sale') were printed in a short-lived weekly paper, The Louisville Transcript. Few if any copies of this newspaper exist today.
- After the death of Francis, Albert Masson boarded for several years in Louisville, Ohio with a James W. Smith. The estate payed rent.
- At the estate sale, relatives buying things included: August Gladieux, August Chevraux, M. Gillier, L.E. Menegay, John Jacquet, A.J. Myers, Mrs. Viene, Eugene Balizet, Victor Gladieux, and Albert Jacquet.
- At the time of his death, Francis was recieving rent for a farm he owned near Chillicothe, Missouri.
- In 1888, a Peter Manning bought the Missouri farm from the estate for $1650.00.
- On April 24, 1884, Marcelline Jacquet Gladieux paid $1800.00 for "the Jacquet homestead" in Louisville, Ohio.
- Father Hoffer, pastor of St. Louis Catholic church in Louisville, Ohio, was paid $21.75 by the estate for saying the funeral mass.
- Stephen Paquelet, of Louisville, was paid $40.00 for the casket.
- Canton Monument Co. was paid $100.00 for the Jacquet monument (headstone).
- A.J. Myers bought the Tremont (Fremont?) house from the estate in March of 1891 for $900.00.
- By 1889, John Jacquet had become legal guardian of Albert Masson. A.J. Myers may have died by that date.
- Each of Francis' heirs paid the estate $15.00 for a copy of a picture of Francis and Frances Jacquet. Therefore John Jacquet, Albert Jacquet, Albert Masson, Delphine Myers, Mary Viene, and Marcelline Gladieux all recieved
copies. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO THEM?
- Francis Jacquet owned several lots in and around Louisville, Ohio at the time of his death. They were: Lots 255,256,and 257 in McGenys add,, and Lot 86 in S. Gorgus add.
- A.J. Myers paid Francis' initial funeral expenses.
- Estate of Francis Jacquet finally settled in March of 1899--fourteen years after his death.