Tesa Walls Famous Will LAS 360 Jackie Kennedy Onassis was born in 1929 and died in 1994. She was the wife of John F. Kennedy from 1953 until his assassination in 1963. Following his death, she married Aristotle Onassis. Her will was probated in New York, New York on March 22, 1994. There are several items she made special provisions for in her last will and testament, these include: 2 indian miniatures, which she left to Rachel Mellon; A greek alabaster head of a woman, left to Maurice Templesman, and a copy of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address signed by Robert Frost, which was left to Alexander Forger.
All her other personal property was left to her children, if the wanted it, if not they were to donate any personal property that was associated with JFK’s term to the JFK library in Boston, MA. She specifically mentioned that she made no provision for her sister in her will, because she had done so during her lifetime, but she left $500,000 to both of her sister’s children. Additionally, she left $250,000 to each of her children, as well as Nancy Tuckerman, $125,000 to Marta Squbin, $100,000 to her niece, Alexandra Rutherford, $50,000 to Provincia Peredes, and $25,000 to Lee Nasso, to Marie Amaral, and to Efiginio Penhero.
All real property in Mrs. Kennedy Onassis’s possession at her time of death was to be divided as follows: all property in Newport, RI was to be left to Hugh Auchincloss, or his children, whoever survived. All real property in Martha’s vineyard was to be left to Jackie’s children in joint tenancy. Anything disclaimed by her children would go back into her estate. Mrs. Kennedy Onassis’s estate remainder was to go into her her trust, the J. Foundation, for charitable purposes.