Notes for Zachariah Morgan: Will of Zachariah Morgan, Clay County-Kentucky-Apr-10-1841- In the name of the Lord - Amen: I first give my soul to God & my body to be laid in the earth, and being in sound mind but feeble in body, do make this my last will and testament - To wit: First I give all my landed Estate to three of my sons, To wit: David Morgan, Elisha Morgan, and Washington Morgan, to equally divided between them; Secondly I give to my wife, Mary/\Morgan, all my household & kitchen furniture, one horse, all my stock of sheep & hogs-& 2 cows. Thirdly I wish all the rest of my property to be sold and from the proceeds to pay all my just debts and the balance to be equally divided among all my children, To wit: Rachel Pendleton, Betsey Lewis, William Morgan, Louisa Parsons, Jesse Morgan, Joseph Morgan, Nancy Sergeant, Cressy Sergeant, Abel Morgan, John Morgan, to heirs of Zachariah Morgan-decd, Luicinda Morgan* Combs, David, & Elisha Morgan and Washington Morgan, and I hereby appoint John Gilbert Sr. my executor - All wills or assertions coming in contact with this my last will is hereby declared to be null & void; the foregoing will being read & well understood by me, I have caused my name to be assigned and my seal affixed this day & date first above written. John Gilbert Senr Zachariah hisXmark Morgan William Mattingly
*Morgan has a line drawn through it and Combs is written above it.
Will of Zachariah Morgan, b 1770/1775, transcribed by Jack Martin 5/24/05 from copy of will received from Clay County Clerk.
State of Kentucky - Clay County - to wit: I - William Williams, Clerk of the Clay County Court, do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the will of Zachariah Morgan, which will was produced in open Court at the September Term of said Court - 1841. and proved by John Gilbert Senr. or of the attesting witnesses, and ordered to be recorded which is duly done. Given under my hand this 11th September, 1841- William Williams, Clk
Transcribed by Jack Martin 5/24/05 from copy of received from Clay County Clerk.
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