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Transcription of Aaron Harris Will

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Date: 25 Jul 1842 to 1 Jul 1843
Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Harris, Clements, Berry
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1842 Aaron Harris Will. Kentucky, Union County, Will Book B, pp. 228, County Court. Digital images 151 of 570, FamilySearch ([1]: accessed 2 May 2021)


In the name of God Amen I Aaron Harris of the County of Union State of Kentucky being at present of sound mind and memory do publish this my last will & testament in manner and form following first it is my will that all my Just debts be paid it is also my will that my loving wife Matilda have the use of all my property during her natural life except one negro woman named Hannah it is my will for her to be free at my decease and if she is not able to support herself she is to have a support out of the property it is also my will that my wife have the entire disposal of one half of all my property except two negro women Hannah & Siller it is my will that Elizabeth Cowls have Siller at the death of my wife it is also my will that at the death of my wife one half of the property bequeath to four children of Thomas Cowls of Illinois (viz) Elizabeth Cowles Mary June Cowls Thomas Jefferson Cowls George Washington Cowls to be equally divided between the four. I with it clearly understood that Siller is not in either of the above named divisions but at the death of my wife to be given up to Elizabeth Cowls.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th July 1842. Signed and pronounced by the said Aaron Harris to be his last will and Testament in presence of us who have subscribed our names at the request and in the presence of the testator.
Aaron Harris
Isaac Hollingsworth
Andrew A Cruz

Union County
1st July County Court 1843
This Instrument of writing was produced in court and proven to be the last will & Testament of Aaron Harris Dec’d whose name is thereto subscribed by the oaths of Isaac Hollingsworth & Andrew A. Cruz the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded
Whereupon the same is recorded accordingly
Att James R Hughes clk
Union County Court

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