1870 Leroy Duncan Will
I Leroy Duncan do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and
form following that is today.
First. I desire that all the perishable part of my estate be
immediately sold after my decease and out of the moneys arising therefore
all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid. Should the perishable part
of my property prove insufficient for the above purposes, then I desire that
my executor hereafter named may sell any part of my real-estate that he may
choose and out of the moneys arising therefrom pay and satisfy such of my
just debts as shall remain unpaid out of the perishable part of my estate.
Secondly. After the payment of debts and funeral expenses, I give my wife
Aggay Duncan one third part of my estate both real and personal for and
during the term of her natural life and after her decease, I give the same
to my children hereinafter mentioned, to wit,
Thirdly. I give to my grandson Samuel Clark the son and only heir of my
daughter Lavina Clark, deceased, who intermarried with Daniel Clark. One
dollar to him the said Samuel Clark and his heirs forever.
Fourthly I give to my daughter Lucinda Zorns who intermarried with Martin
Zorns. One dollar to her and her heirs forever.
Fifthly. I give to my daughter Narcissa James who intermarried with Basel
James. One dollar to her and her heirs forever.
Sixthly. I give to my son Ely Duncan one dollar to him and his heirs
Seventh. I give to my son Isaac Duncan one dollar to him and his heirs
Eighth. I give to my granddaughter Biola Richards the daughter and only
heir of Lucretia Ann Richards deceased who intermarried with Robert
Richards. One dollar to her and her heirs.
Ninth. I give to my daughter Riceoah Cannifax who intermarried with C.
Cannifax one dollar to her and her heirs.
Tenth. I give to my son William F. Duncan one dollar to him and his heirs
Eleventh. I give to my son Edward Roy Duncan one dollar to him and his
Twelfth. I give to my son Lawson W. Duncan all the balance of my estate
both personal and real that may be left after the above named amounts are
paid out and not otherwise disposed of. I further give to the said Lawson
W. Duncan all of my personal and real estate that may be paid off and set a
part for my wife Aggay Duncan. After her decease be the same what it may
from one dollar to ten thousand dollars more or less to him and his heirs
And Lastly. I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Lawson W. Duncan
executor of my last will and testament hereby revoking all other or former
wills or testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof, I have
hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 12th day of June 1854.
(Signature) Leroy Duncan (seal)
Signed, sealed, published and xxx for the last will and testament of the
above named Leroy Duncan in the presence of E. P. Davis. L--- says
Proved 10 Jan 1870 Carter County Kentucky
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