Will of Robert Stewart-

Sept 16 1847, PC 3, page 143

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I, Robert Stewart of the County of Pulaski and State of Kentucky do hereby make my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say 1st I desire that immediately after my decease there by a sufficiency of the perishable part of my property be sold to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses, 2ndly I give to my wife Sarah Stewart all my estate of every kind during her natural life to be enjoyed by her and the minor children for support maintenance & education & I also give to my said wife the use and free possession of my land during her natural life and at her death, I desire the lands to descend to and by equally enjoyed by my three sons William Stewart, Caldwell Stewart & Robert Stewart, Jr. and their heirs forever and should there by any personal property of my estate at the death of my said wife remaining, I desire that it be equally divided among all my heirs having respects to advancements and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my friend Thomas Doolin, Executor of my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all other or former Wills by me heretofore made in Witness Whereof I hereunto set my name and affix my seal this 2nd day of March, 1849.

Robert Stewart

Signed, sealed and delivered as and for the last Will and Testament of the above named Robert Stewart.

William Starnes

Vincent Garner

David McKenzie

State of Kentucky, Pulaski County, Sct.

At a County Court held for the County aforesaid at the Courthouse thereof in the Town of Somerset on Monday the 21st day of May 1849, a writing purporting to be the Last Will & Testament of Robert Stewart deceased proven by the oaths of David McKenzie and Vincent Garner subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and the same is done accordingly.

Will M. Fox, Clerk

 

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