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Submitted by:  Sandy Kassen

        Jane Montgomery

 

WILL OF JANE MONTGOMERY

b. ~ 1734; d. bet Oct and Dec 1807

widow of William Montgomery

 

Will Book C, Pg. 127

Lincoln Co., KY

Will Dated: 18 Oct  1807

Recorded: 14 Dec 1807

 

“I Jane Montgomery do so far attest and revoke all other wills and testaments (word?) me at any other time made, as is herein provided, towit,

   I will & bequeath to my daughter Molly Russell my negroe woman  Jenny,also my mare, saddle & bridle; and whatever money remains unpaid for my land.

   I will & bequeath to Jenny Hughes my bed & its clothes of furniture, and my hat;

   And to prevent any doubt of my having given to Smith Russell, my colt, I now will it to him.

   I wish my wearing clothes to be divided among my children.

   And I will to my son James the money I lent him and all the residue of my estate not herein otherwise bequeathed.

   In witness wherof I have directed my name to be hereto subscribed in my presence, and my seal to be annexed this eighteenth day of October one thousand, eight hundred & seven.”

                                                                    Her mark and seal

                                                                   Jane Montgomery

Wm. Logan

Alex Montgomery

Caty Wallas

 

RECORDED

 

“State of Kentucky, Lincoln County…”

   At a County Court held for Lincoln County on Monday the 14th Day of December 1807 this last will and testament of Jane Montgomery Decd. Was exhibited into court and proved by the oath of William Logan and Alexander Montgomery subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be  recorded(?).

                                Word illegible

                                Thomas Montgomery CLCC 

Transcribed as correctly as possible by Sandy Russell Kassen.