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39   Gill, J S (James S Gill on Will)

Will written 18 Nov 1836 He had land in Shelby County, KY names wife Martha names several slaves by name speaks of his land in Louisville,  Anderson County, Washington County & Shelby County names children William, George , and James proven 12 Dec 1836

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86   Gill, Richard

118  Griffy, David * Link to Anderson County Archives 

150   Gaines, WM

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160    Gaines, Thomas

In the name of God Amen , I Thomas Gaines being of sound mind but feeble in body do make this my last will and testament as follows viz: First I give and bequeath to my beloved son Keeling C Gaines my farm all the land belong to to situate and lying in the county of Anderson and State of Ky- 2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved daughters Harriett Haley, Lucy J Jordan, Rachel Tinsley , Elizabeth Armstrong and my grandson J Keeling Gaines son of Edmond P Gaines all the rest of my property , negroes, horses, cattle, and household furniture , the above at my death to be equally divided between those named in this 2nd clause of my will . I further desire if it can be done satisfactory to   to all parties than none of the above property be exposed to public sale , but the same to be parceled out  out equally between the parties I this cannot be done agreeably to all parties the perishable part of the above property may be sold at public sale to the highest bidder except the negroes , which are not be to be sold but kept in the family of my children - I hereunto set my hand && seal in the presence of these witnesses - this 11th day of August in the year of our Lord 1852 

Thomas Gaines

A Neat

David Williams

State of Kentucky Sct - I James A McBrayer, clerk of the Anderson County Court certify at a County Court held for the County and State aforesaid  the 10th day of October 1852 this writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Thomas Gaines deceased was produced in court and proved by the oaths of A Neat and David Williams subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be accordingly which done Given under my hand this 31st day of October 1853.

James A McBrayer clrk A C C 

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180   Goodnight, Mary

193   George, W W

200   Gaines, J K


1   Harris, Thomas

Will produced 6 mar 1827 names wife Eleanor written 16 Oct 1826- proven by oaths of Zachariah Green , Jane Ervin, Sally Corn, and Edward Harris

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14   Hutton, James

Names wife Hannah Hutton names Daughter Elizabeth Reed , formerly Elizabeth Miller , at present a resident of State of Ohio -, mentions her 2 children Jane Miller & James H Miller raised by he & Hannah -     names Daughter Sarah Mastin ? -   Names son Henry Hutton at present a resident of the State of Ohio  -  Names daughter Mary Swingle and her heirs Names daughter Nancy Brown at present a resident of the State of Missouri Names daughter Elizabeth Reeds again & her children Jane Miller and James H  Miller names sons in law John G Mastin , John Swingle & Jeremiah Buckley Will made 23 Jan 1832 Will produced 8 Jul 1833.

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42   Haley, Benjamin

62   Harkley, John

105   Hawkins, Samuel

110   Hawkins, Mary Ann

141   Hurst, Fielding

145   Holman, Jas J

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163   Hackley, Mary Elizabeth

In the name of God Amen, I Mary Elizabeth Hackley of the County of Anderson and State of Kentucky being sound of mind though weak of body do hereby make my last will and testament as to my body I wish it to be decently buried at the descrection of my friends my soul I commend to God who gave it  as to my worldly goods I bestow them as follows my negroes Rosanna , America, Scott, Sarah and Orland I give to my husband Jno W Hackley forever to do as he pleases with  also I give to him all my personal estate of whatever denomination to have and hold as specified above . Given from under my hand and seal  August 14th 1854 

                                                                                                                Mary Elizabeth Hackley 

Attest :

A G Mullins - Berry Young - Wm T Young 

 

State of Kentucky Sct - November Term 1854

I James A McBrayer clerk of the Anderson County Court  certify that at its November term 1854   held November 13th 1854 the foregoing writing purporting to be last will and testament of Mary Elisabeth Hackley deceased was produced in court and proved by the oaths of A G Mullins and Berry Young subscribing witnesses  thereto and ordered to be recorded which is accordingly done    Given under my hand this 20th day of November 1854.

James A McBrayer clk A C C

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173   Heveren ? James ( page 173)

191    Hedden, Gilbert

197   Hancock, Mary


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7   Jackson, Ann

Will produced 11 April 1831 names eldest daughter Ellender Jackson and gives them her slave Lydia and her children Ann, Lewis, Henry, Charles & Harry to Ellender if Ellender marries the Lewis & Henry to be given to son William  ( son of Ann) names son in law Charles Rice, grandchildren John Hathaway and Harriet Hathaway children of of Tabitha Hathaway now Tabitha Rice, - written 2 Feb 1831.

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65   Jordan, George

66   Jewell, Bazzeler ?

106   Jones, Thomas

126   Jewell, William

198   Jackson, Mary A

 


121, 123   Kavanaugh, William

183 King, Tucker ?


6, 7    Lane, Edward

I Edward Lane of Anderson County and state of Kentucky being in health mind and memory, but knowing the mortality and uncertainty of human life, do in order to dispose of my worldly estate, make and ordain this my last will & testament

It is my desire that my Body be buried in decent Christian Burial at the discretion of my executor.

Item 2 It is my will and desire that my tract of land on which I now reside containing by estimates about one hundred and eighty nine acres, be divided into three equal parts, according to quantity and quality, in the following manner to wit one third part thereof to my grandchildren, the heirs of my son Garland Lane Deceased viz: Lucinda, Permelia, Louisa, Rhoda, and Betsey together with the following negroes viz: Aga, Stephen, Prissa, and Ned together with their increase, to them and to their heirs forever, and that their mother Betsey Lane, the wife and now the widow of my said son Garland deceased, be permitted to reside on the said one third part of said land, this willed to to my said grandchildren as above expressed during her widowhood and also to enjoy the benefit of said negroes as long as my said grandchildren shall remain with her or until they become of lawful age.

Item 3 It is my will that one third part of said tract of land given unto my son Felix Lane, to him and to his heirs forever together with the following negroes viz: Jude, Visa, Alpha, and Milla, together with all their increase to him and to his heirs forever.

Item 4- I will unto the heirs of my son Hayston Lane, the remaining one third of said tract of land together with the following negroes viz: Philis, Betsey, and Rachael, and all their increase to them & to their heirs forever, and that my said son Hayston be permitted to reside on the said land thus bequeathed unto his heirs aforesaid during his life and that he be permitted to enjoy the benefits of said negroes thus willed to his heirs during his life for the support of himself and family only.

Item 5- I give and bequeath unto my daughter Nancy Stansberry to her and to her heirs forever my young negroe man Paddy or instead of said negroe four hundred dollars in gold or silver

Item 6 I give unto my daughter Alpha Watts and her heirs forever one negroe named Tama and one named Lydia and their increase forever.

Item 7 In addition to the negroes formerly given unto my daughter Alpha Watts I give to her and her children forever the following negroes viz: Fanny and the two now in her possession and Mary and the increase of the said females forever

Item 8 I will that the residue of my estate, after the payment of my just debts, be equally divided amongst all my children viz: to the heirs of my son Garland Lane, to Felix Lane, Lucinda Watts, Nancy Stansberry , Alpha Watts, and to the heirs of my son Hayston Watts, to them and to their heirs forever.

Item 10 - I nominate and appoint my son Felix Lane and Elijah Thurman as executors to this my last will and Testament revoking all others heretofore made, to carry the same into effect

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23rd day of May 1830

 

Signed in presence of

Jordan Walker                                                   Edward Lane

Elijah Thurman

Hayston Lane

 

 

(The word "Alpha"  in the 3rd Item and words "one named Lydia" in the 6th Item and the word "my" in the 8th Item was underlined before signing)

 

Commonwealth of Kentucky , Anderson County SCT

I Nelson C Johnson , Clerk of the County Court for the county aforesaid do certify that at a county court held for said county on Monday the 14th day of March 1831 this last will and testament of Edward Lane Deceased was produced in open court and proven by the oaths of Jordan Walker, Elijah Thurman and Hastings Lane, the subscribing   witnesses thereto and was ordered to be recorded whereupon the will hath been duly admitted to record in my office .

Test

N C Johnson Clk  

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44    Leathers, Nicholas  * Link to Anderson County Archives  -  Will written 1838 ? Names wife Fanny children Alfred and   John  - proven 11 Jun 1838

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71   Lillard, John

91   Lillard, John

153   Linnery ? Albert

168   Lillard, Christopher

188   Littlepage, John C


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