Will of Robert Wilson

Livingston County, Kentucky

Will Book A, Page 66

Will dated September 21, 1821.  Robert Wilson, of sound mind and memory, asks that his debts be paid.  He gives to wife Priscilla the tract of land on which he now lives, the plantation house and furniture, one horse, saddle and bridle to have during her lifetime.  He gives five dollars each to son William, son John and daughter Hannah.  To son Robert, the tract of land on which he now lives, on 138 acres of land on waters of Camp Creek that was contracted from Joseph Wilson to Robert Wilson.  To daughter Judah, one horse, saddle and bridle, and one cow.  To son James, 400 acres of land he lives on.  To son Micajah, 400 acres of land granted by the Commonwealth unto Robert Wilson, assignee of John Clark.  To sons Jeremiah and David, 400 acres of land that is called my old place and 360 acres of land on the waters of Camp Creek that was assignee of William Wilson to John Wilson, and 150 acres of land that I now live on, at the death of my wife Priscilla Wilson.  Also to Jeremiah and David, my horses, cows, hogs and sheep at her death.  To daughter Polly, one horse, saddle and bridle, cow and one bed and furniture.  To daughter Priscilla, one horse, saddle and bridle, one cow, bed and furniture.  Daughters Judah, Polly and Priscilla to have the tract of land where Hannah lives, on the waters of Tradewater, and the waters of Pinah, to be equally divided.  To three sons Robert, James and Micajah, the upper tract of land on the Tradewater and Pinah, to be equally divided.  Signed:  Robert Wilson

Witnesses:  George Flynn, William Flynn

Produced in county court December term, 1821, and proven by oath of George Flynn and ordered for further proof.  Produced again in court July 8, 1822, and proven by oath of William Flynn.

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