Dicy Newton 1850

Source: Muhlenberg Will Book 3 Page 99

In the name of God, Amen, I Dicy Newton of the county of Muhlenberg and state of Kentucky being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and disposing memory do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made and declaring this to be my last one.

I desire that all the personal part of my estate be immediately sold after my decease and out of the moneys arising therefrom all my just debts be paid and should the perishable part of my estate prove insufficient for the purposes as above mentioned, then I desire my Executors hereinafter named to collect from Mr. James Taggart five hundred and ten dollars the balance of the sum of money I placed in his hands to keep for me in the year 1845 _____ ______ legal interest thereon and out of the money arising therefrom pay such of my just debts as shall remain unpaid out of the perishable part of my estate.

And after the payment of my debts and funeral expenses I give to my son Hilory Newton and his heirs forever the balance of the sum due me from said Taggart who has all that is due me from the estate of my husband Abraham Newton deceased. Also, all the rest of my estate of what nature or kind it may be not herein before named except one dollar hereinafter mentioned.

I give to my son John Newton one dollar if he be living. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my friends Alexander Mcpherson and Samuel Turner Executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 11th(?) day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty.

Dicy (x) Newton

Witness: M.(?)H. Whitaker
Jacinth McPherson
James S. Turner

The foregoing last will and testament of Dicy Newton deceased was produced into court and proven to be the act and deed of the said Dicy Newton by the oath of M.(?)H. Whitaker and James S. Turner. April 1850