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Thomas Wathen Will Transcription

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Date: 16 Aug 1824 [unknown]
Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Wathen
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1824 Thomas Wathen Will. Kentucky, Union County, Will Book A, pp. 148-149, County Court. Digital imags 160 of 363, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 17 May 2021)

Will Transcription

In the name of god Amen. I Thomas Wathen of the County of Union and State of Kentucky being advanced in age and infirm in body, but in possession of all my mental faculty knowing my dissolution approaching near and wishing to dispose of my property in my own way do make this my last will and testament towit. I niprenics I commend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a christian manner at the discretion of my Executor. 2nd I leave to my wife Ann all the tract of land on which I live with its appurtenances during her natural life. 3rd My will and desire is that after my decease so much of my stock shall be sold as will pay all my personal debts. 4th I leave to my wife Ann Wathan al the household and kitchen furniture and farming utensils together with all the live stock of every description to enable her to raise and maintain the children except so much as has been before reserved. 5th I give to my wife Ann Wathan my Negro Girl named Jenny. 6th My will and desire is that after the death of my wife Ann Wathan the land on which I have left her during her natural life shall be sold if my youngest surviving daughter shall have arrived to the age of Eighteen years and not before and the money arising from the sale to be equally divided among my children. 7th I hereby appoint and constitute my wife Ann Wathan and my son Stanislaus Wathan Executors to this my last will and Testament.
Thomas Wathen

The erasures and interlining in the 1st & 2nd line in the 4th Item and in the 1st line of 6th Item were made before signing.
Richard Mudd
Wilm Mudd
Wm Graham
Josiah Williams
At a county court began and held for Union County at the courthouse in Morganfield on Monday the 16th day of August 1824 This last will and Testament of Thomas Wathen deceased was produced in court and proven by the oaths of Wiliam Mudd and William Graham tow of the subscribing witnesses thereto and thereupon ordered to be recorded
Attest James R. Hughes CUCC

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