Will of Samuel McCorkle Jr. of Green Co., Kentucky

From: Green Co., Kentucky Will Book 3 1840-1875; LDS Film # 0594635
Transcribed by Dave Woody



In the name of God amen, I Samuel McCorkle of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit. That my body be buried in a Christian like manner by my executor or executors herewith named. It is my will that after all my lawful debts are paid I will and bequeath my plantation and land on which I now live, with all the appurtenances to my daughter Nancy, my daughter Betsey, my grandson Johnston, my granddaughter Lovina (Lavina?, Lavena?) Jane, grandson William Ward, grandson Alexander Green, grandson Hardin Woods. Likewise I will and bequeath unto the above named daughters and grandchildren all my horses, my cows, all my hogs, all my household and kitchen furniture and all my farming utensils together with all my moveable property to be theirs and their heirs forever. I will that my son John have two hundred dollars to be paid over when my (bonds?) are collected for my land sold John Seay (Teay?). I will that my son Andrew have sixty dollars to be paid in like manner and my daughter Polly to have two dollars. I will that after all my lawful debts are paid and my will fulfilled that all the moneys due my estate or in the hands of my executor be paid over equally unto my daughter Nancy, my daughter Betsey, my grandson Johnston and my granddaughter Lavina Jane. I further will that my grandson Johnson have the care and management of my farm and that he have my rifle gun. And I do designate and appoint John Buchanan and James W. Buchanan or either of them to my executor to effect and accomplish the objects of this will and to convey my rights and title to the land I sold John Seay. In witness thereof I here unto set my hand and seal this twenty eighth day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty. interlined before assigned.



Samuel X McCorkle          (Seal)



John Seay

William Dearen

John M. Williams

John Herenton


At County Court in Greensburg, Green Co., Kentucky on the 20th day of April 1840 the will was proved. John Seay and William Dearen


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