Will of Richard Cole Sr. Woodford County, KY - 1805

Woodford will Book D, page 275

Sept. ye first day 1805
I make this my last will and testament. I give to
my son Richard Cole Six Shillings Cash to remember
me and to Johnathan Crapper one dollar and George.
To my son Jesse Cole and Grace to Alce Lindsey and
Dave (crossed out) (Hester instead of Dave) for Jesse Cole
or Anthony Lindsey to give to my wife Emma Cole Twenty
dollars a year, as long as she remains a widow and the rest
of my estate to be equally divided amongst the rest of my
children that shall be then alive. Written my own hand
Richd. Cole. N.B. Emsey is to have her bed and a horse
and saddle and after her death Dave is to be sold and the
money is to be divided between Alce Lindsey and Jesse Cole
Richd. Cole

Woodford County Sct December County Court 1814
The foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be
the last Will and testament of Richard Cole decd. was
produced in court and proven to be wholly in his own
hand writing (except for theinterlineation of words “Hester
instead of Dave” and ordered to be certified. At a county
court began and held as aforesaid on the 6 th day of February
1815. The said will was farther and fully proven by the oath
of James Twyman who stated to the best of his knowledge
& belief that said will was written entirely by said Richard
Cole decd. and the same was ordered to be recorded.

Tests John Mc Kinney Jr. Clerk for Woodford County, KY


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