Jeremiah REACH, Sr. "do hereby make this my declaration of intention to make legitimate and
addopt as my lawful heir Jeremiah ALLEN of the county and state aforesaid who is the son of
EUNICE ALLEN." He further declares that he is the father of the said Jeremiah Allen that said
Jeremiah Allen is a boy of the age of two years and ten months lacking a few days." Name to be
Jeremiah Reach, Jr.
10 Oct 1853 Jeremiah Reach
Witness: G. Ambrous, F? Waldrop.