Contributed by Sheila Evans


The Will of James Hamilton
1835 Pulaski County, Kentucky
Will Bk 3 p 251
Copy of the original will obtained from the PCK Historical Society in Somerset, Ky. - blurred & dark, but he names 3 daughters.


...[beginning paragraphed not typed in by me]...

1st to my three daughters, Elizabeth, Rutha, and Sousannah a negro woman named Easther to be enjoyed by them forever and ___? _ acres of land out of the tract I now live on ...[can't read land descriptions]

...I wish my son Moses to remain on ... [next parts can't be read by me]

...[paraphrasing by me] ...the remainder of my estate to be equally divided among my several children. .my friends Robert Modrel and John Jasper, Executors of this my last will and testament...set my hand this 18 day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five. (signed) James Hamilton (seal)

(other signatures/witnesses?) John Modrell, Robt. Modrel


Proven in Pulaski Co., Ky. Ct. & Recorded 21 Sept. 1835.

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