in Kentucky Wills
or Wills with NANCE name in
Index of Wills: (Those labeled "below" are on this page.)
his daughter, (below) in Will of Hartwell MARTIN, Green County, Will Book 2 Page 114-115
C. C. NANCE
, Will, 421, Webster County, Will Book 2, 1886-1916 KY Archives microfilm roll No. 568130
, (below) Washington County, Will Bk. E, p. 164
W. L. NANCE
, Will, 416, Webster County Will Book 2, 1886-1916 KY Archives microfilm roll No. 568130
, (below) Witness for David PREECES, Green County, Will Book 1 p. 65
, (below) Witness for Charles SKAGGS, Green County, Will Book 1 p. 137-139
left a Will dated Aug. 22, 1832, and probated Sep. 24, 1832
(Washington Co. KY)
Will Bk. E, p. 164). It mentions son
David W. NANTZ
, and it also mentions John W., Jeremiah, Johnson, Fanny, Louisana T.,
William G., Anna Eliza, Thomas W., Susan Mae, Caroline H. NANTZ
, Martha Chandler,
Narcissa Claybrook and Nancy Booker, relationships to all these not being mentioned.
Will Abstracts - (Green County, Kentucky) Will Book 1 p. 65 David PREECES will.
My son Daniel PREECES. My son James PREECES - land bounded by Nathaniel OWENS andby James MONEY.
My son Jonas PREECES-land he purchased from me. Wife Anna PREECES. Youngest daughter Levicey PREECES.
Equal portions to my children hereafter named- Elenor SCOTT, William Powel PREECES, Jonas PREECES,
John PREECES, Mary PEPPER, Precilla PERRY, Lyddia MONEY, Daniel PREECES, Susannah MEERS, Livincy PREECES.
Signed David PREECES Feb. 11, 1811. Witnesses Elias BARBEE, James MONEY, Zachariah NANCE.
Proved Court Mar. 25, 1811
9 FEBRUARY 1815
GREEN COUNTY, KENTUCKY
Will Book 1 pp. 137-139
In the Name of god amen, I CHARLES SKAGGS Citizen of Green County,
considering the Mortality of human Nature and that it was
appointed for all men once to die and after committing my body to the
ground and my soul to god who gave it, I make and constitute this
instrument of writing whereunto my name is subscribed to be my last will
and testament, revoking all others. In primis, all my debts of which there
is but few, and none of Magnitude, are to be paid, and then whatever
there remains I will and bequeath in the following manner that is to say
first my wish and desire is that my beloved wife LUCY SKAGGS shall have the
use and profit of my whole estate Real and personal during her Natural life
except such parts as I shall hereafter mention, that is to say the part of
the land and plantation whereon I now live, and whereon my son MOSES
SKAGGS Now lives, on the South side of the branch for him to have the use
and benefit of that previous to the decease of his Mother, and at her
decease to have the hold of the land the reason of my doing this is because
he paid a greater part of the price that we gave for the land, though the
deed was made to me. And at the decease of my wife; my desire is to have
the whole of the land.
Item first I will and bequeath to my beloved son
ARCHIBALD SKAGGS a negro girl called Susanna.
Item I will and bequeath to
my beloved daughter RACHEL BLEVEN'S heirs one dollar.
Item to my beloved
daughter NANCY MEREDITH an equal part part of my estate except such parts
as I have before mentioned and shall hereafter mention.
Item I will and
bequeath, to my beloved son FREDERICK SKAGGS I will and bequeath to him
his equal part, among the other Children except such parts as is before and
hereafter shall be mentioned.
Item to my beloved daughter POLLY GRAY I
will and bequeath to her heirs one dollar.
Item to my beloved daughter
SALLY ROBERTSON, I will and bequeath an equal part with the others except
the parts before and hereafter will be mentioned.
Item to my beloved son
THOMAS SKAGGS I will and bequeath my Negro boy called Bob and an equal part
with the other Children of the property before mentioned and my said son
THOMAS SKAGGS I will to be the executor to my whole estate.
Item to my
beloved son MOSES SKAGGS I will bequeath my Negro man called Sepio and a
rifle gun called Sepios gun together with a equal part of the property not
Item to TEMPY BELCHER, wife to BERRY BELCHER I will and
bequeath to her a filly called the reggie muffin to be hers immediately
after my death.
Item to NATHAN BLEVIN I will and bequeath two [word
crossed out] colts, one called Jolly and the other Tody.
In witness of which I have hereunto set my hand this ninth day of February
in the year of Christ one thousand eight hundred and fifteen.
WM. G. OWENS
At a County Court, held for Green County at the Courthouse in Greensburgh
on the 22nd day of January 1816. The within will of CHARLES SKAGGS Dec'd
was produced in Court and proven by the oath of
WILLIAM G. OWENS, ZACHERIAH NANCE
and NATHANIEL OWENS subscribing witnesses
to said will, and that they believed him at the time of executing the same
to be in his perfect mind and memory and the same was ordered to be
recorded which is done accordingly. Given under my hand this 28th day of
JOHN BARRET, cfc
WILL: Hartwell MARTIN, 1825
Green County Will Book 2
I Hartwell MARTIN a citizen of the County of Green and State of
being in perfect health and of sound mind and calling to
mind the mortality of the body knowing that it is appointed for men
once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament
ratifying this and no others.
Item first I give unto my beloved wife Nancy MARTIN the farm on
which I now live, with all the improvements theron during her
natuaral lifetime and at her decease to be equally divided between
my sons Martin MARTIN and Hartwell MARTIN.
Item 2nd I give unto my daughter Jincy SKAGGS thirty seven dollars
in such movable property as I may have in posession at my death to
be valued by two disinterested person one of which is to be chosen
by my wife Nancy MARTIN the other to be chosen by said Nabur, the
above named $37 is given to the aforesaid Jincy SKAGGS to make her
equal part of my estate the same that I have heretofore given to my
daughters Sally SCOTT, Polly HASH, July Philpott, Betsy NANCE
have heretofore given each of them sixty dollars. I have also given
to my son Henry Martin sixty dollars, and do seriously believe each
of the aforesaid children have received more than will fall to the
share of the remainder of my children.
Item 3rd the whole of my personal estate at my decease is to remain
in the hands of my wife Nancy Martin, and by her to be safely kept
together for her use until my sons marries, the one then marrying is
to have one third part of said personal estate, the ballance to be
reserved until the marriage of the other, at which time he is to
have a third part, the remaining third part to be enjoyed by my said
wife Nancy Martin her lifetime, at her decease to be equally divided
between my sons Martin Martin and Hartwell Martin.
Item 4th I give to my son William Martin thirty acres of land where
he now lives to be laid off on the west side of my plantation along
(unlegible) line so as to include the improvements where said
William Martin now lives, and should he wish to sell and remove he
is to let my sons Hartwell Martin and Martin have the refusal of
said land and to sell to no other person if they wish to purchase,
In testimony Whereof I have set my hand this 31st day of January 1821.
Jeremiah (his X mark) McFarlin
At a County Court held for Green County at the Courthouse in
Greenburg on the 17th day of January 1825
This last will and testament of Hartwell Martin deceased was
produced in court by Nancy Martin and proven by the oath of William
Sympson one of the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be
certified and at a court held for Green County at the Courthouse on
the 18th day of April 1825 the same was fully proven by the oath of
Jeremiah McFarlin another subscribing witness thereto to have been
signed sealed and published as the last will and testament of the
said Martin, and at the time of signing the same they believed him
to be in his perfect mind and memory and the same is ordered to be
recorded which is done.
Test, John Barrett, Clerk
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