Contributed by Valerie J. Davis, Mar 2001
from LDS Film 0598753: Pulaski County (Kentucky) Wills 1801-1838; filmed in 1969. Original records held in the County Clerk's Office

The Will of Daniel Adams
1814, Pulaski County, Kentucky
Will Book 1, pp 132-133

Adams, Daniel's Will
Pulaski St of Kentucky

I Daniel Adams being Very sick and low in body tho in Perfect mind do Constitute and make this my Last Will and Testament. I first bequeath my soul to God who first gave it me and my body to be buried in a Christian Like manner and as for my worldly Estate it is my Will that my wife Hannah Adams shall have $100. In Cash and have the Negro woman Hannah, as long as she lives and the Plantation and the Vegatables and four sheep also the Grey Horse and Sorrel mare for her Own use and her part of the Insuing Crop Also the Negro Woman at her death to be sold and the money Equally divided among the Heirs also one Hundred and fifty Dollars in the hands of Asa W. Kinzey, and some notes to be divided among and all the Ballance of the property that I have not left to the use of my wife to be sold and equally divided among the heirs and it is my will that my wife Injoy the Plantation and farming tools and household furneture two Cows and as many hogs as will be sufficient for her support during her Natural life and then to be sold and equally divided among the heirs also it is my Will that fifty Dollars out of Silvester Adams part go to the heirs of Ephraim Adams deceased, and also it is my Will that Ralph Williams, John Preston, and Joseph Thompson Shall be my Executors Sign'd Seal Febuary 15th 1814.
Daniel Adams

B. Williams
Elizabeth C_th__ing
Elijah Barnes

At a County Court held for Pulaski County at the Courthouse thereof in Somerset On Monday the 28th day of Febuary 1814 This will was proven to be the last Will & testament of Daniel Adams Deceased by the Oath of Bailes Williams & Elijah Barns Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be Recorded and the same is done Accordingly.
Teste Will Fox

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