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Reuben Berry Will Transcription

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Date: 29 Aug 1823 to 16 Sep 1844
Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Berry
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  • 1849 Reuben Berry Will. Kentucky, Union County, Will Book B, pp. 361, County Court. Digital image 194 of 570, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 15 May 2021)

Will Transcription

Union County August the Twenty ninth Eighteen hundred and Twenty three. The last will and testament of Reuben Berry being in a bad state of health but sound in mind will and devise as followeth Towit first that the land on which I now live shall belong to my brother Joseph Berry and his sister Mary Berry so long as they live and should one of them live longer than the other, it is my will that the surviving one shall have peacable possession during his or her life.
2nd it is my ___ that everything now on the farm or attached thereto belonging to me shall remain in the possession of my brother Joseph and Sister Mary during their lives and if one should live longer than the other it is my will that the survivor shall have it during life.
3rd It is my further will and desire that my brother Joseph Berry and Mary Berry have the fall enjoyment of all the property above specified during their lives or the life of either.
Signed, sealed & delivered in the presense
Reuben Berry
of Gibson B Taylor
Peter Berry

At a County Court holden for Union County at the Courthouse Morganfield on the 16th day of September 1844, This last will and Testament of Reuben Berry deceased was produced in Court and proven by the oaths of Gibson B. Taylor and Peter Berry the subscribing witnesses thereto and was by the Court Ordered to be recorded which was done accordingly
Att James R Hughes Clerk
Union county Court

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