Will of Vincent Garner

15th Sept. 1847, PC 3, 143

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Garner, Vincent

Will

1857 – Augt. 18 proven in Court by William Starns and Micajah Sutton – subscribing Witnesses and ordered to be recorded. Att. J. Crawford, D.C. Recorded in Book No. 3 page 143.

I, Vincent Garner Sr., of Pulaski County, Ky., do hereby make my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that to say,

1st. I desire that a sufficiency of the perishable part of my Estate be immediately sold after my decease and all my just debts and funeral expenses paid.

2nd. If after the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses, I Give to my wife Pamilla Garner and her children – to wit, Thomas Garner, Howard W. Garner, Leroy Garner, Elizabeth B. Garner and Ebenezer Thompson Garner, all my Estate, both real and personal and mixed and that my wife Pamilla Garner for the use and benefit of herself and said children, have the control and profits and proceeds of my Estate during her widowhood subject to the following restrictions, to wit, that she educate said children in a reasonably good manner and retain all my slaves on the premises unless they should refuse to be controlled by her and in that case she may hire them out under the same restrictions as an Administrator and her and said children be entitled to the hire of the same.

3rd. I desire that my wife Pamilla Garner (who I herein after appoint my Executor) be authorized and I hereby authorize her to sell any one or all of my slaves if in the opinion of the County Court at anytime the real interest of the widow and infant heirs require the sale to be made upon due proof to them _____ alleging that the slave or slaves cannot be controlled by her nor by the person to whom they may hire them the said slave if made to be made agreeable to the order of the County Court, not interfering with the provision of this Will.

4th I desire and require my wife Parmilla Garner to advance to each one of the five children herein named that may marry or arrive to the age of 21 years during her widowhood a sum in property to the amount of one hundred dollars worth suitable to their circumstances or in money at her election and the same to be charged them as so much advanced out of their part of the Estate.

And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my wife Parmilla Garner Executor of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking all others or former Wills or Testaments by me heretofore made.

In Witness Where, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 16th day of February, 1847.

Vincent Garner (seal)

Signed, sealed and published and delivered as an for the Last Will and Testament of the above mentioned Vincent Garner, Sr., in presence of us.

Wm. Starns

M. Sutton.

State of Kentucky }

Pulaski County } Sct.

At a County Court held for Pulaski County aforesaid at the Courthouse thereof in the Town of Somerset on Monday the 18ty day of August 1851, this writing purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Vincent Garner, deceased, was produced to the Court and proven by the Oaths of _____ and Micajah Sutton, subscribing witnesses thereto and (remainder missing)

Pulaski County Will Book 3, page 143.

Vincent Garner and Family are listed in the 1850 Census for Pulaski County, as follows:

Household #230

Garner, Vincent 79 M Farmer $600 NC

Pamilla 34 F KY

Howard W 12 M KY

Leroy 9 M KY

Elizabeth 7 F KY

Ebenezer T 3 M KY

Taylor, Nancy 69 F KY

Living next door in Household # 231 was Vincent Garner Jr.

Garner, Vincent Jr 29 M Farmer $150 KY

Nancy 27 F KY

George W. 8 M KY

Mary 4 F KY

Elizabeth E. 2 F KY

Robert Stewart Jr., son of Robert Stewart and Sally Doolin, married Rachel Garner (born about 1840) 27 Sept 1866. Per the marriage bond, it was Rachel’s second marriage. There is a Rachel Garner in the 1850 Census for Pulaski County, listed as follows:

 

 

Robert Stewart Jr., son of Robert Stewart and Sally Doolin, married Rachel Garner (born about 1840) 27 Sept 1866. Per the marriage bond, it was Rachel’s second marriage. There is a Rachel Garner in the 1850 Census for Pulaski County, listed as follows:

Household # 346

George. W. Garner 41 M Farmer $900 KY

Mary 28 F KY

James 8 M KY

Elizabeth 6 F KY

RACHEL 4 F KY

Mariah 1 F KY

George 19 M KY

At this time, I cannot establish a relationship between Vincent Garner Sr., who’s Will is scanned in and transcribed above, and George W. Garner, father of Rachel, wife of Robert Stewart Jr.

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