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John Culver will

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Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Culver, Griggs, Floyd, Burgher
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1841 John Culver Will. Kentucky, Union County, Will Book B, pp. 460-462, County Court. Digital images 246-248 of 570, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 16 May 2021)

Will Transcription

November 21st 1841
I John Culver the father of Robert Culver do wish Robert Culver his son to have the tract of land which he now lives on the tract of land contains ninety seven acres and a half the right of the aforesaid land lies within me and Martha Culver his mother and If should die I want Robert Culver my son to have a title to the aforesaid land. I also want Nancy Griggs my daughter to have a negro girl named Rachel I allso want Johnann my daughter to have a negro boy named Willice I also Mary Griggs my daughter to have a negro boy named Levi I allso want Walter Barron my son in law to have tow [sic] dollars and a half in money I allso want Martha Floyd my daughter to have a negro boy named green I allso want Susan Burgher my daughter to have a negro girl named ary I allso want Evaline my daughter to have the first child that is born and lives I allso want her to made equeal part in the immoveable property with those that are married I allso want Walter Barrons tow [sic] children John C. Barron and Annreitter Barron to have half the legacy that one of the other legattes gets I also want Evaline Culver my daughter to have fifty acres of land lying on the norteast side of my farm joining Nicholas Burgher farm and allso Clement N Buckmans farm I allso want Nicholas Culver my son to have the place I now live on which contains two hundred and thirty eight acres after taking the fifty acres off for Eviline at his mothers Death I allso want Nicholas Culver my son to have a negro man named Harrison at his mohers Death I allso want Nicholas Culver my son to live on the place with his mother and take care of her as long she lives I allso want Martha Culver my wife to have a negro woman Lucy a negro woman named Milly and negro woman named Mariah and a negro boy named lewis and a negro boy named Troy and a negro boy named Henry untill her death and then she can do as she pleases with them and all their increase this was my last testimony and will this given prone under my hand this day and date
John Culver
Robert Brink
Sarah her X mark Crawford

I John Culver of the county of Union & State of Kentucky declare the above with the alteration I now make to be my last will & testament first I wish the Land that is willed my son Robert Dec’d to be divided between his two sons Frances Marion Culver & John Wilson Culver I want all the property willed to my Departed Wife Martha Culver to be equaly divided between all the legatees except my son Robert Culvers tow daughters. I hereby appoint my son Nicholas Culver my executor to see that the above is faithfully complyed with I wish my Daughter Nancy Griggs to have a negro girl named Arie and to pay back to the estate one half of her value I wish John Wilson Culver when he becomes of age to have a horse sadle & bridle out of my estate given under my this 25 day of Aprile [sic] 1846.
John Culver
Wm Morrison
Joseph M Cromwell

At a County Court holden for Union County at the Court house in Morganfield on the 18th day of May 1846; This last will and testament of John Culver deceased with the codicil theirto annexed was produced in court and the said Codicil was proved by the oathes of William Morrison and Joseph M Cromwell the subscribing witnesses thereto. And the said William Morrison and Joseph M Cromwell further mad oath that at the time of executing said Codicil by said John Culver the will was read over to him and he declared the same with the alterations made by the Codicil to be his last will and testament in the presence of the witnesses aforesaid and in the presence of each others whereupon said will and Codicil was ordered to be recorded which was done--
Attest James R Hughes C.U.C.C.

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