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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Last Will and Testament of John Thomas 1807 Adair

Last Will and Testament


John Thomas 1807

Transcribed by

Valerie J. Thompson

Nov 4, 2012


Adair County Will Book A, page 113   

 In the name of god, Amen. I, John Thomas of County of Adair & State of Kentucky do make this my last will and testament, to wit:

Item, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Ann Thomas all my estate and at her death to be equally divided among my children, Harding Thomas, Robert Thomas, John Thomas, Susanney

Page 114

Bondurent, Lucy Sweeney, & Nanncy Hellems &

it is my will that Sarah Winifrey shall have six shillings to be paid by my Executors, &

it is my will that William Cabbel Ballewe shall have six pounds to be paid by my Executors.

There is a certain Bricke debt that, if it comes, it is my will that all my children shall pay an equal part. I, likewise , appoint my three sons, Hardin Thomas, Robert Thomas, & John Thomas, my Executors of this my last will & Testament, as Witness my and seal this the twentieth day of March One thousand Eight hundred and Seven.                                                       
                                                                                               John D. Thomas {Seal}

                                                                                                            x his mark 

Witness by us:

John Miller

Phillip Winfrey

Judith Thomas (her mark)

Adair County

At a County court began and held for Adair County on Monday the 6th of July 1807 this last will and testament of John Thomas dec’d was exhibited in court and proven by the oath of John Miller and Phillip Winfrey, subscribing Witnesses.